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Quelage Peel

Written by Dr. Ringpfeil

Highlights

  • First safe peel for rosacea patients.
  • Reduces skin redness.
  • Improve skin texture.
  • 4-6 treatments, 3-4 weeks apart
  • $150 / treatment
  • Home care products extend treatment effect.

overview

The Quelage peel is the first chemical peel that is designed specifically for sensitive and rosacea-prone skin. The peel uses a combination of fruit acids and anti-inflammatory agents, which help to gently mask the appearance of redness on the skin.

The Quelage peel is applied during an office visit, and there is no pain or irritation experienced during the application. The peel is complemented with comprehensive home-care products, which are tailored to extend the benefits of your treatment.

Expected results:

The results vary, but patients will see a significant improvement in redness, and skin texture. Results are best maintained if peels are performed in a series of 4-6 treatments, every 3-4 weeks.

Preparations:

One week before the treatment, we ask you to refrain from electrolysis, waxing, depilatory creams, laser hair removal treatments, cosmetic facials, Botox, etc. Two to three days before the treatment, we ask you to avoid using any 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.

Downtime:

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

Price:

$150/treatment

Contraindications:

Patients with active cold sores or warts, skin with open wounds, sunburn, dermatitis, 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

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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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Front desk performance

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Aesthetician performance

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Office comfort

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Parking

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What WE DID WELL

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The doctor and her Medical Assistant are very thorough and they take time to explain everything that you need to understand.

#12021-07-28

It's great that you're using electronic means to capture patient information. Everyone is very friendly and competent and the doctor was wonderful to talk to.

#22021-12-10

I was very pleased with the service that was provided during my visit. No waiting, excellent service, thorough exam. Overall, it was a pleasure - not usually the case with most doctor's visits these days!

#32021-10-20

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.

#42021-06-10

The bedside manner of Dr. Ringpfeil.

#52021-07-23

YOU HAVE DONE AN EXCELLENT JOB OF ENSURING PATIENT SATISFACTION AND CARE QUALITY

#62021-04-23

I definitely liked Dr. Ringpfeil since she was thorough and attentive to my questions.

#72021-12-15

Efficiency

#82021-07-09

The doctor was very personable, she explained each procedure in detail and answered all my questions. Dr. Ringpfeil has a very pleasant and reasurring mannaer, here staff is very efficent and welcoming.

#92021-03-26

relaxing decor, classical music

#102021-12-14

What can we do better?

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I can't think of anything at this time.

#12021-02-20

nothing

#22010-09-13 14:34:51

When making a first appointment ask who ther person would like to see. Doctor vs Aesthetician

#32021-09-05

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

#42021-03-04

Keep doing what you're doing.

#52021-06-11

How about a smile to greet a brand new patient? How about explaining that I need to go and fill out info on the computer instead of pointing over there you need to complete things. I felt like walking out by the rudeness. The medical assistant and phys asst were extremely kind, thorough and helpful. I realized that I was here to seek help for my child and received amazing medical help. Thank you.

#62011-07-11 11:52:49

I cant think of anything

#72022-01-05

can't think of anything

#82011-12-12 10:13:47

Keep me informed of specials on products that might be good for my skin.

#92011-01-05 16:01:31

don't see how you could improve anything

#102011-01-12 08:19:57

Customer Rating : 4.5

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