Stretch Mark Treatment
A stretch mark is a kind of scar that forms when our skin stretches or shrivels rapidly. The sudden change causes the collagen and elastin, which support our skin, to break. As the skin heals, stretch marks might show up.
Not every person goes through these band-like scars on their skin. Fluctuating chemical and hormonal levels appear to assume a role to play. You may likewise have a higher gamble on the off chance that individuals in your family get stretch marks.
Assuming you foster stretch marks, you’re probably going to do as such during these times:
- Puberty periods that occur in adolescence, pregnancy weight reduction or gain.
- Weight lifting when you have fast muscle development.
Skin specialists utilize the accompanying procedures to leave stretch marks less observable. All of these medical treatments are given below.
- Laser therapy
- Radiofrequency therapy
- Chemical peel
Lasers deliver focused light to the skin. Depending on the type of laser we use, the treatment may have the potential to increase collagen production and help stretch marks blend in with the surrounding skin. It is very helpful in treating stretch marks. Laser therapy is also used to improve skin texture and reduce scars and redness caused by rosacea. Laser therapy can potentially improve the appearance of stretch marks.
Microdermabrasion involves exfoliating the skin in a way that at-home treatments can’t. Using a handheld rod, a professional applies an abrasive substance to your skin to gently scrub away dead skin cells. Research on microdermabrasion for stretch marks is limited, but a recent research review suggests it may reduce the severity of the marks.
Microneedling makes use of a gadget that produces tiny pricks in the skin. This treatment causes the skin to produce collagen and elastin, which can help make loose skin appear tighter. It’s a minimally invasive way to treat the texture of stretch marks, even older ones, and it can help even out skin tones.
Radiofrequency treatments send energy waves into your skin that stimulate collagen production and can result in firmer skin. These treatments have been combined with micro-needling treatments to send energy waves even deeper into the skin. The needle penetrates the skin and releases radiofrequency into the channels and stimulates the deeper layers of collagen. Recent research indicates that radiofrequency therapy may improve the appearance of stretch marks.
Chemical peels include the application of an acid such as glycolic acid to the surface of the skin. Professional chemical peels are more powerful than at-home versions and are applied in the office. Like the other treatments mentioned above, chemical peels also provide deep exfoliation of the skin and boost collagen production. This can help make stretch marks appear smaller.
To give you the best outcome, Dr. Neetu Narula at HM Aesthetics, Chandigarh utilizes more than one procedure. The course of action is always determined after a one-on-one consultation. For instance, she would treat you with radio frequency and a heartbeat color laser depending on how much fading the stretch mark scar requires.
With all procedures, aftereffects are conceivable and commendable. In the talented hands of our board-confirmed cosmetologists, after-effects will generally be minor and fleeting. Having a little redness and swelling after a procedure is normal. The redness and swelling will generally vanish in a couple of hours or days.