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Philadelphia and Mainline Center of Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery

Written by Dr. Ringpfeil

Thermage and other Radiofrequency Devices

Overview:

Radiofrequency drives heat to the superficial, mid and deep dermis and stimulates collagen production.

Expected results:

Subtle tightening of the skin around eyes, face, neck and abdomen. Results are highly variable.

Preparation:

Topical anesthesia +/- nerve block by injection.

Post treatment instructions:

Sun protection for at least 3 months.

Time to desired results:

4-6 months

Contraindications:

None. Radiofrequency is considered safe on all skin types.

Duration of desired effects:

Up to 2 years.

Downtime:

Redness for up to 24 hours

How can we help you?

SKIN

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Last updated: 1/12/2021 12:30 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%
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0%

Overall doctor performance

excellent
94.2%
very good
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good
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poor
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The doctor listened to you attentively

excellent
93.9%
very good
4.97%
good
1.05%
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
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The doctor explained treatment options

excellent
92.0%
very good
5.69%
good
2.18%
poor
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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%
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2.08%
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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
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poor
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What WE DID WELL

(Answers:674)

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

#12020-01-30

Everybody was friendly and helpfull.

#22021-01-17

This is one of the best medical offices that I have visited. I see doctors in the Penn and Bryn Mawr systems and this is by far much better than any of those offices. The entire staff is friendly and accommodating. Both doctors are awesome! I have recommended you to family and friends. Keep up the great work!

#32012-12-03 17:05:27

Dr. Ringfiel, of course.

#42020-05-14

appreciated the thorough explanation from the doctor and the instant research on a product I wanted to know more about

#52020-02-20

The professionalism was awesome.

#62012-07-03 15:04:31

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

#72020-08-07

Staff & Doctor were very friendly.

#82020-01-25

The physician and the art!

#92020-05-24

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

#102011-06-02 16:32:12

What can we do better?

(answers:373)

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

#12020-07-31

Everything was great.

#22021-01-13

let people know about opportunity for free consultation with Jill(?) when making appointment.

#32010-09-13 11:24:22

I think I was served most excellently. I cannot thing of anything to add.

#42020-08-05

Keep up the good work

#52020-11-27

everything was wondurful. Thanks!

#62020-07-26

more availability for appointments.

#72020-08-13

I really can't think of anything to add

#82010-11-24 09:41:39

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

#92010-12-16 10:06:03

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

#102020-07-08
Customer Rating : 4.5

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