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ND:Yag Laser

Overview:

Equipped with a wavelength that travels into the mid dermis, this laser safely treats fine but deep blood vessels (usually blue) and unwanted body hair in all skin types. To a small degree it can tighten skin.

Expected Results:

50-70% reduction of unwanted blood vessels with each treatment, permanent reduction of about 20-25% of unwanted body hair with each treatment, skin tightening.

Preparation:

None

Post treatment intructions:

Application of petrolatum if a scab forms. Picking is absolutely discouraged.

Time to desired results:

Variable, 2-5 treatments for blood vessels, 3-6 treatments for unwanted body hair, 3-6 treatments for skin tightening.

Contraindications:

None.

Lasting results:

Permanent for treatment of blood vessels and hair. Note: Our body will form new vessels after 5-7 years, especially in genetically determined spider veins. They may be located in the same area or away from treated areas. Even after 6 treatments for unwanted body hair, there may be residual hair in the treated area because the laser's efficacy is about 20-25% reduction of hair at each treatment. In other words, after the first treatment, 25% is destroyed, during the 2nd treatment 25 % of the residual hair and so on.

Some hair follicles are dormant for months or years and may not be affected by the laser treatment and may produce some hair in the future. Periodic maintenance treatment can be added when these hair follicles are producing hair again. During the course of the laser treatment, the residual hair typically becomes finer and lighter in color. Skin tightening is lesser compared to the gold standard of CO2 laser treatments and duration is variable.

Downtime:

Redness and swelling for 1-3 days, possible scabbing and bruising for up to 14 days (treatment of blood vessels), bruising for up to 3 months (leg veins)

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Last updated: 05/18/2017 4:45 PM,

PATIENT RATINGS

Would you recommend us?

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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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The doctor was a good listener and gave clear answers

#12017-04-27

I liked the paintings that are in the rooms.

#22011-06-02 11:25:09

the staff was extremely friendly, polite and worked well with my 6 year old

#32017-01-27

Everything

#42016-10-30

I loved how friendly and nice everyone was. It was the greatest doctore visit I have ever had.

#52017-05-26

prompt everything explained clearly

#62016-11-12

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

Jennifer was very helpful and professional. I really appreciated her advice on my skincare.

#82011-10-19 17:13:56

Cute babes that worked in the office.

#92017-07-16

dR. WAS WONDERFUL vERY FOCUSED AND CARING

#102010-12-07 13:49:45

What can we do better?

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My experience in the office today was absolutely excellent

#12017-02-21

How about a smile to greet a brand new patient? How about explaining that I need to go and fill out info on the computer instead of pointing over there you need to complete things. I felt like walking out by the rudeness. The medical assistant and phys asst were extremely kind, thorough and helpful. I realized that I was here to seek help for my child and received amazing medical help. Thank you.

#22011-07-11 11:52:49

Appointments available on shorter notice

#32010-10-25 10:00:31

I can't think how anything could have been better.

#42017-02-16

Everthing was excellent

#52010-10-27 13:58:55

The restroom could be cleaner.

#62011-01-19 08:56:51

u r awesome, make everything FREE!, haha jk, worth every penny!

#72011-12-21 17:29:36

You often have a long wait time in the room for the doctor. When she does come in it is not for a very long time.

#82010-08-23 17:00:56

Well basically there is no need because your doing a very good job.

#92010-10-04 16:54:13

can't think of anything.

#102017-09-21
Customer Rating : 4.3

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