Archive | Breast Augmentation

Placing Implants Through the Armpit?

When patients begin to consider having breast augmentation with Dr. Kearney, they think of where their incisions will be. Most people assume the incisions needed to insert the implants are made along the breast crease at the bottom of the breasts, and that is a popular location. One of the drawbacks to having implants placed […]

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Deciding on the Incision Site for Breast Augmentation

As we’ve covered in past blogs, if you’re considering breast augmentation with Dr. Kearney, you’ll have lots of research to do and lots of decisions to make. Choosing where Dr. Kearney will make the incisions to insert your implants is a very important decision. To help you, here are the four incision choices with some […]

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions About Your Augmentation

For a woman, her breasts are central to her body image and often can affect overall self-confidence. If she’s always felt that her breasts were either out of proportion with the rest of her figure or asymmetrical, it can be discouraging being reminded every morning when getting dressed. Every woman deserves to love her body, […]

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Want a New Shape for 2019?

In 2017, over 300,000 American women opted to augment their breasts. That makes breast augmentation the country’s most popular cosmetic surgery. And those numbers have been increasing every year. The same is true with Dr. Kearney’s patients. Our Southern California patients have been very happy with this procedure and feel that it has really changed […]

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Some Breast Augmentation Questions and Answers

Breast augmentation is a big decision and it will surely change your self-image and your life. Beyond the decisions such as saline versus silicone and over or under the pectoral muscle for implant placement, our patients have other questions when they’re considering this procedure. How long will my implants last? As with any manufactured product, […]

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Breast Augmentation Decisions

The decision to have breast augmentation is a big one involving lots of research and deliberation. The decision isn’t one to be made casually, and it needs to be made for the woman alone, not for a partner or spouse. But for women who have felt their breast size or shape was disproportionate or unsatisfying, […]

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Is Breast Augmentation Right for You?

Women who consider breast augmentation may be concerned about: Size Shape Symmetry Position It may be that you think a larger bust would be more in proportion with the rest of your body. It may also be that recent life changes have caused changes in your breasts. Weight loss can result in breast changes, because […]

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Breast Reconstruction

There are so many changes that a woman experiences in her life that can impact both the size and fullness of her breasts. For many women, this plays a big role in their confidence. Who Can Benefit from Breast Augmentation Following a dramatic weight loss, it’s common to find that your breasts feel empty and […]

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3 Things to Consider When Getting Breast Augmentation

Why Do You Want Breast Enhancement Surgery? There are so many reasons why women want to undergo breast augmentation surgery. Some common reasons are that you feel your breasts are too small or because you’ve experienced a decrease in volume after breast feeding. Many people cite symmetry and proportion as other reasons to choose breast augmentation. […]

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Our office is now open!

Your health (and ours) is our highest priority so we are making a few changes to our reopening so that you can feel safe and confident coming in to see us. We are of course following all federal and local guidelines such as wearing masks and conducting phone screenings prior to your appointment but we are also implementing the following:

      Increasing the frequency of cleaning and sterilization to not only include exam rooms but also the waiting room, restroom, all doors, counters, etc.

      Offering multiple hand sanitizer locations throughout the office

      Reducing the number of appointments per day as well as our office hours, to limit the number of people in the office, including staff members

      Minimizing patient overlap to allow for proper social distancing

      Testing all surgery patients for COVID-19 at their pre-operative appointments

      Asking patients to leave family members or friends at home, unless they are coming with their primary caregiver. Please leave children at home as well


How can you help?

      Come alone to your appointment, unless you need your primary caregiver with you

      Please wear a mask or face covering to your visit and keep it on unless you are asked by Dr. Kearney or an RN to remove it

      Postpone your visit if you have traveled by air or experienced symptoms in the last 14 days

      Use a pen from the holder marked “clean” and put it in the one marked “used” when you’re done

      Use the hand sanitizers in our office

      In the rare case there is someone at the front desk when you come in please take a seat until we call you and maintain proper distance throughout your visit

      Take advantage of our virtual consultations or follow up appointments if it makes you feel more comfortable

Please bear with us as we work to return to our new “normal” and feel free to call or email with any questions. We look forward to seeing you again soon!


Dr. Kearney and staff