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How to help rid stretch marks?

How to help rid stretch marks?

Consult: I would consult a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. Creams don't tend to work, but lasers can work and both plastic surgeons as well as dermatologists have familiarity with using lasers to help with stretch marks. ...Read more

Dr. Morris Westfried
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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks are a condition where the skin is stretched by weight gain or during pregnancy, leaving slightly indented lines where the surface layer of ...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 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 ?

Nothing: 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 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 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