There’s a very high level of patient satisfaction with this treatment, because it’s been extremely successful in dramatically improving the appearance of stretch marks for the vast majority of our clients.
The Icon Aesthetic System is a safe way to treat stretch marks – resulting in minimal side effects and no downtime.
You could get rid of stretch marks with a tummy tuck and other surgeries, but these approaches are much more aggressive. With the Icon Aesthetic System, you can reduce your unsightly stretch marks without the risks, costs and recovery time associated with a surgical procedure.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Stretch Mark Treatment?
Using a fractional laser, infrared and visible red light is directed to your stretch marks. The treatment will cause a reduction in the appearance of visible stretch marks, softening and smoothing the skin appearance.
How Many Laser Treatments Do I Need to Have to Remove My Stretch Marks?
At Scarpidis Aesthetics, we have a high. level of patient satisfaction in improving the overall texture and appearance of stretch marks. Depending on the size and severity of the stretch marks, patients can receive a series of three to as many as eight sessions over several weeks to achieve the maximum improvement.
How Far Apart are the Stretch Mark Treatment Sessions?
Stretch mark treatment is not a quick fix. If you are looking to smooth out the texture and not just lighten the discoloration, you may need a series of treatments. Sessions are scheduled three to six weeks apart.
Can All Skin Colors be Treated by Fractional Laser?
A fractional laser is safe to use on all skin types and colors, so any person struggling with visible stretch marks can gain the benefit of our treatments. The ideal candidates haveqa fair complexion and light skin tone or olive or slightly darker skin tones.
How Long Does a Stretch Mark Treatment Procedure Take?
Depending on the size of the area and condition of your stretch marks, you can expect the procedure to take no longer than 30 minutes to perform.
Do Stretch Mark Treatments Hurt?
Patients tell us that our treatments are not uncomfortable to experience. You may feel a slight stinging sensation when pulsations of energy are applied to the skin. A topical anesthetic cream can be applied to make your experience even more comfortable.
How Long Will the Results of my Stretch Mark Treatment Last?
The length of time stretch mark treatments last really depends on the patient. You will enjoy your results for a very long time if you maintatin a healthy weight and care for your skin - we can help.
What is the Aftercare of Stretch Mark Treatment?
Immediately after treatment the treated area may feel tender and appear reddened for a few hours. This is completely normal as the laser has remove layers of the damaged skin making way for the fresh, healthy skin. Cool packs or moist cloths may be applied to the area. Apply a good moisturizing lotion to the treated area after treatment. Most patients experience no downtime and can immediately return work or other activities without interruption.
Why Choose Scarpidis Aesthetics for your Stretch Mark Treatment?
At Scarpidis Aesthetics, we believe that undergoing any treatment should be a relaxing and enjoyable experience. From the minute you walk through our door, to your post-treatment care, our warm and knowledgable staff will cater to your every need. Our team is led by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ulysses H. Scarpidis. He has extensive experience with the latest and most effective facial and body rejuvenation treatments in the world. It is his goal to provide patients with the most effective facial and body rejuvenation treatments in the world. It is his goal to provide patients with the most effective treatments to achieve results that bring you confidence and joy in every aspect of your life.