At Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics, Dr. Jack Bertolino and his team in Williamsville, NY, are committed to offering women solutions to improve the skin and body–especially those who are troubled by stretch marks. We know how embarrassing these lines on the skin can be and can assist with cosmetic treatments designed to reduce or eliminate stretch marks from the skin.
What are stretch marks?
Stretch marks are a type of scarring that occurs when the skin is stretched beyond its capacity. This can occur during pregnancy, puberty, or sudden weight gain or loss. When the skin stretches too far, too fast, the elastin fibers and collagen that give skin strength and elasticity break down. This leaves behind marks on the skin that look like scars.
Where do stretch marks form?
Stretch marks are commonly found on many areas of the body and may include the following:
While stretch marks are more typical in women, they can affect men and women of all ages and typically occur in areas where fat is stored.
What methods of stretch mark removal are available at Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics?
Below are the more popular methods of treating stretchmarks that are available for women to consider in our Williamsville, NY area practice:
- Ultrasonic Dermawave®
- Intense pulsed light (IPL)
- Platelet-rich plasma (PRP)
Each has its advantages and disadvantages, so women are encouraged to seek the assistance of our team to schedule a consultation appointment and initial evaluation to determine their candidacy for treatment. Dr. Jack Bertolino is an experienced professional in Williamsville, NY, who can answer questions about these services and make the most educated recommendation based on the patient’s unique needs and desires.
Schedule a consultation visit today
If you reside in the Williamsville, NY area and are ready to speak with Dr. Jack Bertolino and his team to discuss treatments for stretch marks, call 716-633-6100 to request an appointment. We are open to new and returning patients and can help with a wide range of aesthetic needs for men, women, and children.