New York Times: Having a Little Work Done (At the Mall)


In the New York Times Business section on Sunday, January 13, Janet Morrissey reported on the trend of retail medical spas. Speaking to Sleek MedSpa owner Andrew Rudnick, Ms. Morrissey reveals a side of the medical spa marketplace currently soaring thanks to the media and common acceptance of treatments such as Botox and laser hair removal.

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More about Sleek MedSpas Other doctors featured in this article include New York ophthalmologist and oculofacial plastic surgeon Dr. Bruce K. Moskowitz, who opened a medspa in his office to meet growing demand for Botox and fillers, and Dr. Paul Wigoda, the medical director of two Sleek MedSpas in Florida and MeDaySpa in Miami Beach.

From a business standpoint, medical spas stand to do very well in the upcoming years. Sleek MedSpas expects to open 40 more locations in 25 cities. Hannelore Leavy, founder and executive director of the International Medical Spa Association, estimates that there are 2,000 to 2,500 medspas nationwide, up from just 25 in 2002.