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  • Obagi Nu-Derm System accelerates cellular turnover for skin with moderate to severe sun damage.
  • Obagi-C Rx System is for brighter, Photolumines skin with mild to moderate sun damage.
  • Professional-C Serums are potent vitamin C serums for maximum daily antioxidant protection.
  • Obagi CLENZIderm M.D. is a three-step acne therapeutic system including a liquefied form of benzol peroxide that is clinically proven to penetrate deeply and clear acne fast.
  • Obagi ELASTIderm Eye Treatment works to reduce visible fine lines and wrinkles and bring back the SNAP.
  • Obagi ELASTIderm Decolletage one of a kind therapy that really works to restore healthy, young-looking skin on your delicate chest and neck.
 
Obagi Medical Products, Inc. was founded by Zein Obagi, MD, a dermatologist in the early 1990's. Few personalities in modern dermatology have been as interesting and high profile as Dr. Obagi. During the early 90's, his revolutionary and controversial approach to cosmetic dermatology was rocked by brisk critical peer review and cynicism but is now accepted as safe and effective.
 
Obagi has contributed to the science of cosmetic dermatology via development of skin care regimens for the treatment of uneven skin color (hyperpigmentation and dyspigmentation) and photodamage as well as in refinement of mid level chemical peel techniques (the blue peel).
 
Obagi's approach to optimized therapeutic skin care entails a multi-step system that allows for selection of therapeutic intensity to suit each particular patient and skin condition. Obagi's regimen also allows for adjustment of treatment intensity as the patients treatment response and tolerance indicate.
 
Obagi's Nu-Derm products are packaged in six numbered solid-container tubes and are applied in conjunction with a topical retinoid (vitamin A derivative/analog.) This overall skin care regimen promotes the optimized treatment of uneven skin coloration and photodamage.
Topical retinoids are vitamin A derivatives or analogs and include Retin A, Tazorac and Differin. The Obagi regimen elements are numbered in order of recommended use and are also labeled to indicate whether they are to be used AM, PM or both. Although this multitude of products can be initially confusing, each product does serve a purpose and the regimen is, in the end, logical. Prominent placement of product numbers and AM/PM indicators on the packaging reinforce the programs product routine.
 
This helps makes the regimen simple in spite of its many components. Obagi's regimen has enjoyed great success because it combines the most potent ingredients available to treat uneven pigmentation and photodamage into an easy to follow daily plan. The Nu-Derm regimen includes all the essential ingredients for photorejuvenation: hydroquinone, tretinoin (a topical retinoid,) high SPF sunscreen, glycolic acid, vitamin C, and moisturizers. These potent agents work in harmony to create a 'therapeutic cascade' that results in younger looking and acting skin. The perception of many Obagi patients is that the product line lives up to its promise and can produce exceptional results. Our clinical practice experience confirms the value of Obagi's Nu-Derm System.
 
The Obagi C-Rx System is marketed as preventative therapy aimed at maintaining and enhancing skin appearance without the potential for irritation inherent in the more aggressive Nu-Derm System.
 
The C Rx System consists of 5 essential parts - C-Cleansing Gel, C-Clarifying Serum, C-Exfoliating Day Lotion, C-SunGuard SPF 30, and C-Therapy Night Cream. The Obagi C-Rx System for Photolumines skin is available to patients who exhibit early signs of photodamage or dull lackluster skin. Other patients that fit the profile for the Obagi-C Rx System include retinoid intolerant patients, and patients currently using AHAs, moisturizers, and vitamin C cosmeceutical products. In my clinical experience, both the C Rx and Nu-Derm Systems are balanced and well designed regimens that really do offer the potential for dramatic results.
 
Obagi Medical Products was founded by a dermatologist in the early 1990's by the name of Zein Obagi.
Obagi has contributed to the development of skin care products for the treatment of uneven skin color, photodamage, as well as in refinement of mid-level chemical peel techniques such as the obagi blue peel. Obagi's approach to therapeutic skin care involves a multi-step system that allows for a selection of therapeutic intensities to suit each particular patient and skin condition(s). Obagi's medical products also allow for adjustment of treatment intensity in response to the patients treatment and that of indicated tolerance. Obagi offers two systems of therapeutic obagi skin care.
 
The Obagi skin care is a corrective skin care product that contains seven key components designed to "transform skin". The Obagi skin care product transforms moderate to severe photodamage at the cellular level. The Obagi skin care product is a preventative obagi skin care product that contains five key components designed to create a healthy shine. Both of these obagi skin care products contain both non-prescription and perscription components. Obagi's skin care products are packaged in six numbered solid-container tubes and are applied in partnership with a topical retinoid, a vitamin A derivative. This overall obagi skin care product promotes the optimized treatment of photodamage and uneven skin coloration. The Obagi skin care product elements are numbered in order of recommended use and are also labeled to indicate whether they are to be used in the morning (AM), at night (PM), or both. Although this multitude of the obagi skin care products can be initially confusing, each obagi skin care product does serve a logical purpose.
 
Obagi's skin care products have enjoyed great success because there is an easy daily plan to follow which includes the most potent ingredients available to treat uneven pigmentation and photodamage. The Obagi Nu-Derm skin care product includes all the essential ingredients for photorejuvenation: moisturizers, vitamin C, glycolic acid, high SPF sunscreen, hydroquinone, and tretinoin, a topical retinoid. The perception of many Obagi skin care product patients is that the skin care product line can produce exceptional results and lives up to its promise!! Spa City Spa confirms the value of Obagi's skin care products.