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Stretch marks – also called striae – are those red, purple, or white silvery lines that appear on skin as a result of the skin being stretched fairly rapidly.

They are harmless and are nothing to worry about, but many people don’t like the look of them.

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What Causes: Stretch Marks

When skin is stretched quickly, the collagen and elastin foundations of the skin can break, and that's when stretch marks appear. You may develop stretch marks at times of extreme body changes. These include -

  • Puberty
  • Fluctuations in your weight
  • During pregnancy
  • If your muscle mass grows sharply as a result of exercising and weight training.
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Treatment Options: Stretch Marks

If you don’t like the way your body looks with stretch marks, there are treatments available for you to help diminish the appearance of these striae. At Este, we offer -

Visia Digital Skin Analysis

Visia Digital Skin Analysis

When we use the Visia Digital Skin Analysis to assess your skin, we are using a tool that allows us to see deep below the surface layer of your skin and detect a multiple of potential concerns. This advanced technology allows us to pick up on issues such as spots, wrinkles, texture, pores, UV spots, scars, red areas, porphyrins and more.

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