Stretch Marks: Why They Appear and How to Get Rid of Them

Stretch Marks: Why They Appear and How to Get Rid of Them

A stretch mark is a kind of scar that is created when our skin stretches or shrinks rapidly. The sudden change causes the collagen and elastin, which bolster our skin, to break. As the skin mends, stretch marks may show up. Not every person builds up these thin marks on their skin. Fluctuating hormone levels appear to assume a role in this. You may likewise have a higher risk if individuals in your family get these marks.

What Can Get Rid of Stretch Marks?

Like any scar, stretch marks are permanent, yet treatment may make them less recognizable. Treatment can likewise help mitigate the itch. It’s vital to comprehend that no single treatment works for everybody and numerous products don’t appear to work by any stretch of the imagination.

Stretch Mark Creams, Lotions and Gels

Researchers have considered huge numbers of the creams, lotions, and gels sold to treat stretch marks. While no one product appears to help constantly and some don’t appear to help at all. Experts have found some accommodating hacks. On the off chance that you need to attempt one of these creams, salves, or gels to blur stretch marks, make sure to: use the product on early stretch marks. Treatment appears to have little impact on mature stretch marks which are whitish and silvery. Rub the product into your stretch marks. Setting aside opportunity to rub the product tenderly into your skin may make it more powerful. Apply the product consistently for a considerable length of time. In the event that you get results, they take a long time to show up.

Home Remedies

In studies, well known home cures have not worked. Analysts found that none of the stretch marks blur when individuals kneaded almond oil, cocoa butter, olive oil, or nutrient E into their stretch marks.


While tanning can make stretch marks more recognizable, a self-tanner can camouflage stretch marks both early and developed ones. A self-tanner can’t get free of stretch marks.

Prescription Medicine You Apply to Your Skin

In studies, two elements appear to offer some alleviation: Hyaluronic acid and Tretinoin. In two huge investigations, applying hyaluronic acid to early stretch marks made the stretch marks less recognizable. Tretinoin is a retinoid, which may likewise make early stretch marks less recognizable.

Procedures That Dermatologists Perform

Dermatologists utilize the accompanying techniques to make stretch marks less recognizable, yet none of these can eradicate stretch marks: Chemical peel, Laser therapy, Microdermabrasion, Radiofrequency and Ultrasound. To give you the best outcomes, your dermatologist may utilize more than one methodology. For instance, your dermatologist may treat you with radiofrequency and a pulse dye laser.

At the point when stretch marks initially show up, they will in general be red, purple, pink, reddish brown, or dark brown, contingent upon your skin colour. Early stretch marks may feel somewhat raised and can be bothersome. In time, the colour blurs and the marks sink underneath your skin. In the event that you run your finger over a mature mark, you frequently feel a slight depression.

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How do we treat stretch marks at Abby Clinic?

At Abby Clinic, we treat stretch marks via combination treatments approach.
Venus Legacy by Venus Concept is USFDA approved to reduce appearance of stretch marks.
This combined with Sublative Rejuvenation by Syneron which is also a USFDA approved medical can very well improved the appearance of new and old stretch marks.

Both Venus and Sublative are radiofrequency energy based devices that are well tolerated and the most popular treatments at our clinic.
The difference between both is that, Venus is non-ablative radiofrequency device while Sublative Rejuvenation is an ablative radiofrequency method, where the will be a short downtime of skin micro exfoliation of 3 to 5 days.
Venus treatments are also able to give skin tightening , reduce cellulite , firms and lifts skin anywhere on face and body. Sublative Rejuvenation is our most common and popular treatment for other problems as well such as acne scars, wrinkle reduction, dyspigmentation anywhere on face and body but most commonly on face.
If you need a professional advice or treatment of your stretch marks don’t hesitate to contact Abby Clinic.

Our professionals deliver 100% safe, painless treatment for all skin types, and provides the following immediate and long-term results for the face, neck and body.

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