Stretch marks, also called Striae are areas of skin that look like red/ purple bands, strips, or lines.
These are new stretch marks, if your stretch marks are grey or white, then these are older marks. As the name suggests, stretch marks are the result of the skin stretching, whether the stretch is excessive or minimal.
There are a number of causes, the most common are:
- Rapid changes in weight
- Adolescent growth spurts
- Increased level of the hormone cortisol
About Stretch Marks
Once a stretch mark changes colour from a pearly white to an almost blue/purple colour, creams and oils will not make a difference to these.
Similar with scarring, which occurs when tissues have been significantly damaged and repaired.
Poor wound healing can result in thick, unsightly scars, and keloid scarring.
How to Treat
Our medical grade skin treatments breakdown and restructure old scar tissue, and stimulate the production of new collagen, resulting in smoother and firmer skin.
Surgical scars and stretch marks are reduced, and the texture of your skin becomes smoother and more elastic.
What is the best time to treat stretch marks?
We use RF Sublative technology to effectively treat stretch marks and surgical scars.
The best time to treat stretch marks is when they are new (red) as they are much more responsive to treatment than older (white) stretch marks.
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