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Stretch Marks

Stretch marks are the result of the skin stretching and tearing beneath the surface, changing the shape of collagen molecules. They are typically associated with rapid weight gain or growth, hormonal imbalances and pregnancy. Skin type and genetics also play a role. Marks vary in appearance and can be red, white, silvery, thin or wide. They are commonly found on different parts of the body including hips, stomach, thighs, arms, and breasts.

Depending on their coloring and size, laser treatment therapy can significantly improve the appearance of stretch marks, but not completely remove them. Varying laser therapies can be used alone or in combination to penetrate to the dermal skin layer to stimulate new collagen fibers to grow. Over the course of the treatment program, stretch marks will fade and become less visible.

Is there really something to be done for stretchmarks?

Young men and women, after experiencing puberty growth spurts or muscle building, join post-partum mothers in having to deal with stretchmarks.

The stretchmarks are often present around the breasts, upper arms and legs, as well as the stomach.
In order to achieve the best results, it is important to perform repeat treatments every 2 months with the best laser technologies available.

As in most conditions, the earlier the stretchmarks are treated (still red) the better the results. The usual treatment plan for the different types of stretchmarks is as follows:

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How Do I Get Started?

Dr. Friedman and his staff will be happy to discuss our treatments for all concerns regarding your skin. Please feel free to call for a private consultation at one of our offices in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv. Dr. Friedman and his staff provide personalized care to residents of the Jerusalem and Tel Aviv areas with state-of-the-art technology for optimal health, aesthetics and patient satisfaction. To receive more information or schedule a consultation, please feel free to call 02 563 5673 or 03 612 2322 to speak with our friendly staff.