STRETCH MARK / SCAR REMOVAL TREATMENTS
Stretch marks occur when the skin is stretched too far over a very short period of time, leaving noticeable lines upon the surface of the skin. This can happen during puberty, a period of rapid weight gain or loss, pregnancy, or during a growth spurt. The lighter the color of the skin, the higher the chances are of getting visible stretch marks.
While they’re more often a problem for ladies, women and men alike can suffer from stretch marks and they can have a serious effect on someone’s self-esteem. Stretch marks are not only experienced by pregnant women, they can appear anywhere on your body if the skin has been stretched. The most common places are the abdomen, breasts, upper arms, thighs and bum. Laser removal treatments can now be used to get rid of stretch marks.
Laser stretch mark removal works using fractional laser technology, it sends short pulses of laser energy into the scar tissue, caused when your skin stretched, thus breaking down this scar tissue while simultaneously stimulating your cells to produce new collagen. Together this smooths the appearance of the skin and reduces discoloration. As you have each treatment the stretch mark will gradually fade away as newer healthier skin replaces it.
Laser Stretch Mark Removal is suitable for:
Pregnancy stretch marks on the belly, hips etc.
Stretch marks from adolescent growth spurts, providing growth has now finished
Stretch marks caused by weight gain, or weight loss
Stretch marks caused by body-building
Laser stretch mark removal is a non-surgical, non-invasive procedure that can improve the appearance of your skin in just a few easy treatments. In just a short amount of time redness can be reduced, stretch marks smoothed out, and your skin ready to be bared once more! Finally, an easy way to return to the smooth skin you’ve always wanted.
The innovative technology used in stretch mark laser removal treatment has been brought about by a lot of clinical research from professionals and experts around the globe. We’re one of only a few clinics in the UK able to offer this treatment, and we’re pleased to be able to provide our clients with incredible stretch mark removal alongside our other world-class treatments.
STRETCH MARK REMOVAL FAQ'S
How many treatments are required to remove stretch marks?
This varies greatly depending on the stretch marks that will be treated. It can be as little as 3-5 treatments, and this is very common, but it can also get as high as ten treatments to remove some very stubborn ones.
What will happen in an individual treatment?
You will wear be given dark glasses to protect your eyes from the laser. The laser will then be focused on the stretch mark(s) and moved over the whole area of the stretch mark. It is a short procedure and the length of time of each treatment will only vary depending on the size of the area being treated.
How does laser for stretch mark removal work ?
The beam of laser light acts to break down the scar tissue caused when your skin stretched while simultaneously stimulating your cells to produce new collagen.
Together this smooths the appearance of the skin and reduces discoloration. As you have each treatment the stretch mark will gradually fade away as newer healthier skin replaces it.
What to expect from a laser stretch mark removal treatment?
During a session of laser for stretch marks, a beam of laser light is used to break down the scarring and stimulate the production of new collagen, smoothing the appearance of the skin and reducing discoloration. This leads to a marked fading in the appearance of the stretch mark that will continue to improve with further sessions.
Laser for stretch marks is a highly effective procedure. If your stretch marks are older or particularly severe, they may be more difficult to treat and you may need more sessions.
It may take as many as 10 treatments to remove these stubborn stretch marks, however most people will need as little as 3-5. If your stretch marks are very serious, they may only fade and not be removed completely.
Laser stretch mark removal treatment is very effective and extremely safe, without any downtime or recovery time needed. Most people can go straight on with their day as soon as they leave the clinic! Unlike tummy tuck stretch mark surgery it’s non-invasive and low risk.
After your treatment, you may experience some redness and, occasionally, blistering. The redness should fade within a few hours and if you’re blistered this should also heal within a week or two.