Obagi FAQs

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What is Obagi?

Over the years, Obagi Medical Products, Inc., has developed clinically proven skin health products and systems primarily for the dermatology, plastic surgery, and related aesthetic markets. Using its Penetrating Therapeutics™ technology, Obagi products are designed to improve penetration of prescription and cosmetic agents across the skin barrier to minimize premature aging, skin damage, hyperpigmentation, acne, sun damage, and the signs and symptoms of rosacea.

Because Obagi systems and products contain prescription-strength formulations, the systems are available only through cosmetic doctors, plastic surgeons and dermatologists.

What does the Obagi Nu-Derm program cost?

Depending on the degree of skin damage and product usage, the yearly cost is very competitive and usually less than prestigious department store brands.

What skin conditions does the Obagi Nu-Derm System improve?

The Obagi Nu-Derm System of correction and stimulation will:

  • Diminish the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles
  • Increase smoothness
  • Reduce pore size and Improve elasticity
  • Generate a balanced, even skin tone
  • Normalize oil production
  • Reduce age spots and/or hyperpigmentation
  • Increase the skin’s own ability to hold moisture
  • Increase skin tolerance to external factors

Can I use my regular moisturizer with Obagi Nu-Derm system?

The Obagi Nu-Derm system uses medically prescribed products in conjunction with tretinoin therapy to restore the natural glow and elasticity of healthy skin. Importantly, it stimulates at the cellular level to increase collagen and elastin and to renew the flow of natural moisture to the surface. The Obagi Nu-Derm products are designed to work synergistically with each other and should not be mixed with other products.

I have sensitive skin, can I use the Obagi Nu-Derm system?

Yes, Dr Comins will design a specific program for your skin type and colour, and will determine the proper course of action that is right for you and your lifestyle.

After I finish my Obagi Nu-Derm teatment program should I go back to my regular skin care products?

After the treatment it is easy to maintain your new, healthy, younger-looking skin for a lifetime with the Nu-Derm System. With your doctor’s advice, it will be simple to develop a maintenance regimen that fits your skin type and the nature of your skin problems.

Can I use Obagi in conjunction with other treatments?

As a skincare regime no other product brands should be used in conjunction with Obagi as these can compromise the treatment. Obagi can be used in conjunction with the skin rejuvenation treatments provided by Dr Comins here at Hans Place Practice. These include:

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