How does Ematrix Differ from Dermabrasion (and other scar removal procedures) for stretch mark scar removal? Are people happier with the results from Ematrix?
Ematrix for Stretch Marks?
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EMatrix for Treating Stretch Marks
Improving stretch marks is difficult even under the best of circumstances. Careful evaluation is necessary to determine if you are a candidate for any successful treatment. The eMatrix uses fractionated bipolar radiofrequency energy which is called sublative rejuvenation. Unlike other treatments such as dermabrasion and fractional ablative laser treatments where most of the effect is in the superficial layers of the skin (epidermis), the eMatrix affects only 5% of the epidermis and most of the effect is in the deeper tissue (dermis). For this reason I believe it is a better modality for the treatment of stretch marks. There are currently ongoing studies showing the potential effectiveness of eMatrix treatments for stretch marks.
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