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Philadelphia and Mainline Center of Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery

Written by Dr. Ringpfeil

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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Last updated: 7/27/2022 4:52 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
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
0%

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
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
0.05%
very poor
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What WE DID WELL

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The service was excellent. I really enjoyed my vist!

#12011-04-12 14:51:28

Dr. Ringpfeil is wonderful. I must say i've visited various dermatologist in the past and this is the first doctor that has touched my face. Very important to me so that was big believe it or not. Also very easy to talk to and you dont feel rushed.She explains well. i'm very satisfied with my visit.

#22022-04-06

Information provided by doctor.

#32022-07-18

The time the Doctor spent talking to me about my problem. She did not rush.

#42011-12-15 12:54:52

Yes your patiences and willingness to answer all my questions.

#52021-12-28

The whole visit

#62021-08-29

The dr spent a lot of time answering my questions.

#72011-10-17 16:10:34

Minimal waiting time. So friendly and professional!!

#82012-10-01 11:08:39

I really liked that I felt as though I was in a warm and friendly environment vs the sterile and cold feel many other physicians offices maintain. I also thought the tablet P.C. was very cool!

#92021-08-30

Thought Dr. Ringpfeil was very nice and professional!

#102022-01-09

What can we do better?

(answers:373)

Thank you

#12011-02-23 17:11:29

Just continue your good work to keep your credibility in place.

#22010-10-12 10:33:59

website access to new patients more visable on site

#32022-01-12

Everything was delightfully pleasant and comforting.

#42011-03-28 09:42:42

i was completely satisfies with everything and everyone. Even my lateness was not held against me.

#52022-01-06

Maybe directions as "across from the Lexus place." Have the assistant say there may be a name recall test later, as she introduces herself.

#62010-12-07 10:07:04

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

#72021-11-25

keep up what your doing

#82010-09-23 14:03:13

I am completely happy with my needs being met here.

#92010-08-23 16:52:07

no suggestions

#102022-05-14

Customer Rating : 4.6

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