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

4.96 Average

298 Reviews

Rob R

Very quick and professional with choice of locations for treatment. Dr Ross was excellent and I had a mole removed from below my eye as concerned about skin cancer with minimal scarring. Also, has skin tag removed in seconds. Excellent service throughout and treatment was painless - can not recommend CosmedicsUK enough and have already referred friends.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Anna B

Very quick and professional service. I would definitely recommend cosmedicsuk.

Posted 4 weeks ago

kimberly B

Friendly and profressional. Made me feel very comfortable. Would highly recommend.

Posted 4 weeks ago

Thomas b

Dr Vardy really put me at ease and explained every step of the procedure to me. I was seen quickly and it was all very efficient. The outcome of the mole removal was great. Thanks!

Posted 4 weeks ago

Anna

Good service. Pleased with immediate results.

Posted 2 months ago

Katharine h

Very good. Very quick treatment and pain free.

Posted 2 months ago

Lisa-Marie k

Absolutely thrilled with my new brows after nanoblading with Hayley at cosmedics. I’ve worked in the aesthetics industry myself for over 10 years I was so impressed with this clinic, Hayley is literally an artist when it comes to semi-permanent make up, nanoblading is the latest technique for a more natural but defined brow and the end results I have is literally perfect brows!! I couldn’t be happier!!

Posted 2 months ago

Anonymous

Dr Dan Thio did a wonderful job removing my cyst and leaving minimal scarring, he was very professional and made me feel very comfortable during the surgery. The price I paid on the day for the surgery also included aftercare, which in my case included being provided with steristrips and handful of dressings and also stitch removal appointments. I went back after 7 days to have my stitches removed, Dr Jennifer Todman assessed the area and decided to postpone my stitch removal for another 5 days. I felt very confident in her professional expertise and appreciated that they were happy to see me for a second stitch removal appointment at no additional cost. There is a definite patient over profit philosophy. 5 days later I saw Dr Britt Vardy at the Harley Street Clinic for my stitch removal, it was quick and painless. Dr Vardy too is very professional and makes you feel very comfortable. The see and treat service was brilliant, It was important for me to have my surgery as soon as possible. Most other places wouldn't see me for at least 8 weeks but just 8 days after my initial phone call to Cosmedics, I was in the Putney Surgery, having my surgery. Overall an extremely positive experience, Thank you to the team at the Putney and Harley Street Surgeries. Cosmedics will definitely be my first port of call should I ever require any of the other services they provide.

Posted 2 months ago

Dorothy W

I am very pleased with the treatment Dr Vardy was very professional and efficient

Posted 2 months ago

Kelly K

Very professional and clear wth all options. patient before profits. Can’t wait to come back for second vitas.

Posted 4 months ago

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