The Laser Solution: Unlocking the Secrets of Stretch Mark Removal
Rapid weight gain, pregnancy, and hormonal shifts are just a few of the many potential causes of the unsightly scarring of the skin known as stretch marks. Although stretch marks are harmless, they can be embarrassing and unattractive.
Laser stretch mark removal is available at LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics, where ablative CO2 fractional resurfacing is paired with gentle Q-switch Nd:YAG treatments to help patients achieve clearer, smoother skin.
How Are Stretch Marks Treated?
Stretch marks can be effectively treated with CO2 fractional resurfacing. The damaged outer layers of skin are removed, and collagen formation is sparked in the underlying layers. This aids in enhancing skin texture and decreasing the visibility of stretch marks.
At LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics, we employ an ablative CO2 fractional resurfacing laser, which provides targeted heat to the skin while sparing tiny areas around the treated ones. This expedites recovery and lessens the potential for unwanted effects.
The laser is passed over the treatment area, causing microscopic burns under medical supervision. This promotes the formation of new, healthy skin cells and aids the body's innate ability to heal itself. Depending on the size and location of the affected area, the procedure can take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour.
Are There Any Post Treatment Symptoms?
Some patients may experience post-treatment redness, swelling, and discomfort following ablative CO2 fractional resurfacing, despite its potential benefits. As such, we also supply a less severe option utilising a Q-switch Nd:YAG laser.
The Q-switch Nd:YAG laser is a non-ablative laser that penetrates the skin to reduce pigmentation and increase collagen formation without damaging the skin's surface. Although not as invasive as CO2 fractional resurfacing, it can be helpful in minimising the visibility of stretch marks, especially when combined with other methods.
To get the greatest results for our patients, we combine CO2 fractional resurfacing and Q-switch Nd:YAG treatments at LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics. The stretch marks' intensity and the patient's personal requirements and preferences will inform the treatment strategy.
It's crucial to remember that laser treatment for stretch marks is not a quick fix and may require repeated sessions. In order to noticeably reduce the visibility of stretch marks, patients will often need 3-6 sessions.
Smoother, clearer skin is possible after laser stretch mark removal with ablative CO2 fractional resurfacing and gentle Q-switch Nd:YAG treatments. At LLC Cosmetic Laser Clinics, our board-certified cosmetic physicians take the time to get to know each patient and their unique goals before recommending a course of treatment. We focus on the needs of our patients, using our knowledge and cutting-edge equipment to bring about the finest outcomes possible.
Please call us today for a consultation on 07 3092 1378 or leave an enquiry.