Treating stretch marks
What causes stretch marks?
The treatment of stretch marks can be frustrating for patients but by having realistic expectations we can obtain a satisfactory result. Stretch marks originate from skin’s elastic fibres tear, usually due to extreme tension. Rapid changes in weight, pregnancy, muscle gain and growth spurts are some factors that lead to the appearance of stretch marks. Maybe genetics play a role.
What is the best treatment for stretch marks?
Treatment of stretch marks with creams and natural products are not proven effectives. Dermatologists and aesthetic doctors cannot promise that stretch marks will disappear forever. The goal is to obtain an improvement.
There are various options and combinations of treatments. The Doctors will determine which will suit you best.
Combinations therapy to stimulate your own collagen
Our first goal is to stimulate blood circulation and increas collagen and elastin formation of the entire area to improve the overall quality of the skin.
For low-grade stretch marks, we suggest 3 to 4 Dermapen® sessions. To maximize results we can combine it with the PRP (platelet rich plasma).
Medical strenght A vitamin can be apply and hyaluronic acid injections.
How can I prevent stretch marks?
Although there is no consensus on prevention, here are some general recommendations:
- Stay hydrated and eat well
- Use a moisturizing cream and sunscreen
- Avoid rapid gain or loss of weight
- Walk or practice sports