We've all been victims of the ol' bait and switch at one time or another. Maybe you saw an advertisement for a great price on the car you'd been looking to purchase only to find out when you got to the dealership that there was only one car at that price (which had already been sold), and all the others were at priced much higher. Or the price advertised was for a base model. If you wanted power windows, locks, and a CD player, you'd wind up paying the price that every other dealership is asking.
Many eye surgery clinics, hurt by low demand during the economic downturn, also offer prices that seem too good to be true. As with the car you covet, they probably are. Read more