Stretch mark patients will start their body perfecting journey with a complete consultation which will explain stretch marks, what they are and how to treat them. Stretch marks are characterized by stiae, which initially appear red but gradually may fade to a silvery white color. Commonly found in the breasts, hips, thighs, arms, abdomen buttocks and back, these stretch marks can be difficult to conceal. Stretch marks occur when the body’s elastic fibers become damaged and “tear”. Stretch marks are not only due to the skin stretching, it can arise from hormonal changes such as pregnancy and puberty. Other causes can be rapid weight gain and muscle building. Neaman Plastic Surgery has several options to treat and reduce the visibility of your stretch marks including with the Infini Laser with results seen in this before and after image.