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The Current Futility of Stretch Mark Therapies

  Stretch marks are an aesthetic bane for many people, particularly women. Often occurring after puberty, pregnancy and weight gain/loss, the development of white or red depressed lines is distressing and they will be present forever as they never improve on their own. Many treatments allege to improve or remove stretch marks but the sheer Read More…

Case Study: Breast Augmentation and Its Effects On Stretch Marks

Background:Breast augmentation works because it is a synthetic implant that makes the breasts bigger. While it is true that the role of the plastic surgeon is critical to get good implant placement in the proper position and as symmetrically as possible, but in the end the implant itself plays a major role in the final Read More…

Stretch Marks – Difficult Problem, A Few Hopeful Treatments

Stretch marks remain one of the few cosmetic skin deformities in plastic surgery that defies a really convincing treatment. Known medically as striae, stretch marks often appear after rapid weight gain and loss and most commonly as the result of pregnancy. They frequently appear in the teen years when growth spurts and increased levels of Read More…

Stretch Marks – Does Anything Really Work?

Stretch Marks – Magical Solutions?? Stretch marks are scars that occur, usually as a result of pregnancy, when the skin stretches enough to cause tearing within the deepest layers of skin. New stretch marks are usually pink or red before they fade to white, though they never completely disappear. But some women are more prone, Read More…

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