Lasers, injectables, skincare treatments, and other non-invasive treatments may be an option for you to reduce or remove stretch marks.
The top skincare tip: Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen! Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen of at least SPF 30 every morning, not only to your face, but also to your neck and ears. Remember to reapply throughout the day, and if you work in an office setting, reapply it at least 15 min. before leaving work.
One cosmetic surgery myth some people might believe: That cosmetic surgery is only for the super rich. Cosmetic surgery has not only become a very common practice, but an affordable one too! Patients come from all income groups and want to look and feel better about themselves by enhancing certain areas. Let the outside reflect how you feel on the inside!
The top three products everyone should own are:
1) Face wash – One that is not too harsh on your skin and that you can use on a daily basis. If you can use it day and night, even better. The Green Tea Foaming Cleanser by Dr. Martin is a good option.
2) Moisturizer – One rich in antioxidants. Dr. Martin’s Triple Antioxidant Serum/or Cream is a great choice because it offers a combination of green tea polyphenols, caffeine, and resveratrol to fight redness, inflammation, fine lines, and wrinkles while moisturizing the skin.
3) Sunscreen - The best weapon against aging. Use a light cream with a protection of at least SPF 30. Our Advanced Photo Aging Sunscreen offers SPF 50 for UVA and UBV protection.
We now offer the first FDA approved laser for the treatment of stretch marks on the skin. The 1540nm laser sends beams of heat into the area of the stretch marks, which helps to decrease their appearance anywhere on the body. In addition to smoothing out the skin it improves the color of the stretch marks so they are less visible. You will need 2-3 treatments for most areas. The laser treatment is most effective for stretch marks that are 4mm or less in width.