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Stretch Marks / Uneven Texture

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Stretch Marks / Uneven Texture is available at these salons

Elegance Upper Mall: Overgate, Dundee

Unit 22 - 23, Upper Mall
Overgate Centre

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Laser Stretch Mark/Uneven Texture Removal

Laser Stretch Mark Removal is a safe and effective procedure to reduce the appearance of stretch marks. This treatment involves the application of light wavelength from fractional laser, the areas of which then absorb the discolouration from stretchmarks. This treatment then promotes the production of collagen to plump up the skin again making the marks less visible.

What are the benefits of laser stretch mark removal?
 
Suitable for most types 
Effective results 
Free consultation
Minimal recovery
No scarring
Safe equipment

Why should I choose you for my laser stretch mark removal?
 
We utilise advanced Laser equipment to ensure you are receiving the best possible treatment 
We offer the most competitive prices without compromising on quality
Highly trained laser technicians

Do I need a patch test?

Yes, you require a patch test 48 hours prior to your appointment to test the suitability for the treatments and a thorough consultation

Will any medications effect my treatment?

The use of medication may induce hyperpigmentation, hypo pigmentation, dermatitis or even blister formations and burns. A test maybe carried out to test the outcome if you are on the following medications:

acne medications
anti-cancer drugs
anti-arthritics
antidepressants
antineoplastic medications
antihistamines
anti-inflammatory
antibiotics
antipsychotics
hypoglycaemia medications
cardiac medications 
chelating agents diuretics
hormonal
herbal medicines

Do I need to do anything before my laser stretch mark removal appointment?
Pre-care 

Wear loose-fitting clothes on the day.
Avoid alcohol or smoking the night before and on the day of the treatment.
Drink at least 1 litre of water the day before and the day of treatment - this helps your body to regulate its temperature.
Arrive early prior so that you are relaxed.
Do not exercise before the treatment.
Avoid applying any products on areas of treatment, keep it dry and clean prior to treatment.
Do not expose the skin to UV light (sunlight or sunbeds) or apply any self-tanning products for 8 weeks prior to treatment.
 
How old must I be to have this done?

From age of 18+ you can receive this service

How long does the treatment take?

Treatment times varies from 20-40minutes.

How quickly will I recover?
Your skin may appear red, of which will start to subside within hours after the treatment. You can resume your daily activities, no time off is required.

Is laser stretch mark removal safe?
Yes, the laser energy is non-invasive with no downtime and is only absorbed by the required area, leaving the surrounding area unaffected and undamaged.

Does it hurt?

Most people describe the sensation as similar to that of a rubber band snapping onto the skin.

How many sessions will I need?

For the best results we recommend a course of 4 – 12 treatments with a gap of between 3 and 4 weeks between each appointment for recovery time. Your practitioner will advise you at your consultation the best course for you to achieve optimum results.

Can I have laser stretch mark removal with a suntan?

We are able to treat both most skin types and suntanned skin (natural tan) at any time of the year.

I'm pregnant is this suitable for me?
No, we recommend you wait until after your pregnancy to start your laser treatment plan.

What results can I expect? 
Dramatic appearance in appearance of stretch marks. 

What should I be doing after my treatment?
Aftercare
Avoid exercising for at least 48 hours.
Avoid hot baths and hot showers for 48 hours.
Avoid anything that involves chlorine (e.g. swimming) for 48 hours.
Avoid make-up on the treated area for at least 48 hours.
Avoid the application of perfumed products or bleaching creams for 48 hours.
Itching is very common due to the dehydrating effect of the laser. Use Vitamin E ointment
Wear a sun block of SPF 25 or higher over the area for 3 months following treatment. Avoid exposing skin to UV light (sunlight or sunbeds) or self-tan for at least 2 weeks after/before treatment. This is to minimise darkening of the skin (hyperpigmentation).
Avoid heat treatments such as spas, steam rooms and saunas for 7 days.

Get in touch with the team at your local Elegance Beauty salon for more information or book your consultation appointment online today!