Anyone in the cosmetics industry is likely to agree that aesthetic lasers are good for business. The state-of-the-art devices can perform specialized skincare treatments that give results that are better than any cream or lotion can possibly live up to. However, not every business owner understands that used aesthetic lasers can be even better than new ones for a variety of reasons.
Most Cosmetics Business Owners Can Afford Them
The first reason to buy a used aesthetic laser, as opposed to a new one, is that they are much more affordable. If you are like many business owners in the cosmetics industry, or any other industry, you want to stretch every dollar and make it last. You probably can't imagine spending $100,000 on one machine. Yet, that is probably the least you would spend if you bought such a machine brand new.
Thanks to the internet, the whole country, and even the world, is connected. That means that medical equipment resellers have to compete by offering competitive prices on their websites, especially on used equipment. As a result of that competition, you might be able to get a used machine for a fraction of what a new one would cost you.
Making the Most of Your Money
When you own a business, making the most of your money is absolutely vital. The fact that used machines cost so much less than new ones can help you with that in two major ways. The first is that, even if you have enough money for a new device, you can purchase a used one and use the money you saved for other purposes. You can put that saved money toward expanding your business in other ways, advertising the new laser treatments you are offering, or maintaining your business in other ways.
The second way that purchasing a used device can help you make the most of your money is that you'll get the money you spent on the device back quickly. The money you make on each laser procedure will quickly add up. Before long the machine will be making a profit for you. That profit can then be saved to reinvest in other upgrades for your business.
Used Machines Are Just Used, Not Totally Obsolete
It's important to note that used machines are not obsolete at all, at least not if they're under four or five years old. There won't be much difference between them and machines that were manufactured more recently. So, they are still perfectly good.
In fact, many used machines are only traded in because business owners pass away or businesses close for other reasons, not because the machines themselves malfunctioned. Some are also acquired through repossession or other means. Whatever the case is, those that legitimately resell them always check them over carefully and offer guarantees.
Of course, not all companies operate legitimately. Some of them are operated by scammers. So, you will have to search very carefully for a reputable reseller. However, once you find one the reasons why used devices are so good for your business will become even more clear.