Archive | Liposuction

Liposuction Away Those Pockets of Fat

Our bodies have some leftovers from our prehistoric past. Your tailbone is one of those; wisdom teeth are another. Even our appendix has little use to our modern iteration. Our ability to store fat is really a throwback to caveman days when we weren’t sure exactly when the next meal would be available. Our bodies […]

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A Few Q & A’s About Liposuction

Despite the health warnings, Americans just can’t seem to put down the bag of chips and the Big Gulp. As a result, we are getting heavier and heavier. That explains the popularity of liposuction, even though the procedure is not meant for weight loss. Even people at their ideal weight still have pockets of fat […]

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Liposuction, the Enemy of Fat

Pockets of fat — no matter how much you exercise or how many rice cakes you eat, odds are you have at least a few. It’s just a fact of life that in certain areas such as the lower abdomen, fat can accumulate, and it is very difficult to get rid of. Unless you have […]

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Do You Have Questions About Liposuction?

It’s easy to see why liposuction has become the second-most popular cosmetic procedure in the United States. As the population has collectively put on a few, or more than a few, pounds, these newfound pockets of fat can be stubborn little devils. They don’t respond to exercise, and changes in your diet have little effect. […]

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Fat is Stubborn. Show it the Door Anyway.

Some things are stubborn: a two-year-old flailing about on the floor of Ralph’s because you wouldn’t give him some candy, your boss who thinks his MBA bought him wisdom, and your mother-in-law. And fat is stubborn, particularly in certain spots such as the outer thighs, the lower abdomen, under the chin, even under the upper […]

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Abdominal Liposuction or Tummy Tuck?

If you’re looking to shape and sculpt the abdominal area, both liposuction and tummy tuck surgery will do the job. But how they achieve their results is quite different. Liposuction Liposuction targets excess pockets of fat such as love handles, spare tires, and muffin tops. It has become the most popular cosmetic surgery in the […]

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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!

Sincerely,

Dr. Kearney and staff

858.677.9352

www.kearneymd.com