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FAQ at Happy Clinic Indy
Indy OBAGI® Medical Products


Obagi Medical Products has been around since 1988 and has been a staple of Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, and Medical Spa offices since then. I have used and recommended Obagi Medical Products now for over 13 years because of the consistent results that it gives to patients with issues of hyperpigmentation and melasma.

How does the Indy Obagi Nu-Derm system work?


"At Happy Clinic I recommend the Obagi Nu-Derm for patients with moderate to severely damaged skin with issues of texture, ruddiness, pigmentation, and melasma. Skin aging is a natural process, but daily sun exposure can contribute to premature aging"


The Nu-Derm System helps transform the skin’s appearance by reducing darks spots, revealing younger, healthier-looking skin. 

Nu-Derm is ideal if you have:

  • Age spots

  • Rough skin

  • Erythema (redness)

  • Sallowness (yellowish complexion)

  • Hyperpigmentation (discoloration)

  • Patients should know that the Obagi Nu-Derm system is aggressive, patients also should understand that when using an aggressive treatment, they are required to avoid sun exposure, daily use and reaplication of a physical sunscreen containing Titanium Dioxide, or Zinc Oxide, SPF50+, is a must, and use a wide brim hat as often as possible to obtain the best results possible.

How does the Indy Obagi C-RX system work?

"I recommend the Obagi C-RX system in conjunction with Triluma as one of the best solutions for melasma and hyperpigmentation!" -Dr. Phil Hong Nguyen, MD."


With Obagi-C Rx, you’re on your way to softer, smoother, radiant, and more even-looking skin. The Obagi-C Rx System offers the benefits of both prescription-strength 4% hydroquinone and Vitamin C to address the visible signs of skin damage and help obtain and maintain younger-looking skin.

Obagi-C Rx System products are ideal if you have:

  • Minimal fine lines and wrinkles

  • Mild to moderate unevenness of skin tone

  • Mild to moderate discoloration and age spots

  • Dry, normal, or oily skin.

Indy Obagi CLENZIderm M.D. Acne System

Complete acne treatment specifically formulated for normal to oily skin to help treat acne where it starts.

The Denver Obagi CLENZIderm M.D. System is an acne skin care system that includes unique formulations, including the active ingredients suluble benzoyl peroxide (BPO) and salicylic acid, that penetrate deep into the skin and target acne where it starts.

The CLENZIderm M.D. System contains micronized Benzoyl Peroxide that will penetrate into the pores to kill bacteria and dry up acne, while causing less irritation thatn regular benzoyl peroxide. Excellent for adult acne issues.

Indy Obagi - Tretionoin Cream

Tretinoin is a topical (applied to the skin) form of vitamin A that helps the skin renew itself.

Tretinoin is used to treat acne. It works partly by keeping skin pores clear.

One of the tretinoin creams is used to treat wrinkles, dark spots, or rough skin on the face caused by damaging rays of the sun.

  • Minimal fine lines and wrinkles

  • Dark spots, rough skin

  • Mild to moderate unevenness of skin tone.

Indy Obagi Professional-C™ Products

Vitamin C Is “The Most Important Skin Antioxidant”

"I recommend to add Obagi's Profecional Vitamin C Serum to any skincare regimen to drastically improve results"

Obagi's line of Vitamin C products is formulated with L-ascorbic acid to help defend against the visible signs of skin aging:

  • Helps minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Calms inflammation2
  • Brightens skin3
  • Retains moisture4
  • Stabilizes Vitamin E5

Indy Obagi Professional-C Serum 10%

Concentrated formula gentle enough for dry, irritated, or sensitive skin.

Indy Obagi Professional-C Serum 15%

High-performance serum for most skin types.

Indy Obagi Professional-C Serum 20%

Highest concentrated serum best suited for normal to oily skin.

Denver Obagi Hydrate
Innovative Hydromanil Technology Delivers Moisture That Lasts

"I love this moisturizer! Excellent for sensitive skin! I recommend Obagi Hydrate Luxe to be used for moisture alone or with any of the Obagi Systems, if the skin becomes too dry from Retin-A or Retinols."

Indy Obagi Hydrate Facial Moisturizer

Provides 8-hour moisture protection with innovative technology and naturally derived ingredients, including shea butter, mango butter, and avocado, to help combat skin dryness.

Indy Obagi Hydrate Luxe

Specifically engineered with key biomimetic peptides, this ultra-rich moisturizer provides overnight, extra-strength moisturization and has a luxurious, balm-like texture and comforting scent.

Indy Obagi ELASTIderm® Eye Products

Firmer more reselient-looking eyes

Refresh your skin's appearance with ELASTIderm Eye Products formulated with clinically proven ingredients.

Indy Obagi ELASTIderm Eye Cream

A rich cream formulated with unique bi-mineral complex and malonic acid for firmer, smoother-looking skin around the eyes.

Indy Obagi ELASTIderm Eye Serum

A targeted serum with bi-mineral complex and malonic acid for firmer, smoother-looking skin around the eyes, plus caffeine to help minimize the appearance of under-eye puffiness.

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