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REMOVAL OF STRETCH MARKS

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If you're one of the millions of people with unsightly stretch marks, you are not alone. 70% of teenage girls and 40% of teenage boys develop stretch marks by the time they reach adulthood, 75% to 90% of women develop stretch marks during pregnancy.
Luckily, there are just as many ways to get rid of stretch marks as there are ways to get them. The type of treatment that works best for you will depend on several factors, including your body type and how long you've had them.

PLASTIC SURGERY
The most drastic way to eliminate stretch marks is with plastic surgery.A surgeon pulls the loose skin taut, making your stretch marks disappear. Keep in mind that this is a medical procedure and carries the risks associated with any surgery.This is also an expensive procedure.

LASER TREATMENTS
Laser treatment is another drastic way to eliminate stretch marks. The ideal patient has pale skin with red or purple stretch marks, as the contrast makes it easier for the laser to lock on.

RADIO FREQUENCY

USE OF IPL TO REMOVE PIGMENTED LESIONS

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IPL (intensed pulse light) is used to remove skin pigmentations like age spots, sun spots, birthmarks, sun freckles.

• Almost everyone has a pigmented lesion of some type. 
• These areas of the skin contain especially high concentrations of melanin and are caused by an excess of pigment  due to sun exposure or aging 
• Pigmented lesions vary widely in size, shape and depth.
• Some are as small as a fingertip, while others may be as large as a hand 
• They can occur in places such as the face, neck or arms.
• They can be either raised or flat and are usually a cosmetic rather than a medical concern. 
• However, certain moles or "sun spots" can be precancerous; removing these lesions is medically necessary.

HOW IT WORKS

IPL technology allows the physician to select the wavelength and parameters appropriate to the specific type of pigmented lesion, depth and location.



• During treatment, the IPL; wavelength is optimized so that the energy is absorbed only by   the unwanted melanin, raisi…