Stretch marks
Stretch marks
Stretch marks are characterized by disruption of elastic fibers that support the dermis, mainly formed by collagen and elastin, responsible for the tone and elasticity of the tissue. Stretch marks affect men, women and children at different ages, with varying occurrence factors involving the rapid growth and weight cycling, hormonal imbalance, excessive exercise, pregnancy and even the very continuous dry skin. The appearance of stretch marks is more common in regions of the breasts, hips, outer thighs, thighs and buttocks. Currently, there are several treatment options for stretch marks, among which stand out microdermabrasion and photorejuvenation fractioned that combining different principles operate in the tissue in order to stimulate the production of new collagen and elastin fibers.