Stretch Marks on Light Skin
In light and medium skin tones, red stretch marks are more common. Stretch marks of this sort arise when the skin is injured, and little blood vessels form as a natural part of the healing process. Redness caused by tiny blood vessels can be corrected using our Vbeam pulsed dye laser or Sciton BBL.
Stretch Marks on Dark skin
The darker the skin, the greater the likelihood of “hyperpigmentation” and, consequently, the darker the stretch marks. A darkening of the skin in the location of an injury is known as hyperpigmentation. Patients with darkened skin are treated with q-switched lasers.
Increasing collagen in the region is essential to reducing textured (indented) stretch marks. Stretching the skin can alter its structural composition. Pulling away the epidermis and dermis might cause them to become thinner. Thermal damage caused by lasers can stimulate collagen production to replenish that which has been lost as a result of straining.
Skin Remodeling for Stretch Marks treatment
Struggle the most with white or light-colored stretch marks. There is no practical laser option if the stretch marks are flat and white. Lasers can be used to encourage the formation of collagen to improve their look if they are white and textured.
Stretch Mark correction Case # 1230
Radiesse Filler was mixed 1:1 with lidocaine 2 percent, but epinephrine was omitted. A 23G needle was used to inject a maximum of 3.0 mL of filler per patient into all levels of the skin. Ascorbic acid (20%) was applied topically, followed by microneedling.
Intradermal injection of CaHA (dilute it 1:1 with lidocaine 2 percent, no epinephrine) was used in session one. A 1 14-inch, 23 gauge needle was used to inject a maximum of 3.0 mL of the diluted filler into each patient utilizing the micro-bolus method. Before each injection, an aspiration test was carried out. Massaging the region was done immediately after CaHA injections.
As soon as the intravenous CaHA injections were completed, they were followed by microneedling, which resulted in greater microneedling and less dermabrasion. An ascorbic acid solution of 20% was applied to the skin during this procedure. Using a sterilized disposable brush, ascorbic acid was administered before each microneedling pass, which resulted in minor bleeding. Afterward, the wound was cleaned, and a bandage was applied, which was kept on for four hours. The patients were then instructed to stay out of the sun for at least six months. Subjects underwent microneedling with ascorbic acid application only during the second and third treatment sessions at months one and two.