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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks = striae caused by ...Read more


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How can you get rid of stretch marks?

How can you get rid of stretch marks?

Unlikely: Retin-a may help dark stretch marks to soften in color and moisturizers may ease the dryness associated with striae but the rumors about cocoa butter, lanolin, vitamin e, aloe vera are largely unfounded and essentially old wives tales. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of old stretch marks?

How can I get rid of old stretch marks?

Old stretch marks: You can't. I would see a Dermatologist and she/he will explain what can and cannot be done to control stretch marks. ...Read more

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How could i get rid of stretch marks?

How could i get rid of stretch marks?

Stretch marks: It is unlikely that you can get rid of them on your own. Have your doctor refer you to a specialist in that area. He/she will discuss all the options with you and together you will have to work out how best to proceed. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of silvery stretch marks?

How can I get rid of silvery stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Since stretch marks represent a permanent change in the dermis (the deeper layer of skin beneath the surface layer known as the epidermis), there is no amount of resurfacing that can erase them. However, studies have shown that laser treatments can lessen the depth of stretch marks in some patients, with an improvement rate of between 20 and 50%. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks?

How do I get rid of stretch marks?

Mederma, co2, laser: Mederma stretch mark has an effect but not dramatic on fresh stretch marks, carboxytherapy, the injections of medical carbon dioxide gas, can improve stretxh marks in amy color skin. It stimulates new firbroblast formation and works in any color of skin. Fractionated laser works on fresh stretch marks in light color skin. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks?

How do I get rid of stretch marks?

TIncture of time: Sorry, no magic; there is no quick way to get rid of stretch marks. They will lessen considerably over time in many cases, but the half-life of collagen is about one year -- meaning it takes a year to see even a 50% improvement in their appearance. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of old stretch marks?

How can you get rid of old stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Since stretch marks represent a permanent change in the dermis (the deeper layer of skin beneath the surface layer known as the epidermis), there is no amount of resurfacing that can erase them. However, studies have shown that laser treatments can lessen the depth of stretch marks in some patients, with an improvement rate of between 20 and 50%. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of/reduce stretch marks?

How can I get rid of/reduce stretch marks?

Sorry: 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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How can I get rid of stretch marks? Is it possible to get rid of stretch marks?

How can I get rid of stretch marks? Is it possible to get rid of stretch marks?

Mederma: Mederma stretch mark cream does fade red stretch marks faster. For greater results procedures are available with the palomar laser system or with injections of carbon dioxide gas, carboxytherapy. Improvement of 50 per cent is achievable. ...Read more

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How to get rid of stretch marks?

How to get rid of stretch marks?

Laser,carboxytherapy: Creams are only partially effective on new stretch marks. In office procedures for stretch marks include laser -fractionated and palomar 1540 laser which can improve stretch marks. Carboxytherapy is the injection of carbon dioxide gas to safely improve stretch marks in any color skin. See carboxyworld.Com for results. ...Read more

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How to get rid of stretch marks?

How to get rid of stretch marks?

You can't: You can not get rid of them. They are actual trauma to the skin with resultant scar formation. They will fade with time but always be there to some degree. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of strechmarks?

Stretch marks: Try using cocoa butter you can also try using virgin coconut oil. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks from pregnancy?

How do I get rid of stretch marks from pregnancy?

Marks fade but stay: Pregnancy stretch marks, as well as stretch marks from body building or obesity, are lines where the second layer of skin (the dermis, under the surface) has cracked and separated. The stretch marks heal in that position, but their width narrows after the tummy shrinks down after delivery. The lines fade with time, but never go away completely. ...Read more

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How to get rid of strech marks?

This is very difficu: early stretch marks respond well to lasers and topical retinoic acid. Older stretch marks are more difficult to treat, but there are newer lasers that work better on them like fraxel. see a dermatologist or doctor who is a fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery ...Read more