Stretch Marks

    • A stretch mark is a type of scar that develops when our skin stretches or shrinks quickly.
    • Not everyone develops these narrow bands on their skin. Fluctuating hormone levels seem to play a role. You may also have a higher risk if people in your family get stretch marks.
    • Growth spurts that happen in puberty, Pregnancy, Rapid weight loss or gain, Weight training when you have rapid muscle growth commonly cause stretch marks.
    • Treatment options:
      • Creams, gels, Lotions
      • Chemical peel
      • Laser therapy
      • Microdermabrasion
    • Dermatologists at Dermiq use these procedures to make stretch marks less noticeable. In the skilled hands of our certified dermatologists, side effects tend to be minor and temporary.