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Spa Wants Full Payment Up Front for Vela Shape2. Is This Normal Procedure? I Feel Uncomfortable Paying Up Front.

Spa Wants Full Payment Up Front for Vela Shape2.  Is This Normal Procedure.  I Feel Uncomfortable Paying Up Front. Please Advise

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Pay up front or per treatment - Velashape III

It does not matter how you pay. Typically, a package is discounted. If you pay per treatment, it is up to the discretion of the owner to charge you the same rate but divided into 3 or 6 depending on the number of treatments or to charge you extra per treatment as it increases administrative costs and accounting costs. You can discuss with them. 

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Should be comfortable with your choices

Sometimes providers offer a package price which is discounted for a number of treatments to which the client commits up front; however, I advise everyone not to do anything with which they are uncomfortable.

Edwin Ishoo, MD
Brookline Facial Plastic Surgeon
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