We use the best stretch mark removal laser technology available on the market. It’s used to remove stretch marks both new or old as well as different colors. Our practice provides an individualized approach to permanent stretch mark laser removal in NYC and utilizes different lasers such as Fractional Laser, KTP laser and pulsed dye laser as needed depending on the type of stretch mark treated.
Stretch marks – called striae distensae are discolored scars that could form on the stretched skin over different parts of the body. They are formed in the dermis – the middle layer of the skin responsible for maintaining elasticity and shape; and might appear as wavy red stretch marks, silver or white in color.
According to PubMed, Striae distensae is a very common, asymptomatic, skin condition. It is typically seen among females between 5 to 50 years old. It generally causes cosmetic morbidity and emotional trauma, especially in women and in professions where physical appearances play a major role. Treatment of striae rubrae by lasers improves the appearance and has a long-lasting effect.
The most common stretch marks causes are:
Certain medications such as steroids could also cause skin marks by breaking down connective tissues in the dermis and disrupting collagen production. The scars that develop are usually permanent in nature and do not disappear on their own without permanent stretch mark removal treatment.
The most common sites for the striae treatment are:
There are multiple permanent stretch marks removal treatment options available in NYC to decrease the appearance of skin marks.
Laser treatment is considered a safe and effective treatment option to remove stretch marks on thighs or any body part including the breasts. Our practice provides an individualized approach to permanent stretch mark removal in New York and utilizes different lasers such as:
For patients with the red and purple stretch marks, we might provide treatment with pulsed dye or KTP. For silvery and white stretch marks, Fraxel laser would be a sound option for the best laser stretch mark removal in NYC.
KTP and pulsed dye lasers target damaged blood vessels surrounding the treatment area and decrease redness. Fraxel laser treatment uses a focused beam of light from the laser equipment to penetrate the skin and cause coagulation of underlying tissue.
It stimulates biologic changes in the tissues and helps to form new collagen and elastic fibers. After several laser treatments, the skin tightens and heals itself revealing smoother and healthier skin.
Laser treatments are usually painless and are considered the best way to get rid of stretch marks. You might feel a warm sensation and a mild sting as snapping of the rubber band. If you are concerned with the discomfort during laser treatments, please let us know we may administer topical or local anesthesia to alleviate your pain and discomfort.
There are certain contraindications for this laser treatment that you should be aware of, you need to make sure you notify your technician if you have them.
Laser treatment for stretch marks is contraindicated if you are taking medications that cause photosensitivity, such as certain antibiotics, have a medical condition causing you to be more photosensitive, viral or bacterial infections, or are pregnant. Stretch mark scar treatment will not be performed in our New York clinic if you have the following medical conditions:
Immediately after the laser stretch marks removal, the treated area might appear red and swollen. This is an expected outcome and will fade away and heal in several days.
There is no downtime after the treatment to remove striae and you may return to your normal activities right away. We recommend the use of sunscreen and no sun tanning to the treatment area for 3-4 week after the treatment.
Laser stretch mark removal is an ongoing process and might require 4–6 sessions to be successful and permanent, so be patient. Laser treatment for stretch marks removal offers permanent results, however, you may develop new stretch marks after weight loss if you gain and lose weight rapidly or become pregnant.
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Dr. Fazylova and Staff at ReBalance of Radiance Aesthetic & Wellness strive to provide holistic and individualized care to help you on your journey to a better health and vibrant appearance.
For many men and women, striae are a natural part of development. They may appear during puberty, pregnancy, or sudden gain of muscle or weight. Scars are not likely to disappear without medical assistance. But you can make them less visible if you:
Many people use tattoos to cover stretch marks. These marks come under the category of scar tissue. They are more difficult to deal with than regular undamaged skin. However, when performed by an experienced tattoo specialist, you will be able to mask and cover your striae. Damaged skin is more sensitive making tattooing on scars and marks an uncomfortable experience. It is highly advised to wait until scars heal completely before visiting the tattoo master.
Developing stretch marks after pregnancy is a common issue for many women. They usually develop in the sixth or seventh month of pregnancy. These scars around the stomachs, breasts, or hips appear due to the strain caused by rapid weight gain. Collagen and elastin that hold the skin taut, stretch and snap under pressure. Following your baby’s birth, your striae probably won’t disappear. They should turn to white from a pink or purple color and become less obvious.
You can prevent scar appearance by following these tips:
Scars on your back, as with any skin site, appear due to excessive stress on the skin. It can be caused by rapid weight gain, growth spurt in teenagers or intense workouts.
You can lessen scars visibility by making use of the following methods:
Do you have questions about laser treatment for stretch marks removal in NYC? To receive more information about laser stretch mark removal cost and to learn if you are a candidate, please contact ReBalance of Radiance Aesthetic & Wellness. If you would you like to schedule an appointment with the top Laser Stretch Mark Removal specialist in Midtown NYC, Dr. Natalya Fazylova, please call our office.
ReBalance of Radiance Aesthetics & Wellness
Aesthetic, Integrative Health & Functional Medicine Specialist
635 Madison Ave #1400
New York, NY 10022