The New York Times - Dr. Eric S. Schweiger: "A New Take On The Avon Lady"
Events are often held to educate patients about skin health.
The ticket price often includes wine, cheese, raffle tickets and various skin products. ric S. Schweiger, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai Hospital, said he has not held such events, but sees no harm in them. "Many doctors charge $150 to $200 for consultations," Schweiger said. "This is more acceptable and affordable." For some consumers, Dr. Schweiger added, an "education night" may relieve confusion. "People ask, 'Do I need a dermatologist or Sephora? Nights like these let you go to both." Learn more