Our skin may be elastic, but there is a limit to how much it can withstand. When that limit is exceeded, stretch marks can form. These strange scars can be difficult to get rid of and while there are many purported over-the-counter cures on the market, few have been found to be truly effective. At Hydra Med Spa and Wellness, we offer treatments for stretch marks in the form of microneedling and XEO® Skin Rejuvenation. Get in touch with our clinic in Abbotsford, BC to learn more.


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What Causes Stretch Marks?

Collagen and elastin are created and rush to the scene to repair the damage when your skin is stretched too far. That repair process is how stretch marks, or “striae,” form. The unfortunate thing is that although your body heals, stretch marks don’t go away. They simply become red or white lines over time. Rapid weight gain and pregnancy are the most common causes of stretching, though growth spurts in children can also cause these marks.

How Is This Condition Addressed?

At Hydra Med Spa and Wellness, we offer XEO® laser treatments and microneedling to address stretch marks. XEO® is non-invasive and uses pulses of laser energy to stimulate skin healing. Microneedling, on the other hand, is minimally invasive, and uses tiny needles to pierce the skin and stimulate collagen production. Either option may be a good idea depending on your particular needs and goals.

What Can I Expect?

Little to no downtime is needed after either treatment. However, an after visit protocol may have to be abided by to ensure that your skin heals properly. Several treatment sessions may be required to get the results you’re looking for. The optimal schedule and course can be determined during your initial consultation here at our Abbotsford clinic.

Book Treatments for Stretch Marks in Abbotsford, BC

If you have stretch marks that you prefer to see gone, we can help. At Hydra Med Spa and Wellness, we offer XEO® laser treatments and microneedling to help you clear your skin and get the results you seek. Get in touch with our clinic to learn more by clicking the button below or calling our clinic at (604) 776-0777.

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