Tighten Up Your Facial Skin Without Surgery

Sure facelifts have been around for over one hundred years, but many people want to avoid the invasiveness and recovery required with a facelift. For those patients, Dr. Kearney has added FaceTite, an advanced contouring and skin tightening system that provides surgical-type results without the surgery. FaceTite tightens the skin on the face and neck. […]

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How Well Do You Know Your Injectables?

At Dr. Kearney’s we work with a bunch of different injectables. People can lump them all together thinking they’re all “kind of like Botox.” In reality, there are two types of injectables, dermal fillers, and neuromodulators. And, while their end goals may be similar, they go about their business in completely different ways. Since Dr. […]

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Cool Off This Summer With CoolSculpting

While the marine layer can sometimes provide far too much cooling during our summer months here in San Diego, there’s another cooling sensation that isn’t weather related. It’s CoolSculpting, and Dr. Kearney’s been providing this non-invasive fat freezing treatment almost since it debuted in 2010. Maybe you should greet this summer by chilling some of […]

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TCA Peeling Away Your Sun Damage

Living in beautiful, sunny San Diego, we all have sun damage. Well, maybe not that odd neighbor who you suspect of being a vampire, but the rest of us for sure! Dr. Kearney uses trichloracetic acid to peel away some this sun damaged skin, along with fine lines and wrinkles, and brown spots. While using […]

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Filling in Your Hair Without the Scar

If you’ve been losing your hair, you’ve probably been doing some research into ways to halt the process and regrow hair. You’ve probably checked into transplants. If so, you’ve no doubt seen the large scar at the back of the scalp that accompanies a typical hair transplant procedure. Dr. Kearney doesn’t believe in that form […]

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Belotero Balance for Deeper Lines

If you’re a regular to Dr. Kearney’s site and this blog, chances are you’re well versed in the products and procedures involved in the aesthetic industry. And if you know about dermal fillers, you’ve heard of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in humans and other animals whose job is to hydrate […]

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Study Shows Misunderstanding of Difference Between Plastic Surgeons and Cosmetic Surgeons

Misinformation seems to be the in thing these days. From websites propagating false news stories to politicians who have no problem telling outright lies, the line that existed with lying seems to have unfortunately been crossed. The aesthetic world is not immune. In this industry, you may see advertisements for doctors claiming to be “board […]

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What’s the Flapping All About!

We all think of our face when we think of visible signs of aging. But what about that flapping that occurs when you raise your hand above your head. You know, your loose upper arms? Yes, loose skin on the underside of our upper arms is a dead giveaway for aging, and in San Diego […]

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Get Fractional with Your Skin

OK, so you weren’t the biggest fan of fractions back in your days of high school math. That doesn’t mean your skin now isn’t a big fan of fractional treatments, the Fraxel Laser II skin resurfacing treatments, to be exact. Dr. Kearney uses the Fraxel Laser II as a gentle, non-invasive skin rejuvenation method that […]

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