Obagi treatment, Kent
There are very few skincare brands on the market today that promise to effectively treat a variety of skincare concerns from lines, wrinkles, melasma and hyperpigmentation to acne. Obagi is a prescribed, clinical skin care line that was founded in 1988 by renowned dermatologist Dr Zein Obagi. The products are commonly used by dermatologists, cosmetic and plastic surgeons and laser clinics as part of a holistic approach to improving various skin conditions. Originally formulated for physician use only and widely known for it’s powerful Obagi “Blue Peel,” there are now ranges that can be used at home, as part of a prescribed program by your doctor.
Obagi products are designed to help skin look healthy by minimizing the appearance of aging skin, hyperpigmentation, sun damage, acne, dryness and dullness. Condition-specific treatments gently, yet aggressively, treat skin concerns with prescription-strength formulations.
At Illuminate Skin Clinic, based in Kings Hill in Kent, Dr Sophie Shotter offers the full range of Obagi products in order to treat a variety of skincare concerns. Our clinic is located 30 minutes from the picturesque Royal Tunbridge Wells, only 10 minutes from Maidstone and 6 minutes from West Malling, making it a convenient location to receive professional and safe treatments close to home for those that are based in Kent. Rail links are accessible from all over the South East.
There are several Obagi programmes to choose from and these will be explained to you on consultation with Dr Sophie, depending on your concerns, skin condition and lifestyle. There is some down time with some of the products, such as the Nu Derm System, and this means that you will need to be prepared to tolerate some skin peeling and slight discomfort at times. However, you will be regularly monitored during your treatment and management of skin reaction and peeling can be achieved by slightly altering the use of some of the products. Therefore, if you have a special event or holiday you can minimize use of one or more of the products for your skin to calm prior to your event, and return to regular use afterwards. There are also now alternative treatments to minimize downtime as it is recognized that some may prefer not to experience skin peeling and these will be offered to you if appropriate by Dr Sophie upon consultation.
Obagi aims to give you healthy skin from the inside out. Obagi has ranges to target all common skin concerns using a combination of prescription and non-prescription products. Unlike many other ranges Obagi is suitable for use by all Fitzpatrick skin types I – VI.
Disclaimer: Please be aware that results and benefits may vary from patient to patient taking into consideration factors such as age, lifestyle and medical history.