Laser stretch mark removal – things you should know before opting for it

Posted on 29 Sep, 2010

Laser stretch mark removal treatment uses an advanced technology which works on the affected area without causing a great deal of pain.

Stretch marks can be caused by various things such as-

• Sudden weight gain and loss
• Pregnancy

These marks are caused when the dermis, the middle layer of the skin is stretched beyond the extent. Stretch marks can be found on men and women on body parts like the thighs, upper arms, hips and stomach.

The treatment and its procedure

Laser treatment uses a beam of intense light on the skin to disrupt the molecular bonds in the tissue and disintegrate it.

After this skin is removed, new and improved skin forms. After the treatment, the patient may experience red and tender skin. This redness disappears in a few days depending on your skin type.

Advantages of laser stretch mark removal treatment

This treatment does not involve much pain, and treatment can be completed quickly, although this largely depends on the affected area.

Laser stretch mark removal is great for busy people, as they can immediately resume work with some basic precautionary steps.