Stretch Marks

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About Stretch Marks

Stretch marks are the result of damaged elastin within the dermis layer of the skin. They are entirely harmless, but can look unpleasant and are notoriously difficult to treat.

Stretch marks appear especially with someone gains and then loses weight in a relatively short space of time. They are often associated with pregnant women, body builders and obese or overweight people who have successfully lost a lot of weight.

During the weight gain, the skin is stretched relatively quickly causing damage to the elastin. Stretch marks may initially look red or purplish and quite angry. This can fade over time to a white line. They also usually have quite a marked depression or groove in the surface of the skin.

Stretch Mark Treatment

Treatment of stretch marks is quite challenging. While moisturising can make the skin softer, it generally does very little to restore the appearance of the stretch marks themselves.

Dermaroller Micro-Needling

Dermaroller micro-needling treatments offer a new solution for skincare practitioners.

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The process of micro-needling the skin involves rolling it with a proprietary Dermaroller, which contains thousands of tiny pricks in the surface of the skin. This process kick-starts the body’s own production of new collagen by regenerating new skin cells to effectively reduce the appearance of stretch marks..

Medical-grade Dermaroller® models are the only micro-needling devices that communicate with fibroblast and skin stem cells to generate more skin cells, collagen and elastin for smoother, healthy-coloured and smoother-looking skin. The deep layers of the skin thicken as it regenerates for a firmer and smoother appearance.

Previous studies have shown visible improvement after a single treatment.

A course of treatment may be recommended for best results. This is usually 2-3 sessions. This will be fully discussed at your consultation.

Cosmedics Skin Clinics use the genuine branded medical-grade Dermaroller® which is completely sterile and has titanium pins. A larger version is used for body treatments compared to that used on the face.

This is a highly effective professional tool and should not be compared to the cheaper home rollers.

Stretch Mark Consultation

At Cosmedics Skin Clinics, cosmetic treatment consultations are an opportunity to discuss your concerns with an experienced Aesthetic Doctor. We’ll recommend the most appropriate options and quote as appropriate. We allow generous appointment times so that treatment can be carried out on the same day if required, but if you’re not sure then don’t worry – there’s absolutely no obligation.

A consultation with one of our Aesthetic Doctors costs £50, but that is redeemable against any treatment cost undertaken at the same appointment (the consultation would be effectively free of charge in this case).

What our patients say

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330 Reviews

Rebecca D

Dr Vardy is fantastic, she talked me through each step of the procedure and I am incredibly happy with the results. I was a little nervous about it but she gave me great advice and is incredibly professional.

Posted 3 days ago

Grace M

Had a hydradermie facial done with Lydia and was very pleased with the service and professionalism I received from her. I would definitely recommend her as a racialist

Posted 4 days ago

Gemma

Lovely doctor , explained all my options and we agreed on the best one for me. I had two moles removed on the same day as my appointment and I was done in twenty minutes. I would defiantly recommend Dr Vardy as the procedure was quick and painless

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

I had a small mole on the face that I was thinking of removing for a good few years. I had an appointment with Dr Todman and she and her assistant were very nice and professional, they explained everything I needed to know about the mole shaving treatment. I decided to do the treatment on the same day and it was the right decision. I am very happy with the result, the mole is removed and I dont have any scars. I highly recommend Dr Todman.

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

I have had a number of moles removed including one on my face that I was incredibly nervous about but I had no reason to be. Dr Perry did an excellent job of each one. I wouldn’t trust anyone else but him. Thank you Dr Perry!

Posted 1 month ago

Kate

I had my treatment for a mole to be removed on Tuesday 8th jan at the Bristol surgery and it was great. The mole centred on my forehead just between my eyes had been knocking my confidence for years but with in 20 mins it was gone,no pain and very little bleeding,4 days on it looks amazing,can’t wait to see it in another 4 weeks,thank you so much everyone x

Posted 1 month ago

Ann C

Excellent treatment and care

Posted 1 month ago

Monika k

Pain free treatment, very quick and the doctor was extremely nice and approachable.

Posted 2 months ago

Sally D

Very good experience. Extremely quick and easy. Dr. Vardy was very professional and made me feel completely reassured. Thank you!

Posted 3 months ago

Rachel B

Dr Vardy was warm and professional. She put me at ease immediately and the treatment was quick and effective. I’m very pleased with the result.

Posted 3 months ago

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Cosmedics Skin Clinics is rated 4.95 stars by Reviews.co.uk based on 330 merchant reviews