Although stretch marks do not pose a health risk nor compromise the body’s ability to function, they can be detrimental to a person’s self-esteem and confidence. Whatever your age or the size of your stretch marks, Nuriss has a treatment solution for you. Our advanced laser therapy, micro-needling, radiofrequency and ultrasonic treatment options are suitable for all skin types on both men and women.
Stretch marks are common in both males and females, and can occur on any part of the body where the skin has stretched rapidly, including the:
Whether your stretch marks are caused by pregnancy, puberty or weight gain, Nuriss has a treatment option to suit you. Our Stretch Mark Fade Away procedure combines micro-needling and radiofrequency/ultrasonic treatments. The micro-needling technology penetrates deep within the skin to rejuvenate and encourage healthier formation, while the radiofrequency/ultrasonic treatment boosts the skin’s microcirculation process, promoting new collagen growth and resulting in improved skin texture. Laser therapy uses advanced light technology to treat more prominent stretch marks, and results in smoother, healthier looking skin.
The required number of treatments will determine the overall cost of removing your stretch marks. However, despite the luxurious city centre location, Nuriss stretch mark removal prices are some of the most affordable in London and across the UK. We used the latest and most advanced technology and offer a range of treatment options to suit individual needs while still providing exceptionally competitive stretch mark removal costs in our specialist skincare clinic.
Like women, hormones, such as growth spurts and rapid weight gain can cause stretch marks on men. However, unlike women, stretch marks on men can occur as the result of excessive weightlifting if muscle bulks up too quickly. The recommended procedures and treatments are the same for both men and women. However, those with medical issues should consult their doctor before seeking a Stretch Mark Removal consultation.
Frequently Asked Questions
Newer stretch marks respond better to treatments than older ones. Therefore you may require more Laser Stretch Mark Removal treatments to remove older stretch marks.
New stretch marks are red, while mature ones are white. New stretch marks may be itchy and the surrounding skin can look “thin” or “flattened”. Over time they will continue to increase in width and size, and begin to look more red or purple before turning white as they age.
Yes. All our Stretch Mark Removal treatments are safe, non-invasive and suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. However, if you are worried about your sensitive skin, you should consult your doctor before booking any of our treatments.
Your skin may appear red and feel sensitive after each treatment; previous Nuriss clients have likened it to mild sunburn. The side effects are not serious and should begin to fade within 24 hours.
Stretch marks on breasts are the result of a rapid increase in breast size. As breasts are composed of mostly fatty tissue, any increase in calorie consumption will increase breast size. Stretch marks often appear either after pregnancy or puberty as the breasts continue to grow and stretch. Although stretch marks will not disappear naturally, they may fade in colour over time. Like other areas of the body, Nuriss Laser Stretch Mark Removal treatments can be performed on breasts, however, it should never be performed on anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding. All concerns or medical issues should be discussed with your doctor prior to seeking treatment.
No. Stretch marks will never disappear without treatment, although they may lighten in colour and appear to fade over time.
At least half of pregnant women develop stretch marks as they carry their baby to term. However, there are a number of factors that can increase your likelihood of developing them. Research suggests genetics may play a role – you are more likely to develop stretch marks after pregnancy if your mother did. Stretch marks only occur when your skin is rapidly stretched. Therefore you are more prone to them if you rapidly gain or lose weight, are carrying more than one baby, or have excessive amniotic fluid.
Cushing’s syndrome and Marfan syndrome can sometimes cause stretch marks. Cushing’s syndrome occurs when the body produces excessive cortisol, the stress hormone. These stretch marks can be dark in colour and quite noticeable. Other side effects include weight gain, which can lead to stretch marks, back pain, and excessive body and facial hair. Marfan syndrome is caused by a faulty gene that weakens your body’s connective tissues and affects the skin’s elasticity and therefore, its ability to stretch, meaning your skin is not as resistant to stretch marks. These stretch marks often occur on the shoulders, hips and lower back. Other symptoms and side effects include spine curvature and vision problems.
Your body can grow in spurts during puberty, meaning the skin is rapidly stretched with each spurt. Males tend to notice stretch marks on their backs and shoulders, whereas females tend to notice stretch marks on their breasts, hips and thighs.
No, losing weight will not un-stretch the skin. If you tend to diet regularly or often participate in fad dieting, stretch marks will form as you rapidly lose and gain weight. If you are dieting, it is important to lose weight slowly and steadily to prevent the skin from straining or stretching. Bodybuilders and athletes may also notice stretch marks as their muscles quickly increase in size.
Laser Stretch Mark Removal costs will be based on the type and extent of treatment, the severity and location of stretch marks, and how many procedures are required. We offer some of the best prices in London for the most advanced treatments currently available.
Although stretch marks may fade and become less noticeable in time, they will not disappear naturally. This is why many patients use Nuriss Laser Stretch Mark Removal treatment.
The causes of stretch marks on the back are the same as stretch marks anywhere on the body – the skin is overstretched. Anyone can develop these, and the same treatments and procedures are used to remove them. If you have any concerns, please discuss these with your Nuriss consultant or doctor.
Excessive amounts of cortisone, a hormone produced by the adrenal glands in response to stress, can weaken the skin’s elastic fibres and increase the likelihood of stretch marks developing. Corticosteroid medications have a similar effect. However, neither cortisol nor the medication is solely responsible for causing them.
The most common alternatives are:
There is minimal risk involved, and treatments are usually highly effective. There are some instances where stretch marks cannot be fully removed, only reduced. There is a slight risk of temporary blistering post-treatment, but it is not serious and your Nuriss consultant will outline how to combat this in your recovery plan.
Yes. Nuriss has a number of stretch mark removal procedures in London that are extremely safe, non-invasive and do not require a hospital stay. All Nuriss procedures are highly effective, affordable and performed by experienced consultants who will recommend the best treatment options to suit your needs.
Stretch marks are usually a pink-red colour and slightly raised when they first appear. They then lengthen and acquire a dark purple colour before eventually becoming white and flat.
According to scientific reports, pregnancy-related stretch marks are likely to occur in 50% to 90% of pregnancies. There are creams and lotions available, but there is no evidence to support their effectiveness in preventing stretch marks. The only way to prevent stretch marks is by avoiding weight fluctuation. However, growth spurts and growing during pregnancy cannot be controlled or avoided.
Anyone can get stretch marks. It is most common in pregnant women, children experiencing growth spurts, anyone who gains or loses a significant amount of weight in a short time period and bodybuilders who lose or gain a significant amount of weight over a short time period.
Humans have three layers of skin: the epidermis/outer layer, dermis/middle – where stretch marks occur – and the subcutaneous stratum/inner layer. The dermis helps skin retain its shape, so when it is continually stretched, the small connective fibres within the skin begin to break down, causing the skin to lose its elasticity.
Stretch marks are visible scars that result when skin is stretched quickly. The skin will always stretch in response to rapid growth or weight changes. In most cases, this growth results from hormonal changes, pregnancy, bodybuilding and hormone replacement therapy.
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