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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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Will stretch marks creams work on white stretch marks?

Will stretch marks creams work on white stretch marks?

Stretch marks Rx: Will stretch marks creams work on white stretch marks? ANS: It is likely not effective but here is what i would do. Treat only one side as directed. Take pictures before and then as treatment continues. See if you can see any difference. Let us know which one works on you But better to spend you $ elsewhere is my assessment. ...Read more

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Can exercise remove strech marks?

Can exercise remove strech marks?

Scars & Vitamin E: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. A dermatologist is the best place to start. Exercises won't help. ...Read more

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Will carboxytherapy help get rid of my stretch marks?

Will carboxytherapy help get rid of my 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. Carboxy (or any other so-called "therapy", is quackery. 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 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

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How do stretch marks occur?

How do stretch marks occur?

Stretch marks: Stretch marks are scarring of the dermis. They occur when there has been rapid growth and stretching of tissue like in growth spurts, pregnancy and obesity. They fade over time. ...Read more

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What fades stretch marks really good?

What fades stretch marks really good?

Stretch marks: If the skin has just changed, then you have within one year to have an effect. Over-the-counter MADERMA has been helpful for many people. Avoiding sun exposure will help prevent more permanent scarring of the affected skin. Take care. ...Read more

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Does hydroquinone remove stretch mark?

Does hydroquinone remove stretch mark?

Unfortunately not: While topical hydroquinone may lighten abnormally darkened areas of skin in and around stretch marks, the drug itself will not remove the stretch mark. ...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 remove stretch marks?

How can I remove stretch marks?

No easy way.: Stretch marks represent a tear in the dermis (strength layer) of the skin. There are a number of treatments including surgery, laser, topical therapy, and chemical peeling. Other than surgery, which trades a scar for a stretch mark, none of these have been proven to be greatly effective. Depending on the location, a consult with a plastic surgeon may be beneficial. ...Read more

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How can I remove stretch marks or cellulite?

How can I remove stretch marks or cellulite?

These are : Difficult to get rid of. If the stretch marks are on your tummy, a tummy tuck might work. Some lasers can give some improvements to stretch marks. So far, i'm not too impressed by the cellulite therapies that are out there. ...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 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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