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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: 10/12/2020 12:11 PM

PATIENT RATINGS

Would you recommend us?

definitely
93.1%
probably
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maybe
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not likely
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no
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Compare our service to other similar practices

excellent
87.9%
very good
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Overall doctor performance

excellent
94.2%
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The doctor listened to you attentively

excellent
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The doctor took time to answer your questions

excellent
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The doctor explained treatment options

excellent
94.3%
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The doctor explained treatment options

excellent
92.0%
very good
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Front desk performance

excellent
85.6%
very good
10.2%
good
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poor
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Aesthetician performance

excellent
88.6%
very good
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Office comfort

excellent
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Parking

excellent
66.4%
very good
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good
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poor
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Friendliness of the staff during appointment

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What WE DID WELL

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It was delightful to find a physician who really listened! Thank you.

#12020-03-29

The music and the abience in the office was superb!

#22020-07-05

Office staff was very polite and Dr was very thorough and everything was automated!

#32020-05-11

Very efficient!

#42019-11-25

Pleasant staff

#52020-02-02

Everyone was so pleasant,and nice.

#62020-04-26

I liked the fact that I could enter my information on a computer and I was not asked to provide the same more than once on the informational forms!

#72020-09-25

Dr Rinfiel took a lot of time an I didn't feel rushed. The MA was also very nice.no wait time.

#82020-02-27

no waiting

#92020-06-11

The way Dr.Ringpfeil and the medical assistant has communicated

#102020-06-04

What can we do better?

(answers:373)

It was a very good visit! Thank You!

#12020-04-08

If it's not broke don't fix it...everything was handled very well

#22020-09-14

It would be helpful to have some later evening hours, but the early morning hours work for me too!

#32020-07-27

I think you have done a great job.

#42011-02-21 16:01:23

I'm completely satisfied, thank you.

#52010-11-09 11:24:08

Everything was perfect today

#62010-10-05 10:42:21

I would like to get in with the doctor. I also would like more than one option presented to me. Also, it would be nice to be offered more natural alternatives, or integrative treatments.

#72011-08-10 15:47:37

Nothing, Thank you so much.

#82011-03-04 10:10:02

My next appointment could not be scheduled for 6 weeks. I wish I could be seen sooner!

#92010-12-16 10:06:03

Please send out paperwork in advance for pediatric patients

#102019-10-30
Customer Rating : 4.5

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