Continue Caring for Your Skin at Home
The Austin Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery team encourages patients to think beyond their office visit by planning an at-home regimen based on physician-approved skincare products. Austin-area men and women who want a healthy, youthful look can choose from a range of brands, including:
Recommended by The Skin Cancer Foundation as an effective broad-spectrum sunscreen. All products are fragrance-free, oil-free, paraben-free, sensitivity-free and noncomedogenic.
UV Daily Broad-spectrum SPF 40
EltaMD® UV Daily offers serious UV protection and superior hydration in a sheer facial sunscreen while helping to even the skin tone. Hyaluronic acid boosts moisture retention and helps diminish fine lines. This lightweight moisturizer can be worn alone or under makeup. Perfect for daily use.
UVDaily Tinted Broad-spectrum SPF 40
The tinted version of EltaMD® UV Daily offers serious UV protection and superior hydration in a sheer facial sunscreen. Hyaluronic acid boosts moisture retention and helps diminish fine lines. This lightweight moisturizer can be worn alone or under makeup. Perfect for daily use.
UV Clear Broad-spectrum SPF 46
Oil-free EltaMD® UV Clear helps calm and protect sensitive skin types prone to breakouts, rosacea, and discoloration. It contains niacinamide (vitamin B3), hyaluronic acid, and lactic acid, ingredients that promote the appearance of healthy-looking skin. Very lightweight and silky, it may be worn with makeup or alone. Perfect for daily use.
UV Clear Tinted Broad-spectrum SPF 46
The tinted version of EltaMD® UV Clear helps calm and protect sensitive skin types prone to breakouts, rosacea, and discoloration while helping to even the skin tone. It contains niacinamide (vitamin B3), hyaluronic acid, and lactic acid, ingredients that promote the appearance of healthy-looking skin. Very lightweight and silky, it may be worn with makeup or alone. Perfect for daily use.
UV Elements Broad-spectrum SPF 44
EltaMD® UV Elements is a 100% physical sunscreen in a tinted, moisturizing base. It is gentle for even the most sensitive skin types, including post-procedure skin. Its chemical-free actives, zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, provide safe but sure sun protection. These mineral-based UV filters work with ultra-hydrating hyaluronic acid to protect and hydrate the skin. UV Elements has a universal tint that beautifully enhances most skin tones.
UVLotion Broad-spectrum SPF 30+
Develop a daily sun protection habit by keeping this moisturizing sunscreen handy for the entire family. Use EltaMD® UV Lotion from head to toe to hydrate the skin and protect against sun damage. Fragrance-free, paraben-free, sensitivity-free and noncomedogenic with 7% transparent zinc oxide for serious UV protection. Perfect for daily use.
UV Aero Broad-spectrum SPF 45
EltaMD® UV Aero provides sheer but sure sun protection. This continuous spray sunscreen makes it easy to protect hard-to-reach places. EltaMD® UV Aero sprays on white so you can see coverage, then dries clear when rubbed in. It is water-resistant for up to 80 minutes.
UV Sport Broad-spectrum SPF 50
Have your fun in the sun—but play it safe. This sunscreen is great for swimmers, skiers, runners, golfers, and other athletes, or for those who just love to be outdoors. UV Sport is water-resistant for up to 80 minutes so it won't rinse off in water or drip into your eyes and sting when you sweat.
UV Lip Balm Broad-spectrum SPF 31
This creamy, long-lasting lip balm soothes and protects dry, chapped and sun-exposed lips with 5% Hydromanil™ for immediate and long-term moisturization and 5.0% transparent zinc oxide for protection against the sun. Powerful UV protection and a super hydrating power make EltaMD® UV Lip Balm the ideal protector for all skin types and lifestyles.
Austin Cosmetic Medspa by Christine Fisher MD
The Art and Science of Advanced Skincare™
- Known for advanced aesthetic medicine and skincare treatments that scientifically and safely create a natural-looking result.
- Providers have a combined 35+ years of experience in cosmetic dermatology and medical aesthetics.
- Treatments administered by Sandy Lanier, PA-C | Katie Bertling, RN, LE | Lara Montfort, BSN, RN | Jeremy Porche, CRNA | Rachael Davis, LE | Marta Zinyuk, BSN, RN | Kristen Woodard, FNP-C, AGACNP-BC
- Offers full range of medical-grade skincare products to improve skin quality and treat aging skin.
