Posts Tagged ‘treatment of striae distensae’

Stretch Marks (Striae Distensae)(for professionals)

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

No current therapeutical modality gives complete clearance: -the best way remains prevention. -Our impression is that the most effective available treatments will yield around 30% improvement. CREAMS -tretinoin (retin A) 0.1% has a proven effect (Topical tretinoin 0.1% for pregnancy-related abdominal striae: an open-label, multicenter, prospective study. Rangel O, Arias I, García E, Lopez-Padilla S. […]

Stretch Marks (Striae distensae)

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

Stretch marks (striae distensae) appear during pregnancy and are a nuisance for patients and physicians because, they are so easy to diagnose, but so difficult to treat effectively. -creams sold on the market are safe, but yet have to be shown scientifically to be effective. -recent stretch marks are red and the colour could be […]

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