Medical Grade Skincare Miami

Medical-grade skincare products work in conjunction with other cosmetic treatments to enhance your results, as well as to contribute to the comprehensive aesthetic package. These topical skincare products will properly prepare the skin for laser or resurfacing procedures, and will greatly enhance, maintain, and prolong the results from any treatment. Based on your specific cosmetic needs and desires, Dr. Lewen will work with you individually to build a skincare regimen with appropriate topical products that will leave your skin looking and feeling its very best.

At Lewen Cosmetic Center, the skincare product lines we feature include:

Obagi

The Obagi® Nu-Derm® System consists of topical products, which when used as part of a system, result in substantial improvement to many age-related skin conditions. These products are specially formulated to prevent and reverse many of the signs of aging at the cellular level to reveal flawless, healthy skin. The company continues to maintain its position as a leader in medical skin care by having launched several successful new systems of products. These include:

  • Condition & Enhance™ System, developed to enhance the results of physician-delivered surgical and non-surgical procedures
  • ELASTIderm® family of products, a one-of-a-kind treatment developed to restore skin elasticity, promote collagen production, and reduce fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes and/or Décolletage (upper chest area)
  • CLENZIderm M.D.™ Acne Therapeutic Systems, which treat and prevent acne at the root cause
  • Rosaclear™ System, developed specifically for the treatment and prevention of the signs and symptoms of Rosacea

Retin-A (aka Tretinoin) anti-aging benefits:

  • Speeds up the cell cycle to turn over the outer layer of skin cells faster
  • Helps to “prime” the skin for cosmetic procedures
  • Improves skin texture
  • Improves skin tone
  • Decreases pore size
  • Decreases oil production and the formation of acne
  • Helps to build collagen

NOTE: Retin-A usage sensitizes the skin and makes you more susceptible to sunburns.

You MUST use sunblock when usingRetin-A!!

Chemical Peels

Chemical peeling involves using a chemical solution to improve and smooth the texture and tone of the facial skin by removing damaged outer layers of skin. It is helpful for those individuals with facial blemishes, acne, wrinkles, acne scarring, and uneven skin pigmentation. There are many different forms of chemical peels, and many solutions contain multiple ingredients. Dr. Lewen will speak to you during your consultation to determine which chemical peel is best for you individually.

At times, chemical peels may be safely performed in conjunction with surgery or other non-surgical treatments.

The effects of a chemical peel will be more pronounced and last longer if you utilize a good skin care regimen in conjunction with your peel. Dr. Lewen will work with you at the time of consultation to build a regimen that best suits your needs and cosmetic goals.

Chemical peels can also be used to remove pre-cancerous skin growths, soften acne facial scars, and can even help control acne.

  • Chemical peels can be superficial, medium, or deep. When deeper skin layers are involved, healing time is longer and redness afterwards will be greater. Deeper peels get more substantial results.
  • A series of multiple peels may be needed to get the desired results. This depends on the individual patient.
  • Everybody who gets a chemical peel MUST use sunblock!!!

Types of Peels offered by Dr. Lewen:

  • SkinMedica Vitalize (2nd level superficial peel)
  • SkinMedica Rejuvenize (3rd level superficial peel)
  • Obagi Blue Peel (TCA peel, strength of TCA can be adjusted accordingly and determines the depth of peel)

NOTE: Retin-A usage sensitizes the skin and makes you more susceptible to sunburns.

You MUST use sunblock when usingRetin-A!!

SkinMedica

SkinMedica® is the company that patented the popular TNS product line. TNS products provide some of the highest concentrations of peptides and growth factors to the skin in order to stimulate collagen production and rejuvenation. SkinMedica® offers a complete line of extremely high quality, medical-grade skincare products that utilize proven skin rejuvenators such as vitamins C and E, retinol, tea tree oil, and salicylic acid. Achieve healthier, more youthful skin with the help of SkinMedica®‘s superior formulations.

  • Helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Helps to improve the appearance of age spots and uneven pigmentation
  • Reduces roughness and firms skin texture
  • Improves skin resilience and elasticity
  • Improves skin tone and replenishes a youthful glow
  • Helps to improve photo damage from exposure to UV rays from the sun

Clarisonic

Clarisonic® utilizes sonic technology which is proven to gently, yet effectively loosen dirt and oil to clear your pores. The Clarisonic® Skin Cleansing Brush uses a patented sonic frequency of more than 300 movements per second to clean, soften, and smooth your skin. In just 60 seconds a day, the Clarisonic® micro-massage action cleans more than twice as effectively as manual cleansing.

In addition to cleaner skin with the Clarisonic®, you’ll notice a reduction in the appearance of pores, improved skin tone and texture, a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and improved absorption of serums and moisturizers.

Clarisonic® offers a safe, gentle, and natural way to cleanse your skin without any harsh abrasives or chemicals. The sonic technology is so gentle and effective that it is used and recommended by luxury spas and leading skin care physicians across the United States.

Clarisonic® is leading the sonic revolution to deliver clear, soft, smooth and younger-looking skin. The way you cleanse and care for your skin will never be the same.

Clarisonic® Cleansing Benefits

  • 6X more makeup removal
  • Skin is left softer and smoother
  • Cleanses so well that products absorb better
  • Gentle for use twice daily
  • Reduces oily areas, dry skin patches, and blemishes
  • Reduces the appearance of visible pores
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles

Elta MD

The EltaMD™ skin care line features a complete spectrum of sunscreens and skin care products, one for every individual skin type and unique need. EltaMD™ sunscreens focus on providing gentle, yet effective sun protection. Some products also provide effective moisturizing for even the most sensitive skin.

Skinceuticals

SkinCeuticals is a line of products best known for their topical antioxidant/Vitamin-C serum products. When applied as directed, they will start to be absorbed by the skin almost immediately. After these serums are absorbed, they cannot be washed off. These protein antioxidant products were developed as a preventative treatment with the goal of protecting the skin from further environmental damage, and to help prevent environmental free radicals from damaging your collagen and DNA molecules. This helps to prevent the formation of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as preventing the development of skin cancers and pre-cancerous lesions by providing up to 8 times the protection of using sunscreen alone!

Vitamin-C is necessary for the production of collagen; the major structural protein of the skin, and you may notice a visible difference in skin texture, color and tone with regular usage. The appearance of fine lines and wrinkles should become less noticeable within a short term as well. Individual results may vary, depending upon the condition of the skin at the time of initial use. The most important benefit of Vitamin C/antioxidant serums is preventative, which is why it is typically applied in the morning immediately after cleansing and toning the skin. SkinCeuticals also produces a wide variety of cleansers, moisturizer enhancers, eye creams, sunscreens, and other skin care products that are appropriate for specific skin types.