- 4.9-star average rating over hundreds of online reviews for non-surgical laser and injectable treatments.
Alto Defense Serum
SkinBetter Science® Alto Defense Serum creates an antioxidant shield against atmospheric oxidative stress to improve uneven skin tone and redness. It also helps reduce physical sunburn in the skin by 76% on average and has anti-cancer and wound healing properties. It contains not only Vitamin C, but 18 other biologically effective antioxidants that support healthy skin. Excellent for all skin types. Use morning and evening.
Even Tone Correcting Serum
SkinBetter Science® Even Tone Correcting Serum improves the appearance of brown patches, sun damage, hyperpigmentation and discoloration in a ground-breaking, non-hydroquinone, non-retinol formula. It also improves the appearance of yellowing that often accompanies the look of hyperpigmentation in certain skin types. Use morning and evening
Alpharet Overnight Cream
SkinBetter Science® AlphaRet Overnight Cream is the latest innovation in retinoid renewal that improves the appearance of lines, wrinkles, uneven tone and texture. It delivers remarkable results with little-to-no irritation compared to other retinoids and retinol-based products. It significantly reduces the appearance of wrinkles in as little as four weeks and provides moisture to help counteract dryness associated with traditional retinol-based products. Use nightly.
Intensive Alpharet Overnight Cream
The "intensive" version of SkinBetter Science® AlphaRet Overnight Cream, this formula contains a higher concentration of glycolic acid to enhance re-texturization. AlphaRet is the latest innovation in retinoid renewal that improves the appearance of lines, wrinkles, uneven tone and texture. It delivers remarkable results with little-to-no irritation compared to other retinoids and retinol-based products. It significantly reduces the appearance of wrinkles in as little as four weeks and provides moisture to help counteract dryness associated with traditional retinol-based products. Use nightly.
Interfuse Intensive Treatment: Lines
SkinBetter Science® Interfuse Intensive Treatment is a no-needle, injectable-grade hyaluronic acid solution that improves the appearance of deep expression lines with patented, state-of-the-art delivery technology to topically fill lines and wrinkles. This targeted formula is complementary to in-office treatments such as dermal fillers, Botox® and laser resurfacing. Use morning and evening.
Trio Rebalancing Moisture Treatment
SkinBetter Science® Trio Rebalancing Moisture Treatment is a anti-aging therapeutic moisturizer that not only helps to speed wound healing post procedure, but also helps to increase hyaluronic acid (HA) production. It also decreases what breaks down our HA (including injected HA), thus helping to support your investment in your injectables. Excellent for all skin types. Use morning and evening.
Medical-grade skincare products for all skin types, designed to prevent signs of future damage, protect healthy skin, and correct the appearance of previous damage.
Micro-Exfoliating Scrub features a powerful 2% concentration combining hydrated silica, glycerin, and aloe extract to purify pores and promote a healthy skin barrier. Gentle enough for daily use, this exfoliating scrub provides a mild and even exfoliation to improve texture while softening and hydrating the skin. Suitable for dry, normal, oily, or combination skin.
Replenishing Cleanser is a face wash formulated with a rich amino acid based surfactant system and a 15% concentration of key ingredients combining ceramides, panthenol, glycerin, and essential oils to deliver deep facial cleansing while maintaining essential moisture. This creamy face wash lathers into a rich foam to remove dirt, debris, impurities, and long-wear makeup without stripping natural oils. Replenishing Cleanser rinses clear of residue while locking in hydration and priming skin for at-home cosmeceutical use. Suitable for dry, normal, oily, and combination skin.
LHA Toner is a targeted glycolic acid toner ideal for combination and oily skin. Formulated with a triple combination of exfoliating agents, including lipo-hydroxy acid, glycolic acid, and salicylic acid, it efficiently removes excess residue and surface cells to get rid of clogged pores. Designed for aging skin prone to breakouts, this glycolic acid toner has a low pH to efficiently exfoliate and reveal brighter, more even, and refined skin, making it an ideal complement to aesthetic procedures and at-home cosmeceutical use. Use morning and evening by pouring a small amount onto a cotton ball and smoothing over face, neck and chest.
A.G.E. Eye Complex
A.G.E. Eye Complex is an advanced anti-wrinkle eye cream that improves the appearance of dark circles, puffiness, and crow’s feet associated with advanced glycation end-products (A.G.E.), a major factor of the natural aging process. This silky eye cream is formulated for the delicate eye area with a potent combination of proxylane, blueberry extract, and a complex of flavonoids and synergistic peptides. Also includes optical diffusers to diffuse light and immediately improve the radiance of tired dull-looking eyes. Use once or twice daily by applying under the eyes and around the brow area.
