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Skin Care

What is Medical Grade Skin Care?

The world of skin care can be confusing and misleading. Blinded by fancy packaging and incredulous claims, many of us spend hundreds of dollars on lotions and potions that seem to smell better than they work.

The maintenance of optimal skin health starts with a skin care routine comprised of products containing beneficial ingredients that work to maintain your fresh, firm, and radiant complexion. Medical grade skin care is unique and effective for several reasons. Products tend to contain active ingredients such as Vitamin A (Retinol), Alpha Hydroxy Acids, and Vitamin C in higher percentages and are sold exclusively through physicians’ offices.

Medical grade skin care is known for containing high concentrations of active ingredients that are only carried in dermatology offices and clinics. At McLean Clinic, we start by determining which products will be right for you with a consultation with one of our Skin Care Specialists. Afterwards, recommendations will be made and you will be able to experience and purchase these concentrated products that have the power to provide truly transformative effects for your skin. These products are scientifically proven to work through years of clinical trials and research, and these high quality ingredients at high concentrations are why they are typically priced higher than your average over the counter skin care product. Formulated to penetrate to the deepest layers of your skin to promote healthy cell turnover and stimulate the production of collagen and elastin, you will see a difference in the depth of fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring and hyperpigmentation, and age spots.

At McLean Clinic, we offer some of the most trusted prescription skin care lines such as the Obagi Nu-Derm System and Zo Skin Health by Dr. Zein Obagi, MD. Medical grade skin care lines such as ZO Skin Health by Zein Obagi, MD are also backed by scientific studies that prove their philosophies and effectiveness. These world class skin care lines have a wide range of product options to fit your particular skin care needs and concerns. They will work effectively to strengthen your skin, as well as increase its resilience to ensure your skin is protected and taken care of.

By following a daily routine that prevents, protects, and corrects, you will help your skin recover from damage in the past and slow down the process of aging moving forward. The medical grade skin care products that we offer are the perfect way to supplement any of our cosmetic procedures completed in-office, encouraging cellular turnover while also stimulating the production of collagen.

Who Can Benefit from Medical Grade Skin Care?

Whether you are in your 20s or your 60s, everyone can benefit from medical grade skin care. While cosmetic procedures can greatly reduce the visible signs of aging, proper skin care at home is essential for maintaining your new and improved appearance. Skin care lines available at McLean Clinic such as Obagi Medical and ZO Health are helpful in treating a variety of skin care conditions and concerns.

  • Improves acne and rosacea
  • Reduces hyperpigmentation
  • Plumps and nourishes skin’s appearance
  • Minimizes fine lines and wrinkles
  • Promotes collagen production
  • Improves skin tone and texture

By following a skin care program of prevention, protection and correction you will repair the damage from the past and slow down the aging process going forward.

Obagi Nu-Derm System

The Obagi Nu-Derm System is the #1 physician-dispensed skin care system to help correct visible signs of skin aging. The system comes catered to your skin type: normal to dry skin or normal to oily skin.

The Nu-Derm System Kit comes with the following products:
Gentle Cleanser – Removes makeup and day to day impurities for a fresh complexion that feels clean and hydrating.
Toner – This alcohol-free toner is used to adjust the pH levels of your skin after the cleansing step.
Clear – Containing 4% hydroquinone, this step will help correct hyperpigmentation such as dark spots, sun spots, age spots, melasma, and other types of discoloration for a healthier-looking, more even skin tone.
Exfoderm® – This lightweight lotion helps exfoliate the outermost layer of the skin, removing dull, old skin cells, while revealing new skin cells for a brighter complexion.
Blender® – Using 4% hydroquinone, hyperpigmentation such as dark spots, sun spots, age spots, melasma, and other types of discoloration will be lightened gradually.
Obagi Hydrate® – This moisturizer is used as needed to soothe dry, flaky areas of the skin.
Sun Shield Matte Broad Spectrum – A sunscreen that combines UVA and UVB protection in an elegant matte finish that will not clog your pores.

Zo Skin Health
Founded by Dr. Obagi in 2007, ZO Skin Health was created to provide clients and dermatologists with some of the most effective and revolutionary skin care solutions. The result is products with advanced, cutting-edge ingredients that truly work to give you results with high-quality, effective formulations.

ZO Skin Health products can be categorized into: Zo Skin Health and ZO Medical. If you are looking to maintain the results of cosmetic treatments and procedures, ZO Skin Health products are the best way to go as they provide users with effective skincare for daily use. ZO Medical products are specially formulated to treat a large range of skin conditions and disorders and due to their strength and potency, cannot be used on a daily basis the same way that ZO Skin Health products can be.

What Does Medical Grade Skin Care Cost?

Improving your skin’s health can involve a variety of approaches. During your complimentary consultation, our Skin Care Specialist will design an individual skin rejuvenating program tailored to meet your specific needs and budget. To learn more about medical grade skin care call us at 866-731-0431 or request an appointment to book your free consultation.

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