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Smoothbeam Laser

acne treatment with smoothbeam before and after

Overview:

This non-ablative diode laser selectively destroys sebaceous glands.

Expected results:

Destruction of sebaceous hyperplasias. While not first line treatment for acne, the Smoothbeam laser offers an effective treatment option in recalcitrant inflammatory acne.

Preparation:

None

Post treatment instructions:

Sun protection x 6 weeks

Time to desired results:

1-3 treatments about 3-4 weeks apart may be necessary to eradicate sebaceous hyperplasias, acne treatment is variable and may require between 1-5 treatments.

Contraindications:

None. Safe on all skin types.

Duration of desired effects:

Permanent. Note: sebaceous hyperplasias are genetically determined and new growths may form in other areas. The Smoothbeam laser does not prevent this genetic tendency.

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Downtime:

Redness and possible blister formation for up to 3 days.

How can we help you?

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Last updated: 07/23/2020 9:55 AM

PATIENT RATINGS

Would you recommend us?

definitely
93.1%
probably
6.16%
maybe
0.58%
not likely
0.08%
no
0.02%

Compare our service to other similar practices

excellent
87.9%
very good
10.1%
good
1.8%
poor
0.06%
very poor
0%

Overall doctor performance

excellent
94.2%
very good
4.89%
good
0.80%
poor
0.03%
very poor
0%

The doctor listened to you attentively

excellent
93.9%
very good
4.97%
good
1.05%
poor
0.05%
very poor
0%

The doctor took time to answer your questions

excellent
94.0%
very good
4.66%
good
1.27%
poor
0.02%
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The doctor explained treatment options

excellent
94.3%
very good
4.16%
good
1.25%
poor
0.14%
very poor
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The doctor explained treatment options

excellent
92.0%
very good
5.69%
good
2.18%
poor
0.11%
very poor
0.0%

Front desk performance

excellent
85.6%
very good
10.2%
good
3.66%
poor
0.31%
very poor
0.08%

Aesthetician performance

excellent
88.6%
very good
7.61%
good
3.39%
poor
0.24%
very poor
0.08%

Office comfort

excellent
90.9%
very good
6.93%
good
2.08%
poor
0.05%
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0.05%

Parking

excellent
66.4%
very good
14.4%
good
15.7%
poor
2.49%
very poor
0.9%

Friendliness of the staff during appointment

excellent
90.9%
very good
7.23%
good
1.85%
poor
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What WE DID WELL

(Answers:674)

Dr. Ringpfeil listened patiently and explained treatment and diagnosis thoroughly

#12020-07-28

New options! Every dermatologist I've gone to says and does the same things. I'm happy to be trying something new since those other methods didn't work.

#22011-05-19 10:14:50

the stafff and doctor were extremely friendly

#32019-09-26

Office looks great!

#42020-03-03

The speed and throughness of the visit.

#52020-03-07

everything is so gracious and lovely ....just add a fountain to complete ambience

#62020-07-03

I was very impressed that Dr. Ringpfeil took the time out to talk to me and treat me like an individual. I am completely comfotable here and I will be coming here for my treatment.

#72011-05-04 14:47:50

The atmosphere was comfortable, people were curtious, friendly, and helpful.

#82020-05-11

Nice & freindly staff, very pleasant.

#92011-01-17 15:00:26

The people are friendly and understand.

#102019-08-24

What can we do better?

(answers:373)

Cannot think of anyway to improve things, unless you want to serve hot tea and cappachino!

#12011-02-22 11:25:39

N/A. Everything was great!

#22020-01-20

Nothing - excellent.

#32011-01-25 12:57:52

smile more

#42010-09-09 10:34:11

I've never been in a medical office that was so warm and inviting. The decor and overall appearance has the feel of your living room but also reminds you that you are in a clinical environment as well. This practice surpasses my expectations in every way, from the staff, dress code, advances in technology and overall care of the patient. I was made to feel that my care is your number one priority.

#52011-04-29 11:02:03

I can't think of a single thing to make it better!

#62019-10-03

Too Early

#72020-08-09

you cannot serve me any better than I was served today

#82020-05-09

Nothing more than today's appintment.

#92010-11-10 08:24:10

The restroom could be cleaner.

#102011-01-19 08:56:51
Customer Rating : 4.5

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