The New York Times this week ran an article about how some aesthetic practitioners have started offering "deep-cut coupon discounts" and "two-fers" on cosmetic procedures, not limited to fillers and injectables. In Hard Times, a Cosmetic Hard Sell:
In light of drastic consumer cutbacks on spending, some dermatologists, facial surgeons and plastic surgeons are promoting the kinds of markdowns, coupons or two-fers you might expect to find in supermarket circulars — complete with restrictions like “offer not good with any other promotion.”
And it’s not just injection specials. The Web sites of some surgeons list promotions like $500 off a single operation or $1,000 off a combination of body or facial surgeries.
Read it all here.