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Philadelphia and Mainline Center of Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery

Written by Dr. Ringpfeil

KTP Laser

Overview:

This double pulsed Nd:YAG laser treats facial blood vessels and spider veins.

Expected results:

Reduction of unwanted blood vessels.

Preparation:

Sunscreen for several weeks. Avoidance of alcohol prevents the dilation of blood vessels especially with rosacea.

Post treatment instructions:

Sun protection for 6 weeks after each treatment. Avoidance of alcohol for 2 weeks after each procedure.

Time to desired results:

1-4 treatments 4-6 weeks apart may be necessary to eradicate unwanted blood vessels.

Contraindications:

Recent tan. Skin types that never burn.

Duration of desired effects:

5-7 years. After this time, our body will form new vessels, especially in genetically determined spider veins.

Downtime:

Redness, swelling and bruising for several days, bruising for up to 3 months with leg vein treatment. Scarring is rare but may occur.

How can we help you?

SKIN

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# of surveys: 3959
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
0.02%

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
0%

What WE DID WELL

(Answers:674)

Dr was very approachable and answered all questions and didn't seemed rushed as so many are these days.

#12022-07-12

everything

#22022-06-27

The Dr. saw us on time. No waiting.

#32022-06-16

The atmosphere was relaxed and pleasant. I especially liked having a nice big clock in the waiting room.

#42022-02-12

Dr. Ringpfeil's professionalism as well as her wonderful bedside manner.

#52022-04-03

Just enjoyed everyone here at the practice. Medical excellece based on intelligence rather than ego (did I really say that)!

#62012-10-25 11:48:39

Dr. was very attentive to my needs and laid out the complete treatment plan, including what may or may not be covered by insurance.

#72021-11-08

STAFF VERY FRIENDLY!

#82021-10-11

Very professional and thorough.

#92021-11-01

dr and med asst. made me very comfortable instead of the traditional white coat syndrome

#102011-06-02 13:39:55

What can we do better?

(answers:373)

Can't everything was excellent!!!

#12011-12-06 11:22:30

It would be helpful to have some later evening hours, but the early morning hours work for me too!

#22021-09-14

I really can't think of anything to add

#32010-11-24 09:41:39

More appointment availability either early or later (before or after the normal 9-5 workday)

#42010-08-23 16:22:28

Give me a good report!!!!!!

#52022-01-15

More chairs in the waiting room. More parking spaces.

#62010-09-15 12:08:01

n/a

#72022-01-13

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.

#82010-10-13 09:38:13

my visit was great

#92022-05-15

more than adequate service!

#102022-07-05

Customer Rating : 4.6

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