How many treatments are required to remove stretch marks ?
This varies greatly depending on the stretch marks that will be treated. It can be as little as 3-5 treatments, and this is very common, but it can also get as high as ten treatments to remove some very stubborn ones.
What will happen in an individual treatment ?
You will wear be given dark glasses to protect your eyes from the laser. The laser will then be focused on the stretch mark(s) and moved over the whole area of the stretch mark. It is a short procedure and the length of time of each treatment will only vary depending on the size of the area being treated.
What can I expect following a treatment ?
Following your treatment, you may experience some redness and on occasion blistering, though this is not common. The redness will fade within a few hours and if any blistering does occur this will heal within a week or two.
How does laser for stretch mark removal work ?
The beam of laser light acts to break down the scar tissue caused when your skin stretched while simultaneously stimulating your cells to produce new collagen. Together this smooths the appearance of the skin and reduces discolouration. As you have each treatment the stretch mark will gradually fade away as newer healthier skin replaces it.
What to expect from a laser stretch mark removal treatment ?
During a session of laser for stretch marks, a beam of laser light is used to break down the scarring and stimulate the production of new collagen, smoothing the appearance of the skin and reducing discolouration. This leads to a marked fading in the appearance of the stretch mark that will continue to improve with further sessions.
Laser for stretch marks is a highly effective procedure. If your stretch marks are older or particularly severe, they may be more difficult to treat and you may need more sessions.
It may take as many as 10 treatments to remove these stubborn stretch marks, however most people will need as little as 3-5. If your stretch marks are very serious, they may only fade and not be removed completely.
Laser stretch mark removal treatment is very effective and extremely safe, without any downtime or recovery time needed. Most people can go straight on with their day as soon as they leave the clinic! Unlike tummy tuck stretch mark surgery it’s non-invasive and low risk.
After your treatment you may experience some redness and, occasionally, blistering. Redness should fade within a few hours and if you’re blistered this should also heal within a week or two.
Do I need any downtime following a treatment ?
No, this is a non-invasive treatment and you can get back to your day-to-day activities immediately. No recovery time needed!