Discoloration Defense is a layer-able, daily-use dark spot corrector clinically proven to reduce the appearance of key types of skin discoloration, including hard-to-treat forms such as stubborn brown patches and post-acne marks. Formulated with 3% tranexamic acid, 1% kojic acid, 5% niacinamide, and 5% HEPES, this latest-generation formula improves the appearance of skin discoloration, brightens skin, and evens skin tone in as early as two weeks. Discoloration Defense is an ideal at-home complement to professional skin discoloration treatments, such as chemical peels or non-ablative laser treatments. Use morning and evening by applying 3-5 drops to the face.
Blemish + Age Defense
Blemish + Age Defense is a targeted, oil-free approach for aging skin prone to breakouts. This first-to-market acid blend combines 2% dioic acid with an optimal alpha- and beta-hydroxy acid formulation. It minimizes excess sebum production to reduce the formation of acne and clogged pores, while improving the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven skin tone. Ideal for acne-prone, oily, combination, and aging skin types. Apply four or five drops to the skin once or twice daily. Can also be used a spot treatment on active acne.
C E Ferulic
C E Ferulic features a synergistic antioxidant combination of 15% pure vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid), 1% vitamin E (alpha tocopherol), and 0.5% ferulic acid to enhance protection against environmental damage caused by free radicals that can contribute to atmospheric aging. This vitamin C serum helps neutralize free radicals induced by UVA/UVB, infrared radiation (IRA), and ozone pollution (O3), which may lead to visible signs of accelerated skin aging. In addition to antioxidant protective benefits, C E Ferulic improves signs of aging and photodamage, the appearance of lines and wrinkles, and the loss of firmness, while brightening skin's complexion. Use once daily.
Phloretin C F
Phloretin C F features a patented synergistic combination of 2% phloretin, 10% pure vitamin C (l-ascorbic acid), and 0.5% ferulic acid for enhanced protection against atmospheric skin aging – environmental damage and premature signs of aging caused by free radicals from UVA/UVB, infrared radiation (IRA), and ozone pollution (O3). In addition to antioxidant protective benefits, Phloretin C F improves the appearance of discoloration, fine lines, and uneven skin tone. Use once daily.
Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2
Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2 is an anti-aging cream formulated with a maximized concentration of lipids: 2% pure ceramides, 4% natural cholesterol, and 2% fatty acids. This unique lipid correction cream contains the first 2:4:2 cholesterol-dominant ratio to help restore skin's external barrier and support natural self-repair while potently nourishing aging skin for improvement in the visible appearance of skin smoothness, laxity, pores, and overall radiance. Use morning and evening.
Download Our Skin Care & Non-Surgical Rejuvenation Post-Procedure Care Guides
We've compiled detailed post-operative care instructions to best equip our skincare & non-surgical rejuvenation patients throughout their recovery process. To ensure the best and safest recovery, your plan encompasses appropriate prescriptions and clear directions towards maintaining your comfort to get you back to normal life and activity as soon as possible. Individual patients respond uniquely, and the type of procedure may differ, but these basic guidelines will help you along your journey.
These innovative skincare solutions are sold exclusively by physicians to address key skincare concerns, including the signs of aging, discoloration, oxidative stress, skin redness, and dryness.
MICRO·SERUM is formulated with MPC™ (Micro Protein Complex) and a blend of complementary ingredients to help address the complex signs of aging including firmness, elasticity, tone, and texture. Supports skin's natural collagen stimulation for powerful anti-aging intervention. Skin-tightening pullulan and algae extract plus skin-hydrating hyaluronic acid help to quickly transform the feel of skin. Helps contour visible sagging of the brow and jawline and revitalizes the appearance of suppleness and elasticity. Apply morning and evening.
MICRO·DAY is a multi-functional cream that helps restore moisture and provides broadspectrum UVA/UVB SPF 30 sun protection. This complete daily anti-aging formula helps revitalize and protect skin from environmental stress. It minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, enhances suppleness and elasticity, and helps to improve the overall feel of skin firmness. Hyaluronic acid helps provide skin hydration, and the intensive anti-oxidant blend of green tea extract, forms of vitamins C and E, plus melanin, help to defend against free-radical damage. Apply daily in the morning.
