Long, narrow streaks, groovy stripes, or parallel looking lines that usually develop on the skin are known as stretch marks. Stretch marks appear as a result of significant stretch experienced by the skin mainly during and after pregnancy in women and after significant weight gain or loss in a short period.
At Aster Dermatology, we offer a combination of oral and topical medications along with clinical procedures that help patients eliminate stretch marks. Our procedures are safe and give impressive results.
These groovy lines are extremely common and may appear on the skin as red or white lines. Although it affects both men and women, it has been reported that women are prone to developing stretch marks. Get the best stretch marks removal in Gurgaon at our clinic.
They do not have any harmful health implications but, its occurrence can lead to decreased self-esteem, and the patient may feel frustrated.
The most common areas affected are-
Causes of Stretch Marks
Extreme stretching of the skin or shrinkage may lead to the occurrence of stretch marks. Here are some of the common causes-
Treatment for Stretch Marks
Although, no treatment procedure has been verified to completely treat the appearance of stretch marks. The following treatments are considered among those available to help improve the appearance and texture of these groovy stretch marks.
Retinoids are considered to be effective in reducing the appearance of stretch marks. These are derived from vitamin A and when these are applied to the skin; it may improve the appearance of stretch marks as it helps in rebuilding collagen. However, one must consult an expert skin specialist before applying any kind of lotion or medicine.
Pregnant women must consult their doctors as it may harm the baby.
Laser light therapy can improve the appearance of stretch marks significantly. Patients have seen improvements by 30% - 50% after a few therapy sessions. There is a wide variety of laser beam therapies available that helps spur up the production of collagen or elastin in the skin which results in the reduction of stretch marks. At Aster Dermatology, we are fully equipped and treat our patients with medically approved laser therapies. For the best laser resurfacing treatment in Gurgaon book a consultation now!
Micro-needling is a clinically proven technique to remove stretch marks. It has shown great results to fade the occurrence of scarring including groovy lines and stretch marks. In this procedure, the tiny needles gently puncture the targeted skin and spur up collagen fibers for increased production. This initiates the body's healing process and helps in building up of newer and firmer skin tissues.
At Aster Dermatology consult the best stretch marks Treatment Doctor in Gurgaon and avail the most suitable treatment for all.