Stretch marks are a form of scar in the skin that form when the skin has thinned and stretched out. Stretch marks typically form as a result of rapid weight gain or weight loss. Many women develop stretch marks following pregnancy. Some people may also develop stretch marks as a result of a growth spurt. Treatment for stretch marks is similar to that for other scars; The goal is to get the skin to pull itself back together and improve.
Scar and Stretch Mark Treatment Options
Treatments that help stimulate collagen and improve stretch marks & scars include microneedling, skin tightening treatments, and chemical peels. Growth factors such as PRF (Platelet-Rich Fibrin) or PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma), or other serums may be used in conjunction with these treatments.