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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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# of surveys: 3767
Last updated: 01/21/2019 6:59 PM

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%
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Overall doctor performance

excellent
94.2%
very good
4.89%
good
0.80%
poor
0.03%
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The doctor listened to you attentively

excellent
93.9%
very good
4.97%
good
1.05%
poor
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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
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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
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Office comfort

excellent
90.9%
very good
6.93%
good
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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
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good
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What WE DID WELL

(Answers:674)

Yes, the doctor listened attentively to my description of symptoms and was authentically interested in helping me to resolve a skin issue that numerous specialist have not been able to identify.

#12019-07-31

the doctor was very nice and all the staff was very nice and answered all my questions i had.

#22019-03-08

Beautiful offfice. Doctor was thorough but quick, which was great

#32011-04-04 11:16:27

Yes, I liked Dr. Ringpfeil's attentive, friendly demeanor and the fact that she expained things well, making available every sort of treatment, but also making clear what was needed/recommended and what could/should be skipped in a sensible, conservative approach.

#42020-01-01

i was pleased that she knew the italian language,it helped me a lot!!!!

#52019-05-29

The attention Dr. Abraham gave to me.

#62012-07-24 12:29:37

The staff was very friendly, helpful and professional. The doctor herself is a pro, I was very impressed and will definitely recommend her to others, especially of my race. Its very hard to find a good dermatologist and I believe she is wonderful and really knows what she's doing. I am glad that I came here, thank you.

#72011-11-10 12:40:32

It was a very good experience in all - see you next year!

#82019-10-27

The doctor was very nice and seemed to care about the patient. She asked me many questions. Office is very clean and professional looking.

#92019-11-26

Talking with the Physician

#102019-11-21

What can we do better?

(answers:373)

everything was great.

#12011-03-18 11:09:57

Everything was very clean and I cannot think of much you could do better.

#22019-08-31

Continue with the excellent treatment

#32019-08-14

Can't think of a way to better your service; it was excellent.

#42019-01-31

A little warmer temperature.

#52010-09-09 16:03:32

you are the best!

#62011-08-10 10:32:44

I do not like waiting long periods of time in either the reception area or exam room fort he Dr to come in. The exam with the Dr should be relatively close to the appointment time

#72019-07-15

I would have liked to pay in cash but the receptionist had no change.

#82019-11-01

Appointments available on shorter notice

#92010-10-25 10:00:31

Keep up the great work!

#102011-03-03 11:57:42
Customer Rating : 4.5

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