Cosmetic concerns like stretch marks can be a source of anxiety for women. Their appearance can result from puberty, pregnancy or weight gain. Though stretch marks can fade gradually over time, they will never fully disappear.
However, a fractional CO2 pixel laser can dramatically reduce the appearance of these cosmetic concerns, restoring confidence and self-esteem to women who may be unhappy with their appearance.
Stretch marks are the cause of skin stretching and can vary in appearance. They are usually found on the abdomen, upper arms, buttocks, breasts and thighs. They commonly occur when women become pregnant. Stretch marks:
Stretch marks commonly occur with pregnancy due to stretching of abdominal skin and hormonal changes. Other causes include sudden weight gain, as can happen during growth spurts with adolescents and with weightlifters. Medication, such as corticosteroid creams and pills, and some steroids can create marks.
Circumstances that increase the likelihood of stretch marks include:
How does a fractional CO2 laser help?
The fractional CO2 pixel laser’s precise light wavelengths help stimulate collagen and elastin growth in the skin, helping to reduce and to minimize the appearance of stretch marks, C-section scars or any trauma-related scar.
The fractional CO2 pixel laser is efficacious on all stretch marks.
Why use laser treatments for stretch mark reduction?
Women of any age who use laser treatments to reduce the appearance of scarring and stretch marks:
How effective is laser treatment with stretch mark reduction?
Women tend to see higher success rates in treating their stretch marks the newer they are. Scars and stretch marks created in the last six months respond especially well to laser treatments with a fractional CO2 pixel laser.