Prescription-Strength Skin Care Products vs Over-the-Counter Products


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One of the biggest challenges of picking the right skincare line for your face is choosing from amongst all the products available.  It seems as though everywhere you turn, there’s a new skincare line that promises to heal all of your biggest complexion woes.  From hyperpigmentation and acne to dry skin and fine lines, walking into popular skincare destinations like Sephora or Nordstrom can be an overwhelming experience.  How can you pick the right product for your needs?  How can you be sure that they’ll even work?

At Song Plastic Surgery in Irvine, California – also serving the greater Orange County area – Kyle R Song, MD, is pleased to provide clients with the guidance and recommendations they need to select the right skincare line that will tackle their toughest skin complaints.  Here are Dr. Song’s recommendations regarding prescription skincare vs. non-prescription skincare products:

  • There are plenty of effective skincare products that are available for clients at a variety of high-end stores; however, one of the dangers of using non-prescription skincare is that you’re the one doing the selecting.  You might not have the information you need to make the best purchasing decision, which means you might be suffering from your skin woes as well as an empty wallet.
  • Using a skincare line that’s provided by a physician is far more likely to be highly targeted and effective, as a physician can provide you with the exact information you need to make the best product choice.  This means that it’s less likely you’ll spend hundreds – even thousands – of dollars before finding the right skincare product for your needs.
  • Physician-dispensed skincare products are often much more powerful than those available over-the-counter.  Skincare products that are available over-the-counter are often ideal for people who aren’t suffering from major skin problems like acne, hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, and more.  If you have a more serious skin complaint, it’s best to get the advice of a dermatologist or physician who can help you identify the right skincare line you need.
  •  Physicians will often be able to provide you with more accurate advice than an associate at a beauty department, who often make commissions based on their sales.

At Song Plastic Surgery in Irvine, California, Dr. Song is proud to offer the Obagi Skincare line, the ultimate answer to your biggest skin woes.  Call us to schedule a consultation with Dr. Song to learn more about which Obagi products will help treat your skin issues (949)701-4454.

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