Dr. Vincent Richer

Dermatologist, Vancouver, BC

Dr. Vincent Richer is a medical and cosmetic dermatologist and holds positions as Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Continuing Medical Education at the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Richer completed both his Medical Doctorate degree and Dermatology residency training at Université de Montréal. He then completed a fellowship in Photobiology and Cutaneous Laser Surgery at the University of British Columbia. He is active as a sub-investigator in clinical trials researching cutting edge cosmetic and medical dermatology treatments.

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM SkinCeuticals Open Presentation

Friday NOV 12, 2021

Beyond Sunscreen and Retinoids: Will Patients Benefit From An Antioxidant Serum?

The antioxidant treatment choices are numerous leading to confusion in product claims for patients and for clinicians, with a paucity of clinical data. Do patients really benefit from the use of antioxidants? Is every antioxidant serum the same? What clinical scenarios will provide optimal clinical outcomes?



  • Discuss the deleterious effects of free radicals on the skin and the aging process
  • Review the existing literature of use of antioxidants in skincare, providing insight to the question whether antioxidant serums actually influence the way our skin ages.
  • Discuss the importance of clinical data to support serum selection.