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Does Mederma work for stretch marks?

Does Mederma work for stretch marks?

Try Retin-A: Actually, there is some data that use of Retin-A cream on the stretch marks can result in mild improvements. ...Read more

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Does revitol stretch mark removal cream really work?

Does revitol stretch mark removal cream really work?

Stretch marks: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Does carboxytherapy work for stretch marks?

Does carboxytherapy work for stretch marks?

Stretch mark removal: Carboxytherapy causes the formation of new collagen which subsequently thickens the skin to improve the appearance of the stretch marks by rebuilding the collagen matrix. Other treatment options include laser resurfacing or surgical excision. For stretch marks in the lower abdomen following pregnancy, a tummy tuck will remove the skin containing these stretch marks. ...Read more

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Does bio-oil work well for stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Does carboxytherapy for stretch marks work or not?

Does carboxytherapy for stretch marks work or not?

Yes: It is very effective and works on any color of skin. Improvement starts with the fors session and increases with subsequent sessions. There is downtime or sarring. Rarely there is minor temporary bruising. The deeper and wider stretch marks show the most dramatic improvement. ...Read more

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Does trilastin work for stretch marks?

Does trilastin work for stretch marks?

No: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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Does bio-oil help with stretch marks?

Does bio-oil help with stretch marks?

No: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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Will Mederma really work on scars?

Will Mederma really work on scars?

No: Mederma and the majority of topical treatment for scars have been shown to have no improvement on normal wound healing, (but it won't hurt.) vitamin e and massage have some very week evidence of benefit. Protection from the sun is the thing that has shown the most benefit- use and reapply good sunblock during the first year of healing. ...Read more

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Does laser help bad stretch marks on the arms?

Does laser help bad stretch marks on the arms?

Stretch marks: Pulsed dye laser can reduce redness in stretch marks and promote slight smoothing but it will not get rid of them completely. ...Read more

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How well does Micro needling work for stretch marks?

How well does Micro needling work for stretch marks?

Modest improvement.: Micro needling is effective in tightening loose skin but only modestly and that is particularly true when it comes to stretch marks. It will definitely not remove them, but they may end up being narrower. ...Read more

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Will microdermabrasion work as a stretch mark removal method, if my stretch marks are new?

Will microdermabrasion work as a stretch mark removal method, if my stretch marks are new?

Don't be fooled: Microdermabrasion will do very little long term to fix problems in the skin like stretch marks. Do not be fooled by practitioners who tell you they can fix your scars by this method. ...Read more

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Help can bio oil really work for spot scars?

Help can bio oil really work for spot scars?

Bio oil: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Does scarprin work on flat scars?

Does scarprin work on flat scars?

Silicone gel on scar: Scarprin is silicone gel. Silicone gel applied to scars is the only non-invasive treatment proven to improve the appearance of scars. It is most dramatic when applied to raised scars. However, the appearance of flat scars may also improve with daily use of topical silicone gel. ...Read more

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Could carboxytherapy for stretch marks work?

Could carboxytherapy for stretch marks work?

Carboxytherapy: AN unproven therapy for stretch marks. I use the 50/50 example. If you have the extra $s than it might work in 50% of the cases. But I am very doubtful. ...Read more

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Does Vicks vapourub work on stretch marks?

Maybe?: There is nothing to support that it will work on stretch marks, but it certainly won't cause any harm so you could give it a try. ...Read more

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Does Mederma work fpr dermatofibroma?

Does Mederma work fpr dermatofibroma?

Not a scar: Mederma is proposed for scar improvement. A dermatofibroma is a benign tumor which originates in the deeper layer of the skin, the dermis and extends upwards. Nothing short of surgery will remove a dermatofibroma. ...Read more

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Does tretinoin work better for scars or stretch marks better than things like ScarFade or Mederma?

Does tretinoin work better for scars or stretch marks better than things like ScarFade or Mederma?

Tretinoin for scars: Retin-A (tretinoin) is a topical derivative of vitamin A that is most commonly used to treat acne, but also has several properties that may help fade discolored skin and certain types of scars. If you are looking for a more conservative approach to treating your scars than lasers or surgery, Retin-A may be a good option for you. ...Read more

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Does bio oil help stretch mark appearence?

Does bio oil help stretch mark appearence?

Yes: Bio oil can improve appearance of newer red stretch marks according to the manufacturer. It is cost effective compared to mederma stretch mark cream. Expect a gradual improvement of no more than about 20 per cent. ...Read more