The Icon laser can help minimize the appearance of your stretch marks but may not be able to completely eliminate them. You may, however, be able to prevent future stretch marks from forming during periods of weight change with products that contain hyaluronic acid. The team at Atlantic Coast Physical Medicine can talk to you [...]
The Icon laser uses targeted heat energy that breaks up the scar tissue and stimulates the production of new skin cells to improve appearance. The customized Microlenses for the Icon Aesthetic System are used to penetrate deep tissue and speed up treatment sessions. To ease any discomfort during treatment, the team at Atlantic Coast Physical [...]
The Icon Aesthetic System uses advanced medical and laser technology to treat various aesthetic concerns, including stretch marks, wrinkles and fine lines, unwanted hair, and scars. The laser system is equipped with a number of innovative technologies that improve treatment outcomes and comfort.
Stretch marks are bands of scar tissue that occurs when your skin is stretched or shrunk too quickly, not allowing your skin enough time to grow or contract leading to injury and the formation of the scar. Common causes of stretch marks include: Puberty growth spurts Pregnancy Rapid muscle growth when bodybuilding Weight gain [...]
You may experience a temporary redness and swelling of the stretch marks which could last a few days. Speak with your provider to discuss other possible side-effects and the necessary post-treatment care.