Cosmetic Surgery Houston – Obagi Medical Skin Care
Navigating the world of skin cleansers, toners, moisturizers, creams, serums and exfoliation products is more than a little difficult for most men and women, and choosing the best anti-aging skin care products can be even more challenging because it seems that everyone claims to be the best and most effective.
At Basu Plastic Surgery, we help take the guesswork out of skin care by recommending medical grade products from the Obagi skin care line that have been scientifically tested by physicians and proven effective.
Each Obagi system is its own skin care regimen that combines different products designed to provide holistic skin care and address particular skin problems. Obagi also offers a superior anti-aging skin care products that target flaws unique to mature skin.
Among the most popular Obagi skin care systems are the Obagi Nu Derm, Obagi Clenziderm and Obagi C Rx systems. Each of these systems contains a complete product line that is customized depending on your skin type.
Obagi Nu Derm is ideal for patients who hope to correct and prevent aging skin issues, including sun damage, fine lines and wrinkles, ruddiness and skin laxity. The Obagi C Rx system also corrects many of these same skin issues but is milder and intended for patients who experience less severe aging skin issues.
For acne sufferers, products in the Obagi Clenziderm system contain 5% benzoyl peroxide and 2% salicylic acid, powerful acne-fighting medications that penetrate deep beneath the skin’s surface to get rid of acne and keep pores clear. Patients who use Obagi Clenziderm products typically see noticeably clearer skin in just 2-4 weeks.
Products from the Obagi Professional C Serums product line are also commonly recommended to be used in tandem with Obagi skin care systems, especially in cases where treating sun damage is a major concern. These serums lighten age spots and reduce hyperpigmentation using potent vitamin C.
The Obagi Elastiderm eye treatment can also be added to any Obagi skin care regimen to increase skin elasticity and reduce fine lines around the eyes for patients who need extra care in this area.
Obagi Blue Peel
In addition to Obagi’s extensive product line, Dr. Basu also offers the Obagi Blue Peel. The Obagi Blue Peel is a 20% TCA chemical peel that can dramatically improve skin tone and texture to reveal smoother, firmer skin after just one treatment.
The Obagi Blue Peel is often recommended to further enhance the results of the Obagi skin care systems and also as an alternative to laser skin rejuvenation.
Obagi Skin Care Results
During the first few weeks using the Obagi products Dr. Basu has recommended for you, your skin will go through a period of cleansing and restoration as it adapts to your new regimen. The changes you experience are indicative of the healing process your skin is undergoing, so keep this in mind as you deal with temporary issues like increased redness, bronzing, peeling or sensitivity.
Most patients see dramatic results after following their customized Obagi skin care regimen for 6-8 weeks. Skin is not only healthier, it is smoother, brighter and more even. Skin conditions such as acne, melasma and rosacea typically resolve, and signs of facial aging, such as sun damage, fine lines and wrinkles are drastically improved.
It is important to remember that your skin is a living part of your body and requires nutrition and protection to thrive and stay in its best condition. So, once the full benefits of your Obagi regimen are realized make sure you continue using each skin care product as directed to maintain your results and keep your skin healthy.
Obagi Skin Care in Houston
Because Obagi is a medical grade skin care line, its prescription products are only available in a select few physicians’ offices. Patients in eastern Texas who want to refresh and improve their complexion can get products from Obagi skin care in Houston at the offices of Basu Plastic Surgery. Dr. Basu offers skin evaluations and Obagi product consultations at four convenient locations in Katy, Cypress, the Woodlands and downtown Houston.