Can You Afford Having Stretch Marks Surgey? Learn How To Prevent Getting Them In The First Place!
Posted Feb 20 2009 5:46pm
People that have some small scars on their skin from incidents that have happened in their past are usually tolerable, but if you have ever had a baby you may have a many of scars that has distorted your skin’s look and it’s elasticity. Pregnancy stretch marks are long scars from the body stretching past it’s capacity resulting in ripping of the collagen. This creates permanent marks with only a couple treatments available for removal.
Having surgery for stretch marks is pretty effective and has a good success rate in reducing the appearance of stretch marks after pregnancy, however laser scar removal is pretty expensive. Just the price for the anesthesia alone can grow into the thousands, the bill for the doctor for each treatment is almost unpredictable as you may not know how many sessions are needed for successful removal, and you must also pay for the overhead costs of the facility. If surgery for stretch marks is not going to be an option for you then you should understand how to avoid stretch marks altogether. Each expecting mother should know that the thousands of dollars that are required for surgery for stretch marks can be avoided with good prevention.
Your bodies skin is able to grow and stretch during pregnancy. The female’s body was made to give birth. Dry skin is not as elastic and will be more likely to get stretch marks and even woman who already have moisturized skin will still need to apply cocoa butter, lotion and pregnancy stretch mark cream for proper prevention during pregnancy. Applying a good cream to the problem areas on your growing body will help the collagen stand the stretching of the skin while pregnant.
Using a good pregnancy stretch cream during your 9 months of pregnancy may cost you $50-$100.00 instead of the thousands of dollars and hours of surgery and preparation for having surgery for stretch marks afterbirth, not to mention recouping from surgery.
If you really want to avoid having to have surgery for stretch marks you need to be persistent in applying a good pregnancy stretch mark cream to the skin at least 2 to 3 times a day for the entire 9 months of pregnancy. If you do this you will allow yourself to walk away without any unsightly stretch marks. It is guaranteed to reduce the appearance of stretch marks, but not guaranteed to prevent their appearance completely. After your pregnancy you should continue to moisturize the marks as they are new and able to disappear with good treatment as long as it is done immediately.