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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
93.1%
probably
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maybe
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not likely
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no
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Compare our service to other similar practices

excellent
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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

excellent
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Front desk performance

excellent
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Aesthetician performance

excellent
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Office comfort

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Parking

excellent
66.4%
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good
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poor
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Friendliness of the staff during appointment

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What WE DID WELL

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I liked the promptness of seeing the doctor, and I loved that I was given all the time that I needed to speak with her.

#12018-02-22

The great service, short waiting time, and the doctor was super helpful!

#22018-06-02

Dr Ringfell was very attentive to my problem. She reviewed my medical history throughly unlike any other physician that I have met before. I felt that she aswered to all my questions with extreme knowledge and confidence. I am leaving my appointment today reasured that she will find the right diagnosis to my problem.

#32018-07-26

The computer registration

#42018-06-13

Friendliness

#52011-01-03 09:55:52

The entire staff was friendly and attentive to my childs needs. Thank you!

#62018-11-04

Doctor was very friendly & knowledgable. I especially appreciated that she seemed unrushed and focused on me. I am hopeful that the procedure she recommended will improve my condition (facial scar).

#72018-04-13

Everyone was extremely friendly. Doctor was fantastic. Would highly recommend.

#82018-07-11

The prfessionalism of the staff and the attentiveness of the physician. Also the timliness of the staff.

#92011-01-26 08:55:26

efficiency, carefulness, thoroughness very much in evidence.

#102018-08-16

What can we do better?

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Nicer chairs in office

#12011-01-24 14:33:36

Can't think of a thing

#22018-05-13

not sure yet

#32018-05-03

Everything was great!

#42011-02-17 17:11:54

No comments at this time.

#52018-11-23

just keep giving me good news and no cancer.

#62018-07-02

I am completely satisfied with the current level of service and really can't think of anything that you could improve upon. This survey is a good thing.

#72010-10-13 09:38:13

Always laugh at my jokes.

#82018-12-03

Couldn't be better!

#92018-10-09

I do not like waiting long periods of time in either the reception area or exam room fort he Dr to come in. The exam with the Dr should be relatively close to the appointment time

#102018-06-28
Customer Rating : 4.8

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