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Written by Dr. Ringpfeil

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?

SKIN

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# of surveys: 3996
Last updated: 1/25/2023 4:59 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%
very poor
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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
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
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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
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 made eye contact and listened to my concerns....

#12022-12-05

Friendliness of the receptionist and Dr. Ringpfeil's expertise

#22022-07-20

I liked how the doctor gave me the prices of procedures that we discussed. Every doctor should do that!!

#32022-06-13

Dr was very approachable and answered all questions and didn't seemed rushed as so many are these days.

#42022-11-01

Everyone was so pleasant,and nice.

#52022-08-13

The staff was thorough and extremely friendly, I felt welcomed and well informed.

#62011-12-01 14:56:48

The entire staff was very attentive.

#72022-02-10

quickness of the whole process design and comfort of the offices

#82022-04-04

Everyone was very attentive and I didn't feel rushed. Soothing atmosphere and even the temperature in the office and waiting room was perfect! The doctor exceeded my expectations - wonderful experience!

#92011-06-02 11:41:01

I enjoyed the fast service and great eviorment. keep up the good work!

#102022-07-13

What can we do better?

(answers:373)

Your rain spouts put water into the driveway to the back parking lot. As it gets colder, it will freeze and create a dangerous pathway for clients

#12010-12-13 11:23:03

everything was great! as always nothing i can say to improve on! jill is always attentive and very thorough:)

#22010-10-27 12:20:56

So far, everything is great. Looking forward to future visits.

#32022-08-07

I am completely satisfied with the current level of service and really can't think of anything that you could improve upon. This survey is a good thing.

#42010-10-13 09:38:13

just keep up the good work

#52011-04-19 10:17:20

just continue listening which is so important

#62022-08-26

It was a perfect experioence, I wouldn't change a thing!

#72022-08-03

Can't everything was excellent!!!

#82011-12-06 11:22:30

Can't think of anything. I feel good about this visit.

#92010-09-09 11:47:56

give me choices of what type of medicines that i can take

#102022-11-12

Customer Rating : 4.6

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