MICRO·NIGHT delivers essential nourishment to help revitalize and rejuvenate the appearance of skin through a combination of MPC™ (Micro Protein Complex), glycerin, and essential moisturizing lipids to provide nightly anti-aging benefits with power of micro-proteins. It targets multiple signs of skin aging including fine lines, wrinkles, elasticity, and firmness while delivering essential nourishment to help revitalize and rejuvenate the appearance of skin. It recharges skin while you sleep with essential micro-proteins for firmer, more luminous skin. Apply nightly.
MICRO·FIRM is a targeted cream containing a concentrated blend of ingredients precisely formulated to combat visible signs of aging on the delicate skin of the neck and décolleté. This intensive complex is supercharged with MPC™ (Micro Protein Complex) and packed with antioxidants and moisturizers, as well as exfoliating properties to encourage cell turnover for a softer and more luminous appearance. Apply morning and evening.
MICRO·EYES is a multi-tasking eye cream powered by MPC™ (Micro Protein Complex) and formulated with hydrating hyaluronic acid and caffeine to help improve the signs of skin aging in the delicate eye area. Daily use of MICRO·EYES minimizes the signs of aging, specifically around the unique eye area such as crow's feet, hollowness, and crepiness. Hydrating hyaluronic acid helps plump up the appearance of skin while caffeine visibly reduces signs of skin puffiness. This product also helps to alleviate the look of fatigue and under-eye darkness. Apply morning and evening.
Micro Eyes Riche
MICRO·EYES RICHE is an ultra-hydrating balm formulated specifically for the delicate eye area to help restore a more youthful, vibrant appearance around the eyes. It contains 30% more MPC (Micro Protein Complex) anti-aging technology that helps minimize the signs of aging unique to the eye area such as crow's feet, hollowness, and crepiness. Hydrating hyaluronic acid helps plump up the appearance of skin, while caffeine visibly reduces signs of skin puffiness. This product also helps to alleviate the look of fatigue and under-eye darkness. Apply morning and evening.
Enhance lashes and brows to improve flexibility and shine while protecting against breakage. Products are paraben- and phthalate-free.
Original, one-of-a-kind, ophthalmologist-developed lash conditioner that enhances the look of lashes and protects against breakage while improving health, flexibility, and strength for lashes that thrive naturally. A proprietary blend of peptides, lipids, biotin, and green tea extract conditions and strengthens lashes while defending from environmental damage, as well as damage caused by lash styling products that can cause breakage and brittleness.
Enhances natural eyebrows that may appear damaged from over-styling or environmental effects. A proprietary blend of scientifically advanced technology and natural botanicals join in concert to protect against breakage and brittleness. Improves flexibility, moisture, and shine for bold, beautiful brows.
ZO® Skin Health®
Founded by dermatologist Dr. Zein Obagi and sold exclusively by physicians, the ZO® Skin Health line features innovative skincare solutions based on the latest advances in therapy technologies and exclusive formulations to optimize skin health. This transformative line is a true patient favorite and highly recommended by our skincare professionals.
Already a patient? Purchase your ZO® Skin Health products online. ZO® Skin Health products are sold only through physician practices. The link provided is intended only for use by existing ZO® Skin Health users, or patients that have otherwise received a skin consultation at our office.
Named one of the 6 Best Face Scrubs to Exfoliate Your Way to Smooth Skin by Good Housekeeping, ZO® Skin Health’s Exfoliating Polish is a patient favorite. Ultra-fine magnesium crystals exfoliate dead skin cells to create a clear, smooth and even-tones complexion. It addresses and prevents clogged pores while improving skin texture by promoting cell turnover. Vitamins A, C, C-ester and E deliver antioxidant protection. Suitable for all skin types. Use two to three times per week.
Dual Action Scrub
ZO® Skin Health’s Dual Action Scrub helps remove dead skin cells and excess surface oils that can lead to clogged pores on the face and other acne-prone areas. The dual action exfoliation targets surface oil and bacteria with salicylic acid, while also calming and soothing the skin. Ideal for oily, acne-prone skin. Use two to three times per week.
ZO® Skin Health’s dual-action Hydrating Cleanser minimizes dryness and irritation by helping sensitive skin retain moisture during the cleansing process. It rids the skin of dirt, oil and makeup without leaving a greasy residue, all while calming and soothing the skin. Ideal for normal to dry skin.
