Cosmeceuticals is a spectrum suggesting a topical skin care product contains biologically active compound thought to have pharmaceutical effects on the skin. Skin care products range from prescription to over the counter (OTC) drugs. Cosmeceuticals are not recognized as a product category by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) therefore not routinely evaluated for safety or efficacy. Cosmeceuticals are growing areas of aesthetic medicine and client often wonder how to differentiate options from major beauty brands to physician grade products.
Topical skin care products are used for healthy skin routine, treat photoaged skin and other dermatologic conditions such as facial erythema, acne, and hyperpigmentation. The goal of facial cosmeceutical is to cleanse, treat and protect. During your consultation visit, our physician will formulate a skin care regimen suitable for you.