Medical-Grade and the FDA
You may have heard of medical-grade skincare and its reputation of being more high-quality than drugstore skincare products. But when you see the high prices for medical-grade products and hear about the extensive testing that goes into creating them, you may wonder what all the fuss is about and whether they are really a better alternative. So, what products fall under the category of medical grade skincare anyway, how do they differ from drugstore brands, and what is the FDA’s involvement in the skincare production process?
The Skin Report is a podcast created to educate listeners on methods to improve skin health for people of all ethnicities and ages. On this episode, host Dr. Sethi talks about the ins and outs of medical-grade skincare and the role of the FDA concerning these products. As a professional in internal medicine, Dr. Sethi provides science-backed explanations regarding the different standards surrounding these products, how the FDA approval process keeps us safe, and why she believes medical-grade skincare is worth the hype.
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