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Jul 03, 2014
Cushing disease: A case of mistaken identity:
The symptoms of Cushing disease are unmistakable to those who suffer from it - excessive weight gain, acne, distinct colored stretch marks on the abdomen, thighs and armpits, and a lump, or fat deposit, on the back of the neck. Yet the disorder often goes misdiagnosed.

Jan 07, 2014
Laser Treatment of Stretch Marks on Dark Skin:
Laser stretch mark removal has been historically more difficult and potentially dangerous for dark skinned patients. However, new technology has significantly increased the safety of laser stretch mark removal for dark skinned patients.

genetics Nov 05, 2013
First genetic study of stretch marks:
Researchers identified four genetic markers significantly associated with the development of stretch marks that inform why some individuals are more susceptible to the skin condition.

weight Jun 04, 2013
Weight and Stretch Marks:
Stretch marks are most commonly associated with pregnancy, but both men and women can get stretch marks from weight gain or rapid weight loss.

natural Jan 16, 2012
Natural Stretch Mark Remedies:
Many natural remedies have shown to help lessen the appearance of stretch marks, both as preventative measures and as treatments.

beyonce Dec 14, 2011
Celebrity Stretch Mark Techniques:
Statistics tell us that 90% of women will develop stretch marks, so how do celebrities like Beyonce and Victoria Beckham manage to keep perfect bodies throughout their pregnancies and in the years following?

Sep 25, 2011
Laser Therapy: Men Do It, Too:
When striae affect athletes, laser treatment can help.

Aug 08, 2011
Can Vitamin E Really Help Stretch Marks:
Vitamin E is one of the essential elements in the skin's natural regeneration and maintenance system, naturally this became one of the favorite products to use when stretch marks were an issue.

beach Jul 25, 2011
How to Hide Stretch Marks in Bikini Season:
Summer can cause a lower self-esteem when it comes to stretchmarks. Take these simple tips to put you at ease.

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Laser Treatment for Stretch Marks:
According to a recent study, nonablative laser treatments are a safe and effective method for removing stretch marks.

 

Jun 20, 2011
AVON's Stretch Mark Smoother:
Avon's First-Ever, At-Home Answer to Stretch Mark Correction

May 10, 2011
Men and Stretch Marks:
Though stretch marks are often seen as something that only affect women, almost half of men will develop stretch marks in their lifetime

Feb 22, 2011
Preventing Stretch Marks During Pregnancy:
Your Guide to Unblemished Skin

Aug 02, 2010
Stretch Marks, Body Image, and Stress:
Stretch marks not only result in an altered physical appearance, they can also have negative psychological impacts.

May 10, 2010
Harnessing Laser Light for Stretch Mark Reduction:
New laser treatment protocols offer viable options for stretch mark reduction.

Mar 01, 2010
Promising New Laser Treatment for Stretch Marks:
The FDA has approved laser collagen stimulation as a new option for the treatment of stretch marks.

Feb 05, 2010
1st Fractional Laser FDA Cleared for Stretch Marks:
Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Lux1540™ Fractional non-ablative laser has received the first clearance by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of striae (stretch marks) using a fractional laser.

Jan 26, 2010
Skinplexin Sales Booming as Consumers Seek Alternative Cosmetics in 2010:
Dermagevity Skin Care's all-natural stretch mark treatment and scar removal cream, Skinplexin, is currently experiencing a surge in sales, as more consumers are seeking ways around conventional cosmetic surgery, and instead choosing to go with safer, alternative routes that are backed with scientific evidence that they will indeed offer the desired results that consumers are seeking; allowing more affordable alternatives to cosmetic surgery.

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