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Sculptra

Collagen is deposited around a backbone of polylactic acid that is injected in areas of volume loss and remains for a minimum of 2 years. This treatment is not for someone who desires immediate results.

Expected Results:

Volume correction on the lower and mid face, elimination of intermediate and deep lines.

Preparations:

Avoidance of aspirin and ibuprofen for 10 days. Topical anesthetic is applied in the office prior to the procedure.

Post treatment instructions:

Avoidance of aspirin or ibuprofen for 3 days.

Time to desired results:

2-4 injections are usually necessary to achieve desired results spaced 4-6 weeks apart.

Duration of desired effects:

2 years or longer.

Contraindications:

Allergy to polylactic acid (extremely rare)

Downtime:

1-2 days of swelling, up to 7 days for bruising (may be covered easily).

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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
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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
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What WE DID WELL

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Technologically advanced office made it much easier to register all information as a new patient.

#12020-01-29

Very little wait time, which is so appreciated! Very comfortable atmosphere. Really a wonderful appointment.

#22011-06-02 16:32:12

everyone was superb

#32019-05-03

very professional

#42010-11-30 07:53:54

Did not have to wait long.

#52019-08-14

everyone is wonderful, nice, accommodating, and awesome. Great customer service overall.

#62011-12-21 17:29:36

Dr. Ringpfeil was great. She answered all concerns and questions extremely professionally.

#72019-12-10

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

#82019-07-12

I thought the staff and the Doctor was extremely proffesional and courteous. I had a positive first experience and will continue to visit.

#92020-02-28

Everyone was extremely welcoming, pleasant and professional. I felt very secure with the knowledge and professional, caring treatment by both the doctor and her assistant.

#102019-10-22

What can we do better?

(answers:373)

A sign in front of office to locate parking for first timers would be helpful.

#12020-01-22

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

#22019-04-30

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

#32010-12-16 10:06:03

I have no suggestions. I am very pleased with ever aspect of my care

#42010-10-18 16:25:51

Today I had to wait 45 min. to see the Doctor. I understand that sometimes other appointments run over but I took time off work to come here and I felt like I spent most of my time here waiting to see her.

#52019-07-27

smile more

#62010-09-09 10:34:11

Later evening hours and/or weekend hours.

#72011-05-27 15:59:15

everything was beyond my expectations . No doctor has ever given me such a complete exam

#82010-10-07 10:02:42

Great practice

#92011-03-14 13:52:46

no complains

#102019-07-22