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5 Ways to Reduce Patient No-Shows at Your Aesthetics Clinic or Med Spa

Getting stood up by a client for their appointment at your aesthetics clinic or med spa is never ideal. Any business owner plagued by no-shows or chronically late clients can tell you it's a drain on their time, efforts, and, unfortunately, finances. 

If you've found your aesthetics business struggles with keeping your appointment books full and running smoothly, keep reading for our tips to reduce patient no-shows! 

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Things to Consider When Adding Laser Tattoo Removal to Your Business

Business owners know that any new venture requires extensive research, guidance, and thoughtful planning. When considering adding laser tattoo removal services to their existing businesses, we try to guide our clients through each step of the process, pointing out areas they might not have thought through.

Keep reading for a list of things to consider when adding tattoo removal to your med spa, laser clinic, or tattoo shop!  

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Deduct Your Tattoo Removal Laser: All About Section 179

Unless you are an experienced business owner that has previously purchased capital equipment, you may have never heard of Section 179.

The Section 179 deduction is an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax code that allows medical and aesthetic businesses the opportunity to deduct the total cost of qualified equipment and is designed to encourage small business owners to continue investing in growing their business.

Since a laser is the main capital equipment for aesthetic practices, virtually all aesthetic businesses qualify for this tax code. While Section 179 isn't explicitly written for aesthetic businesses, it does apply to the industry. 

If you currently run a business – a physician practice, a medical spa, or even a tattoo shop – the Section 179 deduction can save you thousands on your next tax bill.

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National Tattoo Removal Day  #ChangingLives through Training, Free Treatments, and More on Third Anniversary!

Astanza was thrilled to celebrate the third annual National Tattoo Removal Day on August 14, 2020! Our clients, students, friends, and social media followers commemorated this nationally recognized day with us, spotlighting how laser tattoo removal is #changinglives for patients, communities, and business owners. To celebrate this year, we hosted laser tattoo removal training, offered free treatments, and featured businesses on social media, and connected hopeful tattoo removal patients with laser clinics in their area.  

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Ask Astanza: Answering Your Laser Hair Removal Questions!

During this episode of the #AskAstanza video series, we answer frequently asked questions about laser hair removal to help inform potential patients and interested practitioners. Watch below as Josh and Jessie debunk myths and share insight into the cost of laser hair removal, treatment experience, how effective laser hair removal is, and more!  

Laser hair removal continues to be one of the most popular aesthetic treatments among both men and women. Considering that 30% of the population over 18 years of age seek hair removal solutions, laser hair removal has grown into a $587.56 million global industry.1 Despite laser hair removal's growing popularity, there are still many misconceptions surrounding this highly sought-after procedure. 

 

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Best Types of Clinic Spaces for Aesthetic Laser Businesses

Choosing the right clinic space for your new aesthetic laser business can be a huge determining factor for your business' success. Starting a business requires a lot of work and countless decisions. You have to research which laser to purchase, which staff members to hire, how to price your treatments, and more. With so many decisions at your fingertips, it's easy to overlook things like building type and location which can hurt you in the long run. Here, we've outlined the best clinic options for opening your aesthetic laser business!  

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NEW WEBINAR: Dr. Sheila Barbarino Shares her Success Treating Scars and Striae with the DermaBlate Erbium:YAG Laser!

Astanza is thrilled to announce an exclusive new webinar featuring Dr. Sheila Barbarino and her research on effectively treating scars and striae with the DermaBlate Erbium:YAG laser!   

Dr. Barbarino will join us LIVE on August 27, 2020, at 1:00 pm CST. This webinar is free to view, and all registrants will receive a recording of the webinar after the lives-stream. Click here to register now!

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