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Kathi Walker asks:
What type of procedure is used to get rid of stretch marks on abdomen area and what would recevery be like?

On: 01/23/2013 07:20 am

To doctors from: New York

Category: Tummy

Answers

DrKevinTehrani on 01/29/2013 10:39 pm wrote:
Dear Kathi,
Unfortunately, the only thing that completely removes stretch marks is an Abdominoplasty or Tummy Tuck. There are some lasers which minimize the appearance of especially red ones but removal is the only definitive answer.
DrWilliamRosenblatt on 01/23/2013 10:04 am wrote:
Tummy tucks remove stretch marks below the belly button, nothing removes the ones above , but with a full tummy tuck they will be shifted down. Come in to talk about this and you can see what is involved. Recovery is about 2 weeks.