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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- 

  • Abdomen
  • Breasts
  • Hips
  • Flanks
  • Buttocks
  • Thighs
  • Arms

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- 

  • Pregnancy: Pregnancy is the primary cause of stretch marks in most women. It has been seen that approximately 50% and 90% of expecting women may experience stretch marks during or after childbirth. Consult the best doctor for stretch marks treatment in Gurgaon.
  • Puberty: Rapid bodily changes during puberty phase can lead to stretch marks.
  • Significant weight gain: Gaining a lot of weight in a brief period can lead to stretch marks.
  • Medical conditions: Certain medical conditions like Marfan syndrome and Cushing's syndrome can result in the occurrence of stretch marks.
  • Corticosteroid use: Prolonged application of creams and lotions containing corticosteroids can lessen the production of collagen in the skin. Since collagen stimulates and strengthens the skin's health, reduced production can make the individual more prone to stretch marks.

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.

  • Retinoid cream

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. 

  • Light and laser therapies

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! 

  • Microdermabrasion is considered to bring significant improvement. This procedure of stretch marks removal is carried out using a hand-held device that works by blowing crystals onto the skin. These crystals gently exfoliate or remove a fine layer of skin which in turn promotes the growth of newer and firmer-looking skin. Laser therapies provide impressive results are the are completely safe procedures. To know the stretch marks treatment cost in Gurgaon book an appointment today. 
  • Micro-needling

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.