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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%
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0%

The doctor listened to you attentively

excellent
93.9%
very good
4.97%
good
1.05%
poor
0.05%
very poor
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The doctor took time to answer your questions

excellent
94.0%
very good
4.66%
good
1.27%
poor
0.02%
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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%
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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
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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

(Answers:674)

The bedside manner of Dr. Ringpfeil.

#12018-11-11

Both the doctor and medical assistant were very knowledgable.

#22010-11-09 10:53:55

the whole experience

#32019-02-28

Timeliness and attention.

#42019-07-08

I liked the modern office look, and how the doctor was very friendly and listened to everything I said.

#52018-12-11

on a very short notice was able to squeeze in an appointment for my daughter...thank you

#62018-12-29

I like the waiting room.

#72019-01-03

The doctor and assistant were wonderful!!! So friendly and warm. I am so used to doctors being rushed AND condescending. This was a great change!!

#82018-12-26

For an embarrassing situation, medical assistant and doctor made me feel comfortable...

#92019-06-18

The treatments that are on display in the lobby. Also, the fact that the dermatologist told me the truth about commercial face cleansers.

#102018-12-12

What can we do better?

(answers:373)

I really am not sure how you could improve. The visit was actually relaxing.

#12018-10-27

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

#22019-08-21

REDUCE WAIT TIME TO SEE DOCTOR

#32011-01-10 12:20:58

Always laugh at my jokes.

#42018-12-01

Everything was wonderful - no complaints at all!

#52018-12-14

everything was great! as always nothing i can say to improve on! jill is always attentive and very thorough:)

#62010-10-27 12:20:56

Everthing was excellent

#72010-10-27 13:58:55

I thought everyone was fantastic and very helpful-no suggestions had a great experience

#82018-12-12

service wonderful!

#92011-01-03 11:45:01

You often have a long wait time in the room for the doctor. When she does come in it is not for a very long time.

#102010-08-23 17:00:56
Customer Rating : 4.5

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