Stretch marks also known as striae in medical terms are going to become a constant worry in the recent ages. Men and women both can develop stretch marks at some stage or condition but these are more common in women. With stretch mark worries, you will lose your confidence and become more conscious about your appearance. OZmedica presents wide ranging offers of laser stretch mark removal and skin tightening to regain your confidence back and allow you to dress up the way you want without any worry.
Stretch Mark: Main Reasons and Appearance
Stretch marks are the lines and narrow streaks that develop on your skin and got permanent with time. It typically appears when your skin quickly grows or got stretched suddenly and couldn’t be able to regain in its original form. It can vary in color, length, and form but often appears on upper arms, abdomen, breasts, hips, knees, thighs, and buttocks.
Firstly, the stretch marks appears in the form of red- lines (acute stage) then it fades out to purple color (sub-acute stage) and lastly it turns out to be of white color (chronic stage), where these become permanent and unable to remove completely. The stretch marks mainly develops during
- Puberty – skin overstretched and collagen production changes
- Pregnancy – 90% of women got stretch mark in this condition due to rapid growth of skin
- Hormonal changes
- Severe weight fluctuations
- Medical conditions – Marfan and Cushing’s syndrome
- Prolonged corticosteroid usage – decrease collagen level thus increase stretch mark risk
Stretch Mark: Removal and Treatments
If you got any stretch mark and it is at its earlier stage then you should make a hurry to get rid of them otherwise they will get permanent and may affect your overall appearance. Depending on the severity of your stretch marks, their treatment varies from simple lotions and gels to the higher most efficient treatment procedures that registered dermatologists perform such as chemical peel, radiofrequency microdermabrasion, laser for stretch mark removal, etc. To get best results, the dermatologist may go for more than one treatment procedure.
According to the recent researches, medicinal treatments are not as much effective as the laser technology and there are more evidences found for this treatment than any other ones. While struggling for different options laser therapy is the best one to go for. Laser stretch mark removal cost varies as per the stretch mark level and number of sessions taken to get maximum effective results.
At OZmedica, our clinicians and registered specialists provide initial consultation with proper guidance regarding this treatment. They will provide a complete overview of your skin type, stretch mark condition and severity level, and detailed treatment procedures to get customer satisfaction and deliver trusted services. We will help you to get rid of these stubborn marks through effortless and painless procedures.
Laser stretch mark removal before and after precautions
Laser for stretch mark removal took some sessions to give effective results in this treatment. Excessive sun exposure should be avoided before and after this treatment. To get redness on your skin after this treatment is common but it varies from person to person and usually lasts for 1-2 days maximum. Any topical treatment should be avoided for at least 24 hours. Our registered specialist will guide you at every step and also suggest vitamin serums to boost up your skin regenerative process.
Results of laser therapy
Results of laser treatment may vary from person to person but as a whole it will ensure following benefits;
Improve your skin appearance and stretch mark will become less visible
Ensure smooth and even-toned skin
Eliminate surgical scarring
Improve collagen building
Work as gradual improvement procedure to ensure more effective results
Requires minimum downtime
Ensure a toxin-free and non-invasive treatment method
Stretch Mark: Prevention
Through any stretch marks treatment you couldn’t completely get rid of them. They will fade away to some extent and thus unnoticeable with time. Laser stretch mark removal age is permanent once done but there are few preventive measures that you should follow to avoid further stretch marks in future during contraction and extension of your skin. These measures included
Maintain your weight within healthy limit
Avoid rapid weight gain or lose during pregnancy
Take a healthy and balanced diet full of vitamins
Drink a lot of water daily
At OZmedica we don’t have stretch mark treatment at the moment but however we have a revolutionary treatment available at Ozmedica that many professionals claim to be one of the most effective treatments for reducing and even eliminating acne scarring! This treatment is called Medlite Aesthetic Laser Treatment. Utilising laser technology to emit incredibly short pulses of light, Medlite targets scars and discolouration to permanently remove them as your skin regenerates. Much like our other treatments, this is a virtually painless process requiring no down time – so even on a busy schedule you can give your skin the care it needs!