Stretch Marks
Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Where do stretch marks appear? Plus Icon

Stretch marks usually appear on the areas of the body which store the most fat, such as the tummy, legs, upper arms, hips, buttocks, thighs and breasts.

How common are stretch marks? Plus Icon

Stretch marks are very common, particularly in women. It is thought around 90% of pregnant women develop stretch marks.

Are stretch marks permanent? Plus Icon

How long your stretch marks will last really depends on the severity of the stretch marks and whether you are genetically predisposed to scarring. For most people, stretch marks fade to a faint white mark over the years and aren’t particularly noticeable. For others, they may stay quite visible.

Here at sk:n we have a range of treatments designed to help you get the skin you want.

Our specialist doctors and nurses can recommend the best path for you to take.

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