ZO® Skin Health’s Exfoliating Cleanser targets surface oil, leaving the skin feeling clean, but not stripped and dry. It rids the skin of dirt and surface oil with salicylic acid to unclog pores, all while soothing irritated skin. Jojoba esters exfoliate dead skin cells while vitamin E beads deliver antioxidant properties. Ideal for normal to oily skin.
Designed for all skin types, ZO® Skin Health’s Gentle Cleanser removes impurities and leaves the skin feeling refreshed, clean and hydrated. It helps remove makeup and deep cleans the skin to remove oil and impurities without drying. A botanical extract blend provides antioxidant and anti-irritant properties to help protect skin from the harmful effects of daily exposure to the elements. Suitable for all skin types.
Daily Power Defense
ZO® Skin Health’s best-selling Daily Power Defense is a powerful antioxidant serum designed to improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles and to promote overall skin health by combating free-radical damage. Vitamin E and enzymes provide antioxidant properties, restore barrier function, firm and re-densify the skin and speed up the skin’s natural repair process. Great to start on in preparation for chemical peels or laser skin treatments. Suitable for all skin types. Use in the morning.
Oil Control Pads Acne Treatment
ZO® Skin Health’s textured Oil Control Pads remove oil, normalize pore size, help smooth the skin’s surface and reduce irritation. Salicylic acid 2% treats and helps prevent future acne, while dog rose fruit extract addresses excess surface oil and minimizes the appearance of pores. Mandelic and glycolic acid exfoliate the skin, and urea helps restore moisture and hydration. Use one to three times daily on clean skin.
Complexion Renewal Pads
ZO® Skin Health’s dual-action moistened Complexion Renewal Pads minimize surface oil and exfoliate pore-clogging dirt and dead skin cells. Glycolic acid on the textured pad removes dead skin cells to prevent clogged pores and help minimize oiliness, while a blend of botanical extracts soothes the skin to reduce redness and provides antioxidant benefits. Great for all skin types.
Awarded the Seal of Acceptance by the National Eczema Association, ZO® Skin Health’s Hydrating Crème relieves symptoms of severely dry skin. It calms the dermis to soothe visible irritation and replenishes the skin's natural moisture to aid in recovery, thereby reducing itching and the intensity and frequency of flare-ups while calming redness. Apply to clean, dry skin as needed.
Growth Factor Serum
Formulated with plant and enzymatically derived growth factors, ZO® Skin Health’s Growth Factor Serum is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin firmness and elasticity, restore hydration and reinforce the skin’s protective barrier. This best-selling lightweight gel is suitable for all skin types. Use morning and evening.
ZO® Skin Health’s Rozatrol is a serum for red, sensitized skin that works to normalize the dermis by reducing excess surface oil. Antioxidant protection helps minimize the appearance and feel of inflammation and damage induced by daily oxidative stress, while an advanced amino acid complex restores the skin to a more radiant appearance. Exfoliating properties provide ultra-mild exfoliation to prevent the signs of premature aging. Glycerin replenishes hydration and supports healthy skin-barrier function. For rosacea-prone, sensitive skin.
Wrinkle + Texture Repair
Featuring a microemulsion delivery system, ZO® Skin Health’s Wrinkle + Texture Repair is a high-potency retinol that reactivates the process of skin renewal to restore natural hydration, refine skin texture and visibly improve the appearance of wrinkles on the face, neck and chest. Retinol 0.5% supports collagen and promotes cellular turnover, while a blend of botanicals provides anti-irritant properties. Suitable for all skin types. Use nightly.
Retinol Skin Brightener 1%
ZO® Skin Health’s best-selling, high-potency Retinol Skin Brightener 1% is an alternative to hydroquinone. It targets skin discoloration to brighten and even skin tone, while also helping to prevent the appearance of new age spots and uneven color. Vitamins C and E provide antioxidant properties to helps support natural cellular turnover. Suitable for all skin types. Use nightly.
Instant Pore Refiner
ZO® Skin Health’s lightweight Instant Pore Refiner serum minimizes the appearance of pores. It features a dual-action formula that works to eliminate surface shine for an instantly matte finish. It minimizes the amount of oil on the surface of the skin, smoothes skin texture and works to exfoliate dead skin cells around the pores, helping to prevent congestion that can lead to breakouts. Ideal for oily and acne-prone skin. Use morning and evening.
Discover these skincare products available from Austin Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Call (512) 815-0123 or send a message online to arrange a consultation.