Do IPL treatments help remove/reduce stretch marks?

I was told online that intense pulsed light (IPL) treatments are good for reducing/removing stretch marks from the back of the legs and lower back. Is this true?

Answers from doctors (4)


Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Published on Feb 19, 2013

I personally like using the L Lite ( also known as the RegenLite) pulsed dye laser to treat stretch marks. This is a painless non-invasive laser that can be used to very effectively get rid of stretch marks. We do two to four treatments one month apart, and it works well. There is no downtime.

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Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

I personally like using the L Lite ( also known as the RegenLite) pulsed dye laser to treat stretch marks. This is a painless non-invasive laser that can be used to very effectively get rid of stretch marks. We do two to four treatments one month apart, and it works well. There is no downtime.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


St. Louis Laser Liposuction Center

Published on Feb 19, 2013

Not in my experience

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Answered by St. Louis Laser Liposuction Center

Not in my experience

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Cosmetic Vein Center of Texas, P.A.

Published on Feb 19, 2013

I doubt intense pulsed light (IPL) treatments will remove or reduce stretch marks.

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Answered by Cosmetic Vein Center of Texas, P.A.

I doubt intense pulsed light (IPL) treatments will remove or reduce stretch marks.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Published on Feb 19, 2013

IPL tends to have limited benefits when it comes to removing or reducing stretch marks. Ask for a trial treatment in a small area and see if you get results before paying for the full treatment.

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Answered by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

IPL tends to have limited benefits when it comes to removing or reducing stretch marks. Ask for a trial treatment in a small area and see if you get results before paying for the full treatment.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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