What are Stretch Marks?
Stretch marks are narrow pink or purplish streak-like lines that can develop on the surface of the skin.
You can get them, as your pregnancy progresses and your bump starts to grow. They usually appear on your tummy, or sometimes on your upper thighs and breasts,.
Cause of stretch marks
Whenever there is sudden increase in weight or distension of abdomen due to the growth of the baby in mother’s womb there occurs stretching of inner layers of skin which leads to small tears an formation of stretch marks.
Methods to reduced or removed Stretch Marks
Various methods are used to reduce or remove the stretch marks. These are-
Carboxy Therapy –
In this therapy Carbon dioxide is administered just beneath skin of your stretch marks through an injection. Carboxy therapy creates new collagen, improves blood circulation which thickens the the skin and improves its appearance. You need to have few sessions to see the results.
This is yet another therapy that aims to eliminate stretch marks caused by pregnancy. Mesotherapy promotes the production of collagen, elastin and fibroblast. It also stimulates microcirculation and provides essential micronutrients. This therapy uses micro needles to inject certain substances through multiple micro punctures which stimulates fibroblastic activity and thereby natural healing process. This makes stretch marks less visible.
You might need 2 to 3 sessions every week for few weeks to notice visible differences.
Plasma Rich Platelet Therapy
PRP is the most preferred method for reducing stretch marks. A doctor will draw small amount of blood from you and this blood will be treated until only plasma rich in platelets is left out. Then this plasma is injected into your skin underneath the stretch mark area.
Plasma rich platelets will help regenerate and develop new cells and tissues and help in natural healing and thus treating stretch marks. One needs few sessions of this therapy to get the best results.
All the above mentioned therapies are simple outdoor procedures and each session takes 15 to 30 minutes.