Minimizing Stretch Marks with Laser Treatment Video

Stretch marks can be minimized a fractional CO2 laser. The laser uses wavelengths of light to stimulate new growth of collagen, which will help bring up depressed skin and lighten the stretch marks.
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Minimizing Stretch Marks with Laser Treatment Lisa masterson: This really is something every women—with after pregnancy— Andrew Ordon: You know it’s not just women in pregnancy but you know what are stretch marks exactly? There’s a scar in the skin, in the dermis from a rapid stretching of the skin, typically with weight gain, and weight loss, pregnancy. What happens is you actually form scar tissue in the dermis. Men get it typically on their back. There's really only one treatment out there now into fractional CO2 laser that you're seeing in the animation. That light energy actually oblates the epidermis that stimulates the dermis to form new collagen which will bring up that depressed skin and form new epidermis it will make a better. We’ll get rid of it 100%. This is a new laser the fraction was sealed to a laser. This is our best product for stretch marks. Jim Sears: Does it hurt? That’s what I want to know. Andrew Ordon: No, actually if it was a big area we would sedate you otherwise we use what we call the chiller, we hold a wheel cold stream of air and that numbs the skin. Lisa Masterson: I've had it done and it stings, it’s worth it. Travis Stork: So does -- it lightens the stretch mark so you really have to get in close to see them. Lisa Masterson: Well there's a huge improvement if you have really dark stretch marks. Andrew Ordon: And I'm glad you brought that up, it’s best for lighter skin but you can do it for all skin types and it’s not just one treatment. You have to be prepared for three to four treatments spaced over a few weeks. Travis Stork: So that’s good news for people with stretch marks because you don’t have to live with it. You can fix it.

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