A plastic surgery doctor told Al- Watan that she expected her clinic to stop working after the rise in dollar exchange influenced the prices of materials used in the clinic from Botox injections and other filling materials, aside from the fact the doctor, influenced by the rise in prices, is obliged to raise the price of other procedures supposed to have relation with the dollar, such as laser and crystal procedures.
But the surprise for the doctor, who preferred not mentioning her name, was that she didn’t lose any of her costumers who responded in a positive way with the rise in the Botox and other filling materials and plastic procedures prices, but some of them changed his habits, instead of a full injection, for example, and eliminating wrinkles for six months, they got satisfied with half a one, which is enough for four months but also enough to hide the symptoms of old age.
The doctor mentioned that the price of Botox reached 30000 S.P after it was 12000 a year ago, she said she had to give a lot of explanations to her costumers who were surprised that she counts depending on the price of the dollar in the day of injection, she had to explain that when she buys new injections, it will be according to the price of dollar, and consequently, if she didn’t deal with the current price of it, she would working with no interest, if not with loss.
The doctor referred that the reason behind the fact that the market of plastic surgery was not influenced by the current crisis is because plastic surgery participates in improving the mood of the depressed, and this is what most people need now, winking that her costumers are not only women, as many men compete with women in their desire to have cosmetology. Revealing that some of her costumers are people in power, whom she never expected cosmetology to be part of their concern.