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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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Dr. Morris Westfried
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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks = striae caused by ...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 do I get rid of stretch marks fast?

How do I get rid of stretch marks fast?

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 do you get rid of stretch marks?

How do you get rid of stretch marks?

Cocoa Butter: There are many creams and lotions available on the market. However, the old remedy that still works great is using cocoa butter. In fact, may of the current modern products contain cocoa butter because it works so well. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of stretch marks?

How do you get rid of stretch marks?

Stretch Marks: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing,dermabrasion & medication (i.e., retinoids) ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks ?

How do I get rid of stretch marks ?

Stretch Mark: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing, dermabrasion & medication (i.e., retinoids). ...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 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 do you get rid of stretch marks and cellulite?

How do you get rid of stretch marks and cellulite?

Very hard: Stretch marks are permanent on skin but you can avoid getting stretch marks again by stretching before training,or you can make them appear less by tanning. You can get stretch marks from sudden weight gain or sudden weight loss. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of white strech marks?

How do I get rid of white strech 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 do you get rid of stretch marks ?

How do you get rid of stretch marks ?

May help: Our colleague dr. Westfried says, "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." he also suggests that laser removal can help. ...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 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 around my back?

How do I get rid of stretch marks around my back?

Stretch marks : Stretch marks are difficult to improve. Overtime, redness fades and whitish streaks remain. Laser, topical retin a (tretinoin) , vitamin e may be recommended by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pock marks?

How do you get rid of pock marks?

Pock marks: The most effective treatments for pock marks are dermabrasion, laser resurfacing and surgical needling. ...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