Stretch marks most commonly occur as a result of pregnancy, due to stretching of the dermis which results in the breaking of the connective fibres, microscopic bleeding and tissue inflammation. Scars start to form with healing. They often start off as reddish or purplish in colour, before becoming streaked in silver or white.
Stretch marks are not physically dangerous but often cause self-image and anxiety problems. They are also notoriously difficult to treat but, here at GynaeMD Women’s & Rejuvenation Clinic, we have devised various combination of stretch mark treatments aimed at improving these unsightly stretch marks: