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What should I use for stretch marks ?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
5 doctors agree

In brief: STRETCH MARKS

Unfortunately, i know of nothing that can be done for stretch marks.
The treatments that promise to remove stretch marks are laser resurfacing therapy, dermabrasion, and various creams and lotions. These are all pretty expensive. Nothing over-the-counter works. Check with a dermatologist to see what he/she might recommend. But i wouldn't be hopeful.

In brief: STRETCH MARKS

Unfortunately, i know of nothing that can be done for stretch marks.
The treatments that promise to remove stretch marks are laser resurfacing therapy, dermabrasion, and various creams and lotions. These are all pretty expensive. Nothing over-the-counter works. Check with a dermatologist to see what he/she might recommend. But i wouldn't be hopeful.
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dr. Jerome Litt
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Dr. Barry Cohen
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not

Much topically helps mederma or moiturizer.

In brief: Not

Much topically helps mederma or moiturizer.
Dr. Barry Cohen
Dr. Barry Cohen
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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: stretch marks

There is no simple way to remove stretch marks after they are present.
Preventative care during pregnancy includes the use of skin moisturizer such as cocoa butter. However afterwards you may see some improvement with micro-needling, fractional laser, or excision as in the case of a tummy tuck. Consult a board-certified plastic surgeon to see your options.

In brief: stretch marks

There is no simple way to remove stretch marks after they are present.
Preventative care during pregnancy includes the use of skin moisturizer such as cocoa butter. However afterwards you may see some improvement with micro-needling, fractional laser, or excision as in the case of a tummy tuck. Consult a board-certified plastic surgeon to see your options.
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
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Dr. Thomas Fiala
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Very challenging

We really are fairly limited about how we can improve stretch marks.
The current laser treatments give some mild improvement. Retin-a cream can help a little. Ipl can tone down the color if they are red or purple. Best is a tummy tuck to eliminate the ones in the lower abdomen.

In brief: Very challenging

We really are fairly limited about how we can improve stretch marks.
The current laser treatments give some mild improvement. Retin-a cream can help a little. Ipl can tone down the color if they are red or purple. Best is a tummy tuck to eliminate the ones in the lower abdomen.
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Dr. Thomas Fiala
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