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Written by Dr. Ringpfeil

Gloss Peel

Highlights

  • Restores youthful glow
  • Skin lightening
  • Redness 2-5 days
  • Improves skin texture
  • $300 / treatment
  • Complemented with a take-home product kit

overview

The Gloss peel is a superficial chemical peel designed to refresh stressed skin with a unique synthesis of cell turn-over enhancers and Vitamin A. The Gloss peel will help to restore your youthful glow with minimal effort by using pain-free TCA.

The Gloss peel is applied during an office visit, and there is no pain and little-to-no irritation during the application. The peel is complemented with a take-home product kit, tailored to maximize the results of your treatment

Expected results:

The results will vary, but generally patients will see smoother skin texture, and revived appearance. Your skin will restore a polished, more youthful appearance. Each treatment can be performed no sooner than 6 months, no more than two treatments per year is recommended.

Preparations:

One week before the treatment, we ask you to refrain from electrolysis, waxing, sunless tanning, spray tanning, or UV free tanning, depilatory creams, laser hair removal treatments, cosmetic facials, Botox, Retin-A, Renova, Differin, Tazorac, Avage, retinols, alpha hydroxyl acids, beta hydroxyl acids, benzoyl peroxide, or any other exfoliating products that may be drying or irritating.

Post treatment instructions:

It is imperative that you use a sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 and avoid direct sunlight for at least 1 week. Best results will be obtained with regular daily use of such sunscreen. No strenuous exercise for the next 24-48 hours after the peel. Wait until the peeling is complete before having any other facial procedures including facials, microdermabrasion, laser treatments, laser hair removal, Botox, or injectable fillers.

Downtime:

Possible peeling and redness could occur for up to 2-5 days.

Price:

$200/treatment

Contraindications:

Patients with active cold sores or warts, skin with open wounds, sunburn, excessively sensitive skin, dermatitis or inflammatory rosacea, history of herpes simplex, pregnant or breast feeding (lactating) women, patients currently receiving chemotherapy or radiation, patients who have been on Accutane within the past year

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PATIENT RATINGS

Would you recommend us?

definitely
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Compare our service to other similar practices

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Overall doctor performance

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The doctor listened to you attentively

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The doctor took time to answer your questions

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The doctor explained treatment options

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The doctor explained treatment options

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Front desk performance

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Aesthetician performance

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Office comfort

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Parking

excellent
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Friendliness of the staff during appointment

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What WE DID WELL

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

#12020-06-22

The cleanliness of the office, friendliness of the staff...I am very satisfied with my visit!

#22011-10-28 10:22:57

The speed and throughness of the visit.

#32020-12-03

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

#42012-09-04 12:31:55

The doctor explained things thoroughly to me. She was able to treat a couple of skin growths on site today. I was given a couple of sample products as well as a coupon toward the purchase of one of the prescribed products that I am to use.

#52011-05-18 16:40:00

Loved everything! Thank you so much

#62020-07-15

Friendly, clean, and helpful.

#72010-11-29 14:01:40

The Dr. and assistant were both very professional and efficient. Everything was done quickly and smoothly. Also, patient and friendly with my 2 1/2 yr old. Thank you.

#82020-02-15

The doctor was very explainative and very friendly and precise.

#92010-11-22 10:46:33

It was very timely

#102020-08-02

What can we do better?

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please change the paintings in the reception area....

#12011-02-02 11:01:42

Waiting time in reception area was too long.

#22020-02-07

Nothing more than today's appintment.

#32010-11-10 08:24:10

This has been one the best office that i have been to in forever.

#42020-07-08

My first time experience was great and there are no improvements that I can suggest at this time.

#52020-02-04

The music in the waiting area could be a bit softer.

#62020-06-16

keep on what you are doing because you are doing a good job

#72020-03-14

I thought that consideration could have been made re: pricing of skin tag removal since I only had one tag removed.

#82020-09-09

more sample products

#92011-06-02 14:59:00

All aspects of care were remarkable--much better than I've encountered elsewhere.

#102020-10-08
Customer Rating : 4.5

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