Skin Care Products Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are pharmaceutical grade skincare products?
Q: Why should I use pharmaceutical grade skin care products?
Q: Can I still use pharmaceutical grade skin care products if I have a special skin concern such as acne, dry skin, and sensitive skin?
Q: Can I buy these pharmaceutical grade skin care products in the store?

Q: What are pharmaceutical grade skincare products?

A: Pharmaceutical grade skin care products are FDA regulated. The FDA requires that pharmaceutical grade products be 99.9% pure ingredients. Products must contain 0.1%, or less, of bacteria. Only 5% of the skin care industry is under the regulation established by the FDA and considered pharmaceutical grade. Cosmetic grade products are what department, drug and grocery stores sell. These include the big and expensive brands and the cheaper ones. Plus, pharmaceutical grade products are specially formulated not to dry out your skin like some over the counter products.

Q: Why should I use pharmaceutical grade skin care products?

A: Consistent use of recommended pharmaceutical grade skin care products is strongly recommended to achieve and maintain your desired results after any aesthetic procedure.

Q: Can I still use pharmaceutical grade skin care products if I have a special skin concern such as acne, dry skin, and sensitive skin?

A: Whatever your unique skin care concerns or problems, we can create a skin care regimen to address those areas. We offer a complete line of skin care products from SkinMedica. Products are available for any skin type even oily skin, dry skin, and acne.

Q: Can I buy these pharmaceutical grade skin care products in the store?

A: No. Pharmaceutical grade products are available only through physician’s offices. We would be happy to help you select the right skin care regimen for you. Our skin analysis and consultation is free and there’s no obligation.