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La Costa Town Square, 3427 Via Montebello, Suite 176, Carlsbad CA 92009

What Causes Stretch Marks?

Stretch marks are a form of scarring that result from tears to the connective tissue of the skin caused by rapid growth or overstretching of the skin. They form when your skin quickly stretches to accommodate weight gain, generally from pregnancy. These lines can vary from person to person in appearance and color with some being a bright red to a less noticeable shade of your skin color. Their appearance usually depends on how long you’ve had them, where they are on your body, and your skin type, but one thing they have in common is that for most people, they are a source of embarrassment.

Anyone can develop stretch marks but women are generally affected more, especially young pregnant women. Other factors that can cause stretch marks include:

  • Genetics or a family history of stretch marks
  • Pregnancy
  • Being overweight
  • Quickly gaining or losing weight
  • Using corticosteroid medicine
  • Breast enlargement surgery
  • Certain genetic disorders such as Cushing’s syndrome or Marfan syndrome

Most stretch marks appear on the breasts, abdomen, hips, buttocks, and thighs. At Avalon Laser, we can treat all of these areas so that you can feel more comfortable showing off your skin.

Stretch Mark Removal

Vivace Fractional Micro Needle RF Treatment

At our office, we pride ourselves on using the most advanced technology and having a highly-trained staff to address your cosmetic concerns. The newest technological addition to our office is the Vivace Fractional Micro Needle RF. This is a nonsurgical treatment that uses microneedling and radiofrequency to stimulate the body’s natural collagen production to produce smoother, tighter skin. And we are the first cosmetic office in San Diego to offer this amazing new treatment.

Along with its combination of microneedling and radiofrequency, the Vivace Experience includes state-of-the-art serums and numbing creams to enhance the treatment and provide the best results. The benefits of using Vivace for stretch mark treatment, and other skin tightening issues, include:

  • Stimulates collagen production
  • Virtually pain-free treatment
  • Can treat any area of the body
  • No downtime
  • Immediate results
  • Results improve with multiple treatments
  • FDA-approved

DermaPen Treatment

The DermaPen treatment is a nonsurgical procedure in which microneedles stimulate the skin’s natural production of collagen by lightly puncturing the top layer of the skin. This process helps jump-start the skin’s ability to heal, resulting in excellent rejuvenation benefits. This treatment has been proven to aid in the reduction of skin issues such as stretch marks, facial scars, wrinkles, and more.

Other benefits of the DermaPen treatment include:

  • Nonsurgical in-office treatment
  • Less aggressive than laser skin resurfacing
  • Can be used on the Legs, abdomen, back, chest, arms, and face
  • Little to no downtime

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Contact Our San Diego Cosmetic surgeon Today

At Avalon Laser, our dual-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. Reza Tirgari believes in taking a personal approach to each of his patients. That means doing a comprehensive evaluation of your condition, as well as your current health and medical history during your consultation to determine the best possible treatment to achieve your desired results. Our goal is to give you effective, personalized cosmetic treatments to enhance your natural beauty.

If you want to learn more about the stretch mark treatments we offer, contact us today at 619-494-3944 to schedule your consultation. We proudly provide services to those who live in San Diego, Carlsbad, Del Mar, and nearby areas of California.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

Avalon Laser considers the health and safety of our patients, employees and families our top priority. We have been monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic very closely and want to do our part to ensure the best outcome. For this reason, in the interest of the health and welfare of our clients and our staff, we have decided to temporarily close our Carlsbad and San Diego locations, effective March 18, 2020 until further notice from the Federal Government and the State of California.

During these challenging circumstances, we want to reassure our clients that any discounts, specials or other promotions will be honored and that we will do our utmost to maintain appointment schedules in a manner that provide our clients with the best results, while also complying with the safety directives. We will continue to monitor this situation closely and provide updates as they become available.

Your health and well-being are our top priority. Thank you for your patience and trust in Avalon Laser. We look forward to serving you again soon.

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