Quick facts about stretch mark treatment in Perth

Also known as: striae treatment, laser fractional resurfacing, skin needling alternative

Treatment area: abdomen, arms and legs

Downtime: a few days

 

What are stretch marks?

Stretch marks or striae affects 95% of men and women. In women it predominately occurs during puberty or pregnancy. Stretch maths or striae are linear scars or tears in the skin arising from rapid stretching of the skin over vulnerable area.

Are stretch marks permanent?

Stretch marks can slowly fade but it will not completely disappear. However with the advancement of technology we can assist in reducing the appearance of stretch marks.

What are the best stretch mark treatments available in Perth?

At Dermedica, we offer 2 treatments to reduce the appearance of stretch marks:

Medical Skin needling

Fractional resurfacing

Both treatments improve stretch marks by stimulating collagen production to remodelling the underlying structures of the skin.

Our refined approach to treat stretch marks involve a series of treatments using either skin needling or fractional resurfacing.

How does stretch mark treatment works?

Skin needling involve micro needling to the skin to encourage the collagen producing cells to produce more collagen.

The fractional resurfacing involves fractional delivery of RF energy causing micro-epidermal ablative injuries with wider spread dermal coagulation. This initiates a strong wound healing response in the dermal matrix while also minimizing the damage to the epidermis. a precise and controlled delivery of energy to induce a better organised skin matrix.

The end result is an improvement in the depth and texture of the stretch marks as well as the colour.

Is the stretch mark treatment painful?

Most people find the treatment tolerable. For others they may use a numbing cream to make the treatment more comfortable.

How soon can I see result after stretch mark treatments?

Most people will benefit from a series of treatment and results continue to improve over time.

As with all medical procedures, individual experiences may differ. It is important to have a thorough discussion with an experienced cosmetic doctor before you proceed to assess your expectation and suitability.

Contact Dr Teh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 92051995 for more information.

What are the side effects associated with stretch mark treatments?

To treat stretch marks we need to wound the skin in a controlled manner either with skin needling or fractional resurfacing. *Side effects from stretch mark removal treatment using skin needling or fractional resurfacing is not common.

After the treatment, your skin will be warm, red and may be swollen. This is because the skin needling or fractional resurfacing has penetrated the skin and caused microscopic wounds to stimulate the skin to heal. A few days after the treatment, your skin may start to feel itchy.

At Dermedica, we will take the utmost care to minimised any potential side effects. Your recovery period will be closely monitored by Dr Teh.

*As with all medical procedures, individual experiences may differ. It is important to have a thorough discussion with an experienced cosmetic doctor to assess risks and side effects.

Contact Dr Teh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 92051995 for more information.

How much is the stretch mark treatment cost?

The cost of the stretch mark treatment depends on the severity of your skin and the surface area. Most people require a minimum of 4 treatments. The cost starts from $350 per treatment in a treatment package.

Why choose Dermedica for your stretch mark treatment?

At Dermedica, we can offer you one of the best stretch mark technology using skin needling or fractional resurfacing with radio frequency to retexture and treat your stretch marks. We have refine our skills to select the right candidate to receive the stretch mark treatment. In addition, if your stretch mark is associated with loose skin, we have one of the best skin tightening technology-Exilis Elite for treating sagging skin. We our experience, refined technique and advanced technology we can offer you the best treatment options to treat your stretch marks and loose skin.

Contact Dr Teh or book your appointment at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 92051995.