Many women develop stretch marks due to pregnancy. Often the stretch marks appear on the stomach, hips, and breasts. In most cases, the stretch marks that appear become permanent. Some women embrace these marks as they are marks of motherhood; others would prefer to have them eliminated from their bodies.
It is common for women to explore plastic surgery after pregnancy, and many look to cosmetic procedures for solutions to stretch marks.
Can Plastic Surgery Solve Stretch Marks?
Most doctors cannot provide a simple solution for stretch marks. However, there are more intensive procedures that can help with stretch marks. Lasers are often used as well as the tummy tuck procedure. A tummy tuck can help women deal with stretch marks that appear on the lower abdominal area.
As the skin is pulled taught, the stretch marks bellow the belly button are effectively removed. Depending upon your circumstance, there may be other surgical and non-surgical options available as well; they simply need to be discussed with your doctor.
Improving Your Stretch Marks
To discuss your options regarding your post-partum stretch marks, please contact us.