Discolored vertical lines known as Stretch marks are developed by stretching and shrinking of skin. This rapid transformation in skin results from the changes linked to puberty, rapid weight change, or pregnancy. The streaks appear in places where large fat deposit might occur.

Both men and women may develop these ugly marks. Lower back, stomach, buttock, thighs, upper arms and breasts are prone to stretch marks.

Stretch marks are clinicallyknown as striae.

Treatment & Procedure

Stretch Marks Treatments available at Renova Skin Clinic are

Stretch marks are permanent. Yet, their prominence can be treated. They can fade with time or topical treatments are applied to make them less noticeable.

A surgical procedure like Abdominoplasty or tummy tuck is a cosmetic treatment to remove scars from the stomach.

Other treatments & procedures
  • Microdermabrasion is an exfoliation technique that results in smoother and brighter skin.
  • Skin Resurfacing Treatment like Microneedling and Tixel- The small needles of dermaroller prick the skin, resulting in the formation of new collagen.
  • Carboxytherapy is a non-surgical method in which CO2 is injected below the subcutaneous layer.
  • Oil Treatment is one of the best home remedies to treat stretch marks.
  • A couple of photo and laser treatment sittings work on stretch mark removal
  • Application of stretch marks cream like Retinoid cream on new stretch marks can reduce it
  • The skin consists of collagen and elastin fibers which rupture as the body fat increases during the stretch. When the fat reduces and healing the skin does not restore its original shape. The stretch marks appear on the skin.
  • Women are more likely to develop stretch marks than men. Studies suggest the narrow streaks appear during pregnancy in about 50-90 percent women. Pregnancy stretch marks known as striae gravidarum develop due to the expansion of uterus and rapid weight gain. They are the reason for anxiety among women because of cosmetic concern.
  • An elevation in cortisone level reduces the suppleness of skin. Thus stretch marks appear on skin with long-exposure to corticosteroid creams and lotions.
  • Adolescent growth spurts are a probable cause in teenagers.
  • Weight training in the gym that causes rapid muscle gain
  • Marfan syndrome, Cushing syndrome, and many other diseases lead to the brittle skin which causes stretch marks
Signs of stretch marks

They are easily diagnosed by a qualified dermatologist. He might detect at mere skin examination or having a glimpse at the medical history of a person.

  • The marks in their beginning appear as blue, purple, brown, red, or pink freckles.
  • Stretch marks cause uneven texture. They feel slightly raised and wrinkly.
  • One will feel itching sensation on the area.
  • Depigmentation on the affected area
Types of Condition

Stretch marks are not destructive. Yet, sometimes an underlying medical condition associated with these needs attention.

Why Treatments from us

Dr. Puneet Goyal is a medical specialist in dermatology. He holds a notable 10 years experience in managing skin disorders. Dr. Puneet Goyalhas mastered the cosmetic treatments and procedure. He works hard to match the mental wavelength of the sufferer. Being one of the best dermatological clinics in Jaipur the Renova Skin clinic possesses state of the art facilities to ease the patients.

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