What causes stretch marks?
Stretch marks are caused when your skin stretches faster than your body can produce collagen, resulting in
tiny tears. As these tears heal, the scars that develop are what we know as stretch marks. The most common
causes of stretch marks include:
A natural part of childbearing, most women develop stretch marks at some point during their pregnancy.
most common location is on the abdomen to accommodate the baby, as well as the buttocks, thighs, hips
In many cases, stretch marks develop as the result of substantial weight gain. This most commonly
when the weight gain is rapid, as often happens in adolescence.
There are a few medications that we know are associated with the development of stretch marks. They
corticosteroid creams and long-term steroid use.
Our personalized approach to stretch mark removal
Though we have a couple state-of-the-art treatment options available to help remove stretch marks at Marcus
Medical Spa, we know that everyone’s body is unique and no single procedure is best for every client. As
such, we get to know you on a personal level during your initial consultation and throughout the treatment
process. We evaluate the condition of your skin and learn as much as we can about you, to ensure we resolve
your issue in the most effective way possible.
Depending on what we learn, we may recommend a single treatment option or a more involved, multi-step
regimen that also involves lifestyle changes to ensure optimal results. Regardless of the treatment we
ultimately decide on, you can be assured that it will be completely tailored to your unique needs, ensuring
an ideal outcome that’s perfect for you.
Before & After
Please view our beautiful before and after gallery to see for yourself the smooth and clear results you can expect to achieve from among the best stretch marks treatment Manhattan Beach has available at Marcus Medical Spa.
Trust your skin to a stretch mark revision specialist
At Marcus Medical Spa, we take great pride in our ability to dramatically improve the appearance of even
the most severe stretch marks. As such, we are proud to offer our discerning clients the following treatment
options for among the best stretch mark removal Los Angeles has available:
Fractional CO2 Laser
Our powerful fractional CO2 laser reduces stretch marks and other imperfections by removing the damaged
outer layer of skin. In this way, it promotes collagen production and encourages the skin to replenish
itself from the inside out, revealing a smooth and blemish-free appearance.
An incredibly effective solution, the ActiveFX laser users the latest and most advanced fractional
technology to help remove stretch marks and other superficial skin issues – all with minimal downtime.
Also known as Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT) in Los Angeles, microneedling rejuvenates your complexion by puncturing the
skin using ultra fine needles, essentially creating microscopic wounds. To heal these wounds, the body
produces more collagen – an essential ingredient when it comes to healthy, radiant skin. By producing more
collagen, your body naturally improves the look of any imperfections, minimizes signs of aging and restores
a rejuvenated appearance.
Schedule a Consultation
If you would like to further discuss among the best stretch mark removal Redondo Beach has available, we
encourage you to schedule a consultation at Marcus Medical Spa today. During that meeting, we will advise
which procedure is best for your unique skin, as well as compose a personalized treatment plan designed to
reduce the unsightly marks that concern you most and restore a smooth and blemish-free appearance. You
may request a consultation online, or if you prefer, you may call the office directly and one of our
seasoned staff members will be able to assist you.
Dr. Keith Marcus
The Plastic Surgeon Behind the Marcus Medical Spa
Dr. Keith Marcus, the director of the Marcus Medical Spa, is a board-certified head and neck surgeon,
specializing in facial plastic surgery. Dr. Marcus is an active member of the Academy of Facial Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Marcus feels that treating each client completely is the most important aspect
of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He personally performs many of the non-invasive procedures
such as Botox and Dysport, Juvederm, CoolSculpting, and IPL Photofacials.
Dr. Marcus has made it his goal to ensure that Marcus Medical Spa delivers nothing short of premier
non-invasive treatment. As a facial plastic surgeon, he is able to ensure a new standard in the world of
medspas. While Dr. Marcus may not deliver every treatment, he stands behind them and personally ensures the
quality of the work. In this way, Dr. Marcus and his team provide each client with a higher level of
attention and care.