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What are stretch marks?

Stretch marks are a common problem, especially among pregnant women and patients who are obese. While stretch marks do not present a medical concern, their appearance on the body can make one feel self-conscious and embarrassed. Stretch marks are caused by damage to the dermis of the skin and may appear near the armpits, on the thighs, abdomen, groin and chest.

How does stretch mark removal work?

Laser treatments have been proven effective for reducing stretch marks. The technology works by stimulating the pigment-producing melanin of your skin, which darkens the stretch marks, making them less visible against the surrounding skin.

During stretch mark removal in NYC, a topical anesthesia may be used for your comfort. Stretch mark removal is performed by applying laser energy to the treatment area with a special device. Our board-certified dermatologists will determine which type of laser is best suited for your particular skin type.

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Is stretch mark removal painful?

Our NYC stretch mark removal treatment produces little to no discomfort for most patients. You may feel a slight warming sensation during the procedure. Your skin may appear slightly pink for a few days after the procedure.

Can stretch mark removal be combined with other treatments?

Absolutely! Our patients commonly combine their NJ stretch mark removal with any number of rejuvenating treatment such as laser skin resurfacing, injectables, or non-surgical body contouring. When you come to Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists for your consultation, be sure to discuss any cosmetic concerns. We will be sure to guide you in finding a proper treatment program.

What is the cost of stretch mark removal laser treatment in our New York and New Jersey offices?

The price of stretch mark removal laser treatment varies for each person depending on the extent of treatment necessary. Our office accepts CareCredit® and Alphaeon™ Credit, two premier financing options to help you get the treatment you deserve. Please speak to our concierge team for more information.

Why choose Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists?

Helmed by world-renowned dermatologist Dr. David Goldberg, our practice brings a boutique, personalized experience to every patient in our NJ and NYC offices. While we do offer the full array of medical dermatological procedures, we are also known for our artistry in cosmetic dermatology, with a host of rejuvenating options including lasers, injectables, and non-surgical body contouring. When you come to Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists, you will find our concierge team dedicated to make your treatment as enjoyable as possible—not just your results, but also in every aspect of your experience.

How do I get started?

To learn more about stretch mark removal in our NJ or NYC offices, please call to schedule a consultation. During your appointment, your board-certified dermatologist will perform a thorough examination, listen to your cosmetic goals, and construct a treatment program.

We are dedicated to ensuring a smooth, comfortable journey for you.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

If your concern is a true medical emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room

A message from Dr. David Goldberg and the team at Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of NY & NJ:

Dear Patients,

Our providers and staff recognize that we are all faced with difficult times as this pandemic continues to unfold throughout our area. However, the continuation of your care remains our top priority!

At this time, our New York City office is temporarily closed.

In our effort to provide you with the highest level of service, the Hackensack and Hillsborough NJ offices will remain open until further notice with limited hours of availability. We ask for your understanding with our protocols on hand washing and social distancing when you arrive for your appointment. Please do not come to the office if you are experiencing a cough, fever, shortness of breath, or other symptoms associated with COVID-19.

Should you prefer not to visit the office in person, our providers are now offering virtual office visits. This is commonly known as telemedicine, or in this case, teledermatology. Our dedicated concierge team will assist you in scheduling a virtual appointment with your provider, including those in the New York City office.

Currently, the government mandates that the only way to have these virtual visits is to communicate via FaceTime, Skype, Zoom, or WhatsApp video. This is because your medical providers needs to see you, and you can show the provider the problem area of your body that you are concerned about. You will also be able to discuss any other issues regarding your ongoing care or for any new skin concerns you may have. Your provider may tell you that an in-person visit may be required for testing or more in-depth examination. In that case, a concierge team member will reach out to schedule an in-office visit.

To schedule your in-person or virtual appointment, please call our office at 908-359-8980 or email [email protected] Our concierge team members will schedule a time for your medical provider to call you back. We have set aside times for all of our medical providers to call you for your virtual appointment.

Please be aware that virtual visits must be billed to your medical health insurance just as they would for an in-person office visit. If your insurance has recently changed, please have that information ready to provide to our team members. Depending on your insurance plan, you may have financial obligations such as co-pays, deductibles, and co-insurance just as you would for an in-office visit (at the present time, the government has only waived co-pays related to COVID-19 testing).

We understand that this is a stressful time, but we are here for you!

Stay safe and healthy,

Dr. David Goldberg and the team at Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of NY & NJ

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