Skincare Products at CDAM

Posted on February 12, 2018

Whether you desire products for a daily routine, or to enhance your cosmetic dermatology services, Drs. Kalimullah and Cavanaugh will help you pick out the best products for your unique skin type and condition.

Our board-certified dermatologists believe in a combination of regular skin maintenance at home, in addition to medical and cosmetic dermatology services to provide optimal results. If you are interested in a personalized skin care plan tailored to your specific needs, contact CDAM today to schedule your initial consultation.

Skin Care Products at CDAM

Our skin care products in Chicago, Illinois, use innovative, evidence-based ingredients and formulas, scientifically proven to keep your skin looking beautiful and healthy! Our board-certified dermatologists are determined to choose a product that will be your ideal solution.

ZO® Skin Health & ZO® Medical by Zein Obagi, MD

ZO Skin Health is one of the leading skincare companies that provides scientifically-proven formulas to renew and refine your skin tone and texture, as well as reduce signs of aging.

• Multi-Therapy Hydroquinone System
This prescription-strength system involves a five-step product line that improves the appearance of hyperpigmentation, sun damage, skin texture, and melasma.

• Ossential® Daily Power Defense
This lightweight lotion repairs and protects all skin types, helps tighten and firm skin, and is infused with essential antioxidant formulas.

• Melamix™
This prescription-strength, skin-lightening blending crème is specifically formulated to be used with tretinoin. It contains hydroquinone, proven to treat unwanted pigmentation for an even skin tone.

• Brightenex™ – 0.5% and 1.0%
This ZO® Medical product contains retinol and is formulated to smooth skin tone. It is typically used for collagen stimulation and general skin maintenance.

• Ossential® C-Bright Serum 10% Vitamin C
This product gives our patients a pure and optimal dose of vitamin C to brighten and re-texturize the skin, as well as prevent new pigmentation from developing.

• Glycogent™ Exfoliation Accelerator
This glycolic and lactic acid formula removes dead skin cells for surface renewal, with a gentle but effective exfoliation.

• Aknetrol™ Acne Treatment
ZO® Medical’s maximum strength acne-fighting product that treats, controls, and prevents breakouts by neutralizing bacteria that causes acne.

• Ommerse® Renewal Crème
This product rehydrates skin without leaving an oily residue. It is calm and soothing to dehydrated skin, while also providing antioxidant protection

• ZO® Controlled Depth Peel®
This peel is a highly advanced treatment that is only recommended in-office, which helps the appearance of scarring, skin laxity, skin damage, and advanced melasma.

• ZO® 3-Step Peel™
Excellent for all skin types, this innovative formula is used in-office to target acne, melasma, uneven texture and tone, large pores, fine lines, and dullness. This treatment is followed by at-home maintenance that ensures longer results than traditional peels.


Although aging is unavoidable, SkinMedica has put together a line of cutting-edge products that use scientifically proven ingredients, such as growth factors and antioxidants to visibly reduce the signs of aging.

• TNS Essential Serum®
With a combination of over 100 growth factors, antioxidants, and peptides, this all-in-one product  improves the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and your complexion with just one formula.

• Retinol Complex – 0.25% and 0.5%
The two products, using retinoid ingredients, are made to enhance skin tone, texture and resiliency.

• Essential Defense Sunscreen Line


From the manufacturers of Botox, Allergan’s Latisse is an FDA-approved product proven to grow eyelashes for people with inadequate or sparse lashes. With the proper use of this optimal formula, Latisse grows longer, fuller, and darker lashes. Contact CDAM today to see if Latisse is right for you.


If store-bought creams are not doing your skin justice, ReFissa is a prescription strength formula that diminishes fine facial wrinkles, improves pigmentation due to sun damage, and smooths out your skin for an overall replenished appearance. The active ingredient in ReFissa is also highly effective for treating blemish-prone skin. It’s FDA approved and clinically effective, and is the only formula with 0.05% tretinoin cream that is a moisturizing, fragrance-free base.

The CDAM Promise

Drs. Kalimullah and Cavanaugh have personally tried and tested all of the above products, and hand selected them to provide only the best for patients that visit CDAM.

If you are interested in a comprehensive skin treatment program tailored to your skin care needs, the Center for Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine provides effective and scientifically-proven products to enhance, renew, and maintain your beautiful looking skin! Contact us today to schedule your skin care analysis.