Dr. Sonali bhat

Stretch Marks Treatment in Mohali

Stretch Marks Treatment

What are the Stretch marks?

Stretch marks are long, narrow stripes, or fine lines that develop on your skin. They occur due to Various reasons of Skin Stretching

This type of scarring happens when the skin cannot resume normal form after a period of intense growth, often due to pregnancy, weight gain, weight loss, and puberty or over 50% of women experience stretch marks during pregnancy.

The skin consists of three key layers. Stretch marks form in the dermis called or middle layer when the connective tissue is stretched beyond the limits of its elasticity. This is normally due to sudden contraction or the expansion of skin

However, rapid growth leads to sudden stretching. This causes the dermis layer of skin to tear, allowing deeper layers of skin to show through.

  • This can form stretch marks

This could be due to rapid weight gain, pregnancy, puberty, bodybuilding or a rapid increase in muscle mass

Over the counter and prescription, creams are not effective for treatment of stretch marks as they do not penetrate deep enough on the skin to address the pathology.

Affected Areas:

The most common areas affected include:

  • Abdomen
  • Breasts
  • Hips
  • Flank
  • Buttocks
  • Thighs

Stretch marks are not dangerous physically but they can cause problems like low self Esteem

For some people, stretch marks is a serious cosmetic concern which can affect their day-to-day living. They are not bad for the health but it does not look good at all.

Common causes of skin stretching include:

Pregnancy:

Between 50 to 90 percent of women  who are pregnant experience stretch marks during or after birth.

Puberty:

Rapid growth is typical in people going through their puberty period . This can lead to stretch marks.

Rapid weight gain:

Putting on a lot of weight in a short space of time can cause stretch marks, a sudden increment in mass is also one of the causes of having stretch marks.

Medical conditions:

Certain conditions such as Marfan syndrome and Cushing’s syndrome causes Stretch Marks

Marfan syndrome:

Can lead to loss of elasticity in the skin tissue, and Cushing’s syndrome that can lead the body to produce too much hormones that leads to rapid weight gain and skin fragility.

Corticosteroid use:

Regular use of these creams and lotions can decrease the levels of collagen in your skin. Decreased amount level can increase the risk of stretch marks.

What treatments can diminish stretch marks?

Stretch Marks removal in Mohali  is the best clinic for remove stretch marks. Stretch marks have a negative impact on your appearance and make you anxious and less confident.

Unfortunately, they’re quite common, and some people are more prone compared to others

There are many reasons for having stretch marks as we said before such as pregnancy, bodybuilding, sudden weight gain or loss, hormone replacement surgery etc.

There are many treatments that can be used to remove the stretch mark. When compared to alternative treatment, laser stretch marks have a lot of advantages to offer, there are also other treatments as well.

Before getting this treatment, you should have a basic understanding of the procedure.

Over-the-counter creams generally don’t work. However, dermatologists offer several options that can provide significant improvement.