The article presents literature data on the methods of correction of linear atrophy of the skin (striae). This pathology is widespread in both sexes. The decline in the quality of life in this disease occurs largely due to the presence of a cosmetic defect. To date, there is no universal therapeutic approach for the correction of stretch marks. In this article available literature data on the problem of linear atrophy of the skin has been summarized. © Group of authors, 2018.