Why is there such a huge difference in cost across the country? (http://www.realself.com/eMatrix/cost)
What Are the Criteria Determining the Cost of Ematrix in the United States?
Doctor Answers (2)
...depends on level of skill and cost of consumables
Also the skill level.... specialists such as Dermatologist charge higher, however we train our nurses to the same skill level we have and write the protocols for eMatrix, essentially making this a Specialist treatment that is tailored to your skin, whilst maintaining a lower cost. This is reflective on our Acne Free RF Program to reduce acne scarring.
Dr Davin Lim
Cosmetic and Laser Dermatologist
Criteria for Pricing is Extremely Variable
In general, pricing is based upon several things: 1. marketplace - how many other offices are around and what do they price the same treatments at, and what does the manufacturer suggest is reasonable, 2. geography - larger cities like Los Angeles, NY City, etc. usually have higher prices because overhead is higher, 3. physician - who is offering the treatment, who is overseeing it, what type of physician is it (what is their malpractice like?), how involved in the care are they, how well trained is their staff, 4. overhead - how much did the office pay for the machine, how much are the tips, how much staff do they have, what type of office is it, 5. business - is the business new, what costs are they trying to cover with this, what do they need to make, 6. packaging - unsure if the pricing shown is for packages of treatments, or single visits, it's hard to say. Those are some of the things we consider when we set pricing. Hope that helps!
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