Victoria G.Belo ,MD1 ;Michelle D.Villanueva,MD1; Guada Santos-Capiz.MD1
We have PICOSURE machine in our clinic that can treat stretch marks (striae)
Depending on the severity of the stretch marks , about 6 to 12 sessions are required .
Picosure is the current gold standard laser to treat stretch marks (stria) .
The treatment intervals range from 2 weeks to once a month .
Results can be very felt and seen from the very first treatment – an improvement from 10%-30% each time .
The cost starts from $800 onwards ,depending on severity
Note: Recurrences do occur.
Side effects: Dryness, redness, tenderness, bruises of skin can occur.
Some may notice a change in skin sensations.
Do inform your medical team if this occurs.
In some patients, the striae will worsen temporarily with the initiation of treatment before it gets better.
Disclaimer: result does vary greatly.