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What is the best stretch mark removal procedure?

What is the best stretch mark removal procedure?

Can be tough to tx: I feel that it's hard to predict the response with stretch mark treatment. Various treatments can be used, depending on your skin type, & age and color of the stretch mark. These include topical treatment (primarily retinoids), pulsed dye laser, intense pulsed light. Microdermabrasion sometimes helps. Fractionated co2 laser can be done, but is a more aggressive treatment with downtime & more risk. ...Read more

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What are permanent methods for stretch mark removal?

What are permanent methods for stretch mark removal?

Can be tough to tx: I feel that it's hard to predict the response with stretch mark treatment. Various treatments can be used, depending on your skin type, & age and color of the stretch mark. These include topical treatment (primarily retinoids), pulsed dye laser, intense pulsed light. Microdermabrasion sometimes helps. Fractionated co2 laser can be done, but is a more aggressive treatment with downtime & more risk. ...Read more

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What types of stretch mark removals do they have and how much do they generally cost?

What types of stretch mark removals do they have and how much do they generally cost?

Certain lasers...: ...Have been reported to lessen stretch marks, especially the large purple ones. I have no experience with such treatments, so I can't tell you if they work, or what they cost, but I can tell you that your insurance almost certainly will not cover it -- and it won't be cheap. ...Read more

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How bad do marks need to be to have laser stretch mark removal?

How bad do marks need to be to have laser stretch mark removal?

Subjective: Cosmetic dermatology procedure. As such, it is subjective, i.e. Eye of the beholder. Medical indication might be if they cause significant psychological distress/symptoms. Even so, insurance may not pay for it. ...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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What is the best over-the-counter stretch mark removal cream?

What is the best over-the-counter stretch mark removal cream?

Stretch marks: That is a question better asked of a Dermatologist or a Plastic surgeon after they examine you. ...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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Are there any stretch mark removal or fading creams or serums that actually work or are recommended or or are most of them just all hypes?

Are there any stretch mark removal or fading creams or serums that actually work or are recommended or or are most of them just all hypes?

Don't really work: Creams that make stretch marks look less obvious only work if one uses some sort of cream every day. So, it is fine to use the least expensive, nicest smelling cream. The stretch marks don't go away (they're still there inside the skin). Most people decide to live with the stretch marks and let them fade over the years. Important: some types of stretch marks may be signs of a hormonal disorder. ...Read more

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What's the best stretch mark removal cream to use after birth for darker skin?

What's the best stretch mark removal cream to use after birth for darker skin?

Stretch mark removal: THERE IS NO BEST STRETCH MARK REMOVAL.
THERE ARE SOME CREAMS THAT HELP THE APPEARANCE OF STRETCH MARKS!
TWO DIFFERENT THINGS. . .
DERMATOLOGISTS HAVE BEEN USING TOPICAL PREPARATIONS LIKE RETIN-A AND RENOVA (tretinoin).
THESE ARE PRESCRIPTION ITEMS AND A BIT PRICEY. (NO FINANCIAL INTEREST).
CHECK WITH A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more

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Stretch mark removal after or during weight loss. I hear it really cannot be done?

Stretch mark removal after or during weight loss. I hear it really cannot be done?

Can be tough to tx: I feel that it's hard to predict the response with stretch mark treatment. Various treatments can be used, depending on your skin type, & age and color of the stretch mark. These include topical treatment (primarily retinoids), pulsed dye laser, intense pulsed light. Microdermabrasion sometimes helps. Fractionated co2 laser can be done, but is a more aggressive treatment with downtime & more risk. ...Read more

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When can I get plastic surgery & stretch mark removal after delivery of triplets?

When can I get plastic surgery & stretch mark removal after delivery of triplets?

Tummy tuck: You may benefit from a tummy tuck to cut out extra loose skin and tighten the core abdominal muscles. See a board certified plastic surgeon for consultation. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to get cool laser, laser hair removal and laser stretch mark removal kind of at the same time for a good price around 8000-20000?

Is it possible for me to get cool laser, laser hair removal and laser stretch mark removal kind of at the same time for a good price around 8000-20000?

Wrong forum: This international app is to help people with their diseases and symptoms. The cost of procedures for vanity procedures will vary from clinic to clinic and none of here would have access to that information. I would advise you to seek this answer from those offering such services. ...Read more

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Can I have a surgical stretch mark removal done at the same time as my abdominoplasy? I am having a abdominoplasy to remove excess skin from my stomach that I have from losing a lot of weight. I also have some shiny white stretch marks there, can I have a

Can I have a surgical stretch mark removal done at the same time as my abdominoplasy? I am having a abdominoplasy to remove excess skin from my stomach that I have from losing a lot of weight. I also have some shiny white stretch marks there, can I have a

The abdominoplasty..: Will remove the stretch marks that are within the football-shaped zone of skin and fat that is being excised. Stretch marks that are either high up on your abdomen, or fat to the sides might not be removed. Best to discuss with your surgeon in person, so you can get the details sorted out. ...Read more

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From which week of pregnancy I can use stretch mark removal cream??

From which week of pregnancy I can use stretch mark removal cream??

Any time: You can use lotions and creams for that purpose at any time in the pregnancy. Just make sure that you read the ingredients on the package and check with your treating OB MD about them if you are already pregnant. ...Read more

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What stretch mark removal method removes the purple stretch marks from pregnancy? I'm pregnant with my 2nd child (and my last). I have some really long, shiny and purple stretch marks on my stomach and I anticipate that I will get a few more with this chi

What stretch mark removal method removes the purple stretch marks from pregnancy? I'm pregnant with my 2nd child (and my last). I have some really long, shiny and purple stretch marks on my stomach and I anticipate that I will get a few more with this chi

There: There is no one treatment for stretch marks that always works. After you have delivered, I would recommend topical Retin-A cream (the same as the acne medicine). You should use it for at least 6 months. This alone can be very effective. In terms of more aggresive treatments, there are some promising results with the fraxel laser though it would take several treatments to see a result. ...Read more

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What is the cause of white stretch mark indentions?

What is the cause of white stretch mark indentions?

Stretch Marks: Stretch marks can appear when there is rapid stretching of the skin. They are often associated with the abdominal enlargement of pregnancy. They can be found in children who have become rapidly obese. They may also occur during the rapid growth of puberty in males and females. Striae are most commonly located on the breasts, hips, thighs, buttocks, abdomen, and flank. ...Read more

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How can naturaly disapear my stretch mark on my body?

How can naturaly disapear my stretch mark on my body?

Scars;VitaminE: 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. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat stretch mark after delivery?

Stretch marks: There are no randomized studies that have shown that there are any treatments for stretch marks. Based on conventional wisdom, many have tried vitamin e oil. Basically, you open a capsule and spread the contents over the scar. ...Read more

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What is a good drugstore stretch mark cream that you recommend?

What is a good drugstore stretch mark cream that you recommend?

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

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What is the most effective stretch mark cream that is affordable?

What is the most effective stretch mark cream that is affordable?

Stretch mark cream: I know of no stretch mark cream that has been show to work in controlled trials. Ask your Dr. As the first thing is to find the cause of the stretch marks. ...Read more