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Arterfill

Overview:

Injectable microspheres provide permanent wrinkle correction. The combination with collagen for immediate filling of lines makes for great looks form the beginning. While the collagen degrades over 3 months, volume is created through water retention in the microspheres.

Expected results:

Volume correction on the lower and mid face, elimination of intermediate and deep lines.

Preparations:

Skin test is necessary 1 month prior to treatment to screen for allergies to bovine collagen. Avoidance of aspirin and ibuprofen for 10 days. Local anesthesia by injection makes the procedure more comfortable.

Post treatment instructions:

Avoidance of aspirin or ibuprofen for 3 days.

Time to desired results:

3-6 months.

Duration of desired effects:

Permanent. A second treatment may be added 3 months after the initial injection.

Contraindications:

Allergy to bovine collagen.

Downtime:

1-3 days of redness and swelling.

How can we help you?

SKIN

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PATIENT RATINGS

Would you recommend us?

definitely
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not likely
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Compare our service to other similar practices

excellent
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Overall doctor performance

excellent
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The doctor listened to you attentively

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The doctor took time to answer your questions

excellent
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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

excellent
85.6%
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Aesthetician performance

excellent
88.6%
very good
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good
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Office comfort

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Parking

excellent
66.4%
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Friendliness of the staff during appointment

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What WE DID WELL

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The medical assistant and the doctor listen and the doctor explains the procedure and different options very well and explains what to expect from different options or procedure.

#12018-08-25

I WAS VERY COMFORTABLE WITH THE VISIT

#22019-05-12

The overall feel of the office is excellent and comfortable.

#32019-05-29

The medical assistant and the doctor listen and the doctor explains the procedure and different options very well and explains what to expect from different options or procedure.

#42019-03-06

informative and efficient

#52012-09-05 09:52:41

Technologically advanced office made it much easier to register all information as a new patient.

#62018-09-04

The friendly people who work here are great. Probably the best thing, though, is the timeliness of service. Most physicians make me wait far past my appointment time. I appreciate on-time service immensely!

#72018-07-22

Doctor spent time engaging my child, and making her feel comfortable before the exam.

#82011-10-17 16:27:23

LIKE THE WAY WAY THE EXPLAIN THE PROCEDURE ,AND ALSO LIKE THE STAFF PATIENT INTERACTION.

#92012-10-09 10:22:11

everyone was very friendly and didn't make me feel self conscious.

#102011-06-01 18:06:14

What can we do better?

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Impossible! Best medical office experience possible.

#12011-10-17 16:27:23

Talk a little slower

#22011-09-12 11:44:23

you are the best!

#32011-08-10 10:32:44

Everything was excellent.

#42018-11-13

i was completely satisfies with everything and everyone. Even my lateness was not held against me.

#52019-04-15

Impossible! Best medical office experience possible.

#62011-10-17 16:27:23

THANK YOU!

#72019-01-05

Service was fantastic. No suggestions.

#82011-11-29 13:58:45

I would have liked to pay in cash but the receptionist had no change.

#92018-08-26

I would like to get in with the doctor. I also would like more than one option presented to me. Also, it would be nice to be offered more natural alternatives, or integrative treatments.

#102011-08-10 15:47:37
Customer Rating : 4.8

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