Stretch marks are a natural occurrence that isn’t harmful physically but can certainly harm your confidence. Here are the top four stretch mark treatments in Lexington Park that experts recommend for non-surgical stretch mark reduction!
1. Collagen P.I.N. Microneedling
Collagen P.I.N. (percutaneous induction needling) is a microneedling treatment. This method relies on inducing controlled injuries to the epidermal and dermal layers of your skin, thus stimulating important proteins, collagen, and elastin.
This protects and promotes skin cell growth for the healing of the skin, resulting in the reduction of stretch marks. On average, a series of three to six treatments spaced four weeks apart is recommended to get the best results. Improvement is seen in just one to two weeks after treatment.
2. Fraxel Laser Resurfacing
Fraxel laser resurfacing works similarly to microneedling. The treatment is designed to create micro-injuries to encourage your body’s wound-healing effect. This also results in the promotion of collagen and elastin production. But, these come from thermal energy instead of needles.
Your provider may recommend three to five Fraxel laser resurfacing treatments spaced one to two months apart depending on the severity of your concerns. Improvement in your stretch marks should be visible after just one session.
3. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Therapy
Intense pulsed light (IPL) photorejuvenation is another non-invasive, non-surgical skin treatment that can be used to minimize the appearance of stretch marks.
As the name suggests, it uses intense pulsed light, similar to that from a photoflash, to deliver broad-spectrum light into your skin tissues that are absorbed. The damaged tissues are then processed by your body and replaced with new tissues, resulting in clearer, healthier skin.
Four to six treatment sessions are recommended to get the most out of treatment. Gradual improvement reveals itself over a period of time, yielding long-term results.
Morpheus8 is one of the most popular, not to mention effective, treatments for stretch mark reduction and more. It’s another treatment that uses microneedling, though the device delivers additional benefits with radiofrequency (RF) energy.
Radiofrequency energy is delivered with tiny needles to different depths of the skin. The needles penetrate up to eight millimeters deep, making it the deepest fractional treatment currently available. Both the needles and thermal energy from the device trigger your natural healing response and stimulate both collagen and elastin production.
This boost in both collagen and elastin minimizes the appearance of stretch marks as well as tightens your skin and reduces a small amount of fat in the treatment area for ultimate skin remodeling.
Three or more Morpheus8 treatment sessions are needed in order to achieve optimal results and reach your aesthetic goals. We advise that these treatments be spaced four to six weeks apart. Patients notice an improvement in the firmness and health of their skin almost immediately after treatment.
Full results should be apparent in a few weeks after your treatment, however many patients report continuous improvement in their skin’s overall health for months after their completed treatment plan. Side effects are typically mild and resolve naturally. Results may last a year or more, after which maintenance is required.
For the Best, Most Effective Stretch Mark Treatments in Lexington Park, Make This Call!
Not sure which of these stretch mark treatments in Lexington Park is right for your aesthetic goals? Let our professionals at Mid-Atlantic Skin Surgery Institute help! Book your free comprehensive consultation with one of our experts today by calling 301-396-3401!
After walking you through each stretch mark treatment, its pros, cons, and other helpful info, we’ll develop a treatment plan together that best suits your needs in order to achieve optimal stretch mark reduction!
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