Why Do Stretchmarks Appear When Losing Weight?

Woman holding measuring tape around waist.

With bathing suit season on the horizon, many people are taking measures to get their bodies in shape now with diet and exercise. However, for some, unsightly stretchmarks are an even bigger concern. Why? Because stretchmarks don’t simply go away on their own or with home remedies.

Fortunately, our Cynosure Icon Laser can help. Keep reading for more.

Effective treatment for minimizing stretchmarks

The Cynosure Icon Laser is a state-of-the-art technology that can treat stretchmarks and other skin issues quickly and safely.

Stretchmarks look like dark, parallels lines on the skin. They may feel ridged or may even itch. They are a result of stretched our skin and excess cortisone in your body.

Stretchmarks are quite a common issue for men and women. Women, in particular, tend to see stretchmarks on the stomach from the skin stretching during pregnancy. They can also occur when a substantial amount of weight has been gained.

The Icon Laser improves the appearance of stretchmarks with targeted technology from fractional laser. It delivers energy into the skin discoloration to stimulate new collagen production and smoothness. And in just three to five sessions, patients can see a dramatic improvement. The beauty of this procedure is it is only about a half hour and there is no downtime, so you can go right back to your normal daily routine.

In addition to stretchmarks, the Icon can treat:

  • Sunspots
  • Age spots
  • Facial vessels
  • Acne and surgical scars
  • Wrinkles
  • Leg veins
  • Body and facial hair

A consultation can determine if the Icon is right for you.

Stretchmark removal metro Detroit

If you’re looking for stretchmark removal in southeast Michigan, Dr. Andrew Lofman’s medical spa can help.

Offering only the most advanced and FDA-approved procedures that are minimally- and non-invasive, our medical spa can help reduce stretchmarks and get you looking and feeling your best from head to toe. Dr. Lofman oversees his medical spa and, having earned titles as “Top Plastic Surgeon from the Consumer Research Council and one of HOUR Detroit’s Top Docs, he understands what it takes to achieve excellence.

From laser skin resurfacing to injectables like Botox and dermal filler to Kybella for reducing a double chin to a variety of chemical peels and even EMSCULPT, your aesthetic goals are our top priority.

Contact us for more information and take the first step in putting your happiness and self-confidence at the forefront!