STRETCH MARK REMOVAL TREATMENT IN CHENNAI
Stretch marks can look very unsightly and are one of the most adamant skin conditions to get rid of. They seem to have set into the skin almost permanently with no topical creams and lotions showing any significant results. Worry not, as there is a wonderful aesthetic treatment available at Oliva Clinics in Chennai to remove your stretch marks forever.
Before we get into the details about this treatment, let us understand stretch marks a little better.
What Are Stretch Marks?
Under certain testing conditions, the skin develop streaks or narrow lines. These are called as stretch marks and their color can range from being purple to red initially and turning to silvery white with time. Both men and women can develop stretch marks, however, there is a slight predominance in women.
Causes And Symptoms Of Stretch Marks
Causes of Stretch Marks:
Stretch marks form when the supporting connective tissue present in the lower layers of the skin develops a tear because of the skin being stretched beyond its capacity. This ‘stretching’ can happen due to various reasons, such as:
- Usage of corticosteroid creams or lotions and oral corticosteroids for few medical conditions can reduce the skin’s elasticity and increase your chances of developing stretch marks.
- Weight gain due to other causes
Symptoms Of Stretch Marks
- Indented, thin lines or marks
- Purple, red or pink colored streaks that change color to blend into the skin and eventually become silvery white
Who Will Get Stretch Marks?
If you belong to any of the following categories, you have more chances of developing stretch marks on your skin:
- If you are pregnant
- If you lose or gain weight suddenly
- If you are obese
- If you have a family history of stretch marks
- If you use corticosteroid medications for prolonged periods without medical supervision
Body Areas Affected
Stretch marks are most commonly seen on these body parts –
- Upper arms
- Lower back
- Behind the knees
Stretch Mark Removal Treatment In Chennai At Oliva Clinic
Secret MNRF Treatment:
A revolutionary treatment in the field of dermatology, Secret MNRF utilizes the energy from bipolar radiofrequency and minimally invasive microneedles to rejuvenate the skin. The heat energy applied improves collagen production and reconstructs the damaged connective tissue by the process of tissue remodelling.
When the hand-piece is applied on the skin, heat energy is generated. This penetrates into the layers of the skin, rejuvenates the collagen and thus, reduces the appearance of stretch marks. It is a godsend technology when it comes to treating stretch marks.
Secret MNRF is an advanced treatment option to remove stretch marks from abdomen, breasts, thighs, buttocks, and other areas of the body.
Benefits Of Secret RF For Stretch Marks Removal
- FDA approved treatment for stretch marks removal
- Noticeable results seen for both old and new stretch marks
- Does not damage the surrounding skin or the skin’s upper layers
- Safe for use on all skin types and colors, even for people with sensitive skin type
- Relatively painless procedure with the use of anesthetic cream
- Does not have any downtime, i.e. there is no recovery period, and you can go on with your daily activities as usual after the treatment session.
Process Of Stretch Marks Removal in Chennai
At Oliva Clinics in Chennai, the Secret MnRF treatment for stretch marks is performed using the following protocol:
- The process starts with the initial consultation with the dermatologist who would observe and assess the cause and intensity of your stretch marks. A thorough analysis by the doctor will help determine the right course of treatment with the Secret MnRF technology.
- Once the initial consultation is completed, proper pre-care is explained before the actual session. The target area is prepared with priming creams for better results. These creams are to be used for two weeks or as per the doctor’s advice.
- On the day of the treatment session, the area to be treated is cleaned and a topical anesthetic is applied.
- After about 45 minutes to one hour, once the anesthetic cream has successfully numbed the target skin, the dermatologist would perform the procedure targeting even the smaller areas of the skin. The doctor will slide the equipment’s hand-piece over this area slowly and carefully so that every small section of the skin is covered.
- Depending on the size of the skin area being treated, this part of the process can take 30 minutes to 45 minutes.
- Once this step is completed, the assisting therapist will clean the area and apply sunscreen and other necessary creams, according to the dermatologist’s advice. Since the treatment does not have any downtime, you can rest for a couple of minutes before you can carry on with the rest of your day.
- Before you leave the clinic, the dermatologist and the certified skin therapist provide post-care instructions.
Before And After Results of Stretch Marks
After the first session, you will notice a difference in your stretch marks. There may be mild redness or tingling sensation after the service, but this fades away in a few hours.
Depending on the intensity of the marks and your skin type, 4-8 sessions may be required to get optimal results for stretch marks removal.
There is no recovery period as there are no tell-tale signs post the session. The client can rest for a few hours if required and resume their daily routine.
Post-Care Instructions For Stretch Marks Treatment
After the completion of a session, there are a few things to keep in mind to avoid unwarranted side effects:
- Do not use hot water to cleanse the treated area. Use normal water only for the next 12 hours.
- Avoid any form of workout that will make you sweat such as going to the gym and aerobics for one day.
- Avoid steam, sauna, swimming, and scrubbing the treated for three days after the service.
- Avoid any form of parlor activities (like waxing) on the treated area for the next seven days.
Secret MnRF is a US FDA approved treatment that has the least risk factors associated with it. It suits all skin types and colors, and does not cause post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Transient redness is all that may be observed on the treated skin after the service.
Secret RF is an outstanding treatment option available at the various branches of Oliva Skin & Hair Clinics in Chennai, to treat and permanently remove your stretch marks.
Stretch Marks Removal Procedure Explained By Dermatologist
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Before & After Results Of Stretch Marks Removal Treatment
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Both new and old stretch marks can be treated with Secret MnRF. The number of sessions may differ for each of these types of stretch marks.
If you have stretch marks due to whichever causal factor, you are an ideal candidate to get Secret MnRF treatment. Irrespective of your age and gender, you can opt for this therapy and eradicate those ugly looking stretch marks.
A topical anesthetic is applied before commencing the treatment, and this will ensure that the entire procedure is relatively painless and without any discomfort.
The numbers of sessions in your treatment course will depend on various factors such as how old the stretch marks are, your skin type, width of the stretch marks, and the underlying cause. Usually, 4-8 sessions are required for long-lasting and evident results.
There is no recovery period after the service. You can go back to work or carry on with the rest of the day as usual. Occasional crusts may form but these heal within a week’s time.
Secret MnRF treatment does not have any side effects associated with it. There is only mild redness that may develop after the session, and this goes away in an hour or two.