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About Stretch Marks

The appearance of stretch marks can cause significant emotional distress. The indented streaks on your skin may lead to self-consciousness and anxiety, making you want to hide your skin. Stretch marks usually occur when your skin stretches or shrinks rapidly because of sudden weight changes. When your skin stretches or shrinks suddenly, the collagen and elastin fibers that support your skin texture get damaged, leading to indented stretch marks. Our highly skilled cosmetic providers carefully examine your skin and provide the ideal treatments to restore collagen levels and reduce your stretch marks.

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Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are unique skincare formulations made of specialized chemicals, such as salicylic acid and glycolic acid. When applied to the skin, the chemicals exfoliate the uppermost layers of the damaged skin, revealing smoother, softer, and more youthful skin underneath. Since stretch marks appear because of damaged collagen fibers, we personalize your chemical peels to facilitate natural collagen regeneration. We apply chemical peels with special ingredients that encourage your body to produce new collagen fibers, which can smoothen your skin texture and reduce the prominence of stretch marks. The results appear gradually over several weeks.


Microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is one of the most effective treatments for stretch marks. During microneedling, the cosmetic provider uses a specialized device to make thousands of micro-punctures on the skin’s surface, which triggers your body’s innate collagen production capabilities. In response to the micro-injuries, your body activates the innate healing processes, leading to increased skin cell turnover and collagen production. The damaged skin cells are gradually replaced by new skin cells. And as your body produces new collagen fibers, your skin tissues look firm, tight, and more youthful, leading to the gradual recession of your stretch marks.

woman after treatment for stretch marks austin
woman after treatment for stretch marks austin

Microneedling with PRF

Microneedling is an incredibly powerful skin rejuvenation technique because it relies on your body’s innate collagen production capabilities. But microneedling is a slow process — the results appear gradually over several months, and you may need multiple sessions. You can catalyze the results of microneedling with PRF treatment, which involves harvesting components derived from your blood to stimulate collagen production. Platelet-rich fibrin is a component of your blood with a high concentration of growth factors that stimulate skin cell turnover and collagen production. We can combine microneedling with PRF to boost the results, making your skin look smoother and more youthful faster.

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Schedule an Appointment

MAEVA Aesthetics is a boutique medical practice specializing in personalized cosmetic treatments that address the root cause of your skin concerns. Our medical providers carefully examine your skin, discuss your goals, review your medical history, and curate personalized treatment plans to smoothen your skin’s surface. Instead of simply masking your symptoms, we provide treatments that facilitate natural regeneration, making your skin heal. If you’re dissatisfied with the appearance of stretch marks on your skin, please schedule an appointment with our cosmetic providers to explore your treatment options for stretch marks.