How Can I Prevent Stretch Marks?

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There is no proven way to prevent stretch marks. When...

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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.


San Diego Dermatologic Surgeon
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Prevent stretch marks

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Unfortunately no way to prevent them. Its a natural weakness in the skin and each person is a bit different.

Raj S. Ambay, MD
Tampa Plastic Surgeon
4.0 out of 5 stars 13 reviews

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