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Fractionated Erbium

Expected Results:

Removal of brown/age spots and uneven pigmentation, smooth texture of the skin.

Preparation:

Sun protection for several weeks prior to the treatment. Vigorous regimen of daily sunscreens and if the face is treated, night time retinoids for several months, no alcohol and aspirin for 2 weeks prior to the procedure, vitamin C 1000 mg daily starting 2 weeks prior to the treatment. There is no need for any anesthesia.

Post treatment instructions:

Rigorous sun avoidance/protection for 3 months. Avoid aspirin for 10 days, continue vitamin C 1000 mg daily for 3 months. Skin care in the immediate postoperative period includes the use of a very gentle non-soap cleanser, petrolatum the night after the procedure, oral medication to prevent herpes reactivation if the face is treated. Topical retinoids can be resumed when scabbing subsides (7-10 days after treatment).

Time to desired results:

3-4 treatments, 3-4 weeks apart.

Contraindications:

Recent tan, skin types that never burn (Mediterranean and some Asian skin types can be treated), isotretinoin (Accutane) in the past 6-12 months).

Duration of desired effects:

Permanent with proper and vigorous sun protection of the treated areas. Future sun damage can be prevented by sun avoidance and use of a broad spectrum UVA and UVB sunscreen for life.

Downtime:

Sunburn-like redness for 24-48 hours, scaling and flaking for up to 10 days. Note: Brown spots and freckles are accentuated after the treatment until skin has flaked off.

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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

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Friendliness of the staff during appointment

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What WE DID WELL

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friendliness of office staff and physician

#12017-09-04

I enjoyed the French music in the reception area.

#22017-04-04

Friendliness of the staff.

#32017-05-08

I did not feel rushed. I felt I was Heard and listened to. The exam and explanations were clear .When my visit ended all of my questions,, symptoms, and diseases were addressed extensively.I am thrilled that I have found this office. I intend to refer my husband, son and friends.

#42011-05-26 11:49:32

everything

#52017-09-30

doctor

#62017-06-10

I really appreciated how knowledgeable the doctor was about my condition. I also felt that she listened well and considered my opinion. Great job! Cant wait to come back.

#72012-06-14 15:35:48

Everyone is extremely nice and professional. I like the fact that the office is utilizing technology for things such as consent forms and patient information forms rather than paper. Good for the environment!

#82010-12-01 12:08:05

I like the doctor and how careful and thorough she is.

#92017-06-25

New options! Every dermatologist I've gone to says and does the same things. I'm happy to be trying something new since those other methods didn't work.

#102011-05-19 10:14:50

What can we do better?

(answers:373)

just keep up the good work

#12011-04-19 10:17:20

The service was great I don't see anything better u can do!

#22017-08-28

No complaints - overall best experience at any dermatologist.

#32011-09-27 12:59:17

Everything was great! and everyone was very nice.

#42010-10-19 10:16:48

was fine

#52017-11-01

No changes recommended at this time.

#62016-12-31

I was feeling a bit thirsty the whole stay in the office, maybe making some water available during waiting time would make the stay more comfortable.

#72017-10-03

I am very satisfied now.

#82017-06-01

Can't imagine any better first impression.

#92011-02-24 14:49:37

Shorter wait, but not much else.

#102017-01-20
Customer Rating : 4.2

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