Stretch marks, or “striae”, are scars on the skin, formed when there is rapid expansion, causing tear in the dermis. As a result, linear scars which are often a reddish hue will slowly turn into white colour.
Pregnancy is a very stressful time for the body. Tummy expands rapidly over a short period of nine months and then quickly deflates. This rapid change in size can lead to loose skin when your body is unable to contract back to its original state.
Pigmentation, sagging and wrinkles are some of the problems affecting the décolletage (upper chest) area. The culprit – excessive sun exposure, which accelerates the breakdown of collagen and the deposition of pigmentation in the skin.
With age, lumps and bumps start to develop on our face, neck and body. While most of them are harmless, they can look unsightly. These small lumps and bumps can be safely and precisely removed with lasers.
Acne can affect other parts of our bodies besides the face – the most common being the trunk (chest and back). It is a very common problem, affecting not only teenagers, but many adults as well.
Keloids are raised nodules (lumps) which form at the site of an injury. Some people are more prone to the condition. In susceptible people, even very mild skin injuries such as a mosquito bite can result in a keloid.