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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: 3752
Last updated: 11/5/2019 8:26 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%
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%
very poor
0%

The doctor explained treatment options

excellent
94.3%
very good
4.16%
good
1.25%
poor
0.14%
very poor
0.02%

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%
very poor
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
0.05%
very poor
0%

What WE DID WELL

(Answers:674)

Everyone was cordial and very attentive. Will definitely come back.

#12019-06-20

Everything was great. Very prompt, attentive service. Thank you.

#22019-06-10

Appreciated the time the doctor took with me and the fact that she discussed fees in advance of services. Bottom line: excellence in every way.

#32019-03-02

Dr. Ringpfeil is extremely professional and thorough. I appreciated her manner and knowledge and will definately refer her to friends and family.

#42019-05-10

Everything was very quick which I like, plus I got all the information I needed in that short amount of time.

#52012-09-04 12:31:55

The doctor was very thorough and pleasant. Having Melissa take notes was an excellent strategy for covering so much information in a short amount of time.

#62018-11-22

The time and attention from the Doctor....

#72019-04-13

The doctor and physicians assistant were both very professional and knowledgeable.

#82019-09-16

Doctor was very friendly & knowledgable. I especially appreciated that she seemed unrushed and focused on me. I am hopeful that the procedure she recommended will improve my condition (facial scar).

#92019-05-23

Being treated promptly

#102010-12-22 09:39:41

What can we do better?

(answers:373)

This was a great experience and I would not change anything

#12019-05-22

I was feeling a bit thirsty the whole stay in the office, maybe making some water available during waiting time would make the stay more comfortable.

#22019-11-09

This was a great experience and I would not change anything

#32018-11-19

No room for improvement

#42018-12-20

No complaints at all, but since you asked, receptionist today could have been "warmer"

#52010-08-25 10:41:35

Completely satisfied

#62010-10-20 09:59:20

Can't think of a thing

#72019-05-19

Shorter wait

#82019-10-12

No complaints at all. Excellent experience

#92010-09-30 10:38:51

It's a little warm in the office.

#102018-11-24
Customer Rating : 4.5

Based on 110 ratings