How Can I Prevent Stretch Marks?
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There is no proven way to prevent stretch marks.
- When caught early and when they are still reddish, the Intense Pulsed Light or Pulse Dye Laser can be effective.
- Once they turn white or pale, the CoolTouch, Smooth Beam, Affirm, Active FX, or Fraxel can minimize their appearance.
Unfortunately no way to prevent them. Its a natural weakness in the skin and each person is a bit different.
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