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Skin Care in San Diego & La Jolla

We carry several skin care lines to address pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, and overall skin health, which include Zo Skin Health, Topix, and Elta MD. In addition we carry a large assortment of vitamins and supplements to help maintain your overall health and well-being..Please call for pricing. Already know which products you want? Give us a call or send us an email and we’d be happy to take your order and ship it to your house.


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Video: Dr. Kearney Discusses Skin Care

San Diego cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Kearney, discusses skincare options at his La Jolla cosmetic surgery practice.

TCA Peel

Dr. Kearney performs the peel under light sedation and you may go home the same day. Light activity is recommended for the first couple of days and most patients are finished peeling within seven to eight days. Your skin will be pink for a few weeks following the procedure and this can be easily covered with makeup.

You may be a candidate for a TCA chemical peel if you have sun damaged skin; fine wrinkles and lines; or brown spots and skin discoloration. READ MORE INFO »

Croton Oil Peel

You may be a candidate for a Croton Oil peel if you have deep lines or wrinkling around your eyes and mouth, skin discoloration or superficial acne scarring and wish to have more youthful appearing skin. There is significant tightening of the skin with a Croton Oil peel.

The Procedure
Dr. Kearney usually performs Croton Oil peels in conjunction with other cosmetic surgery procedures under general anesthesia. Sometimes this procedure can be performed under a lighter sedation.

Recovery & Follow-Up
Most patients return to work 7-10 days following the procedure and can cover red or pink areas with makeup. The skin will be red to pink for few months following the procedure and this can be easily covered up with makeup. READ MORE INFO »

Fraxel Laser II

Fraxel Laser II resurfacing is a gentle, non-invasive skin rejuvenation laser that helps you rediscover the skin of your youth and offers rapid healing time. You may be a candidate for the Fraxel Laser if you have brown spots, melasma, fine lines and wrinkles or acne scarring. The Fraxel helps tighten your skin and reduce pore size!

The Procedure
Patients usually require 3-4 sessions spaced 2-4 weeks apart, depending on your skin condition and schedule. Since the Fraxel only treats 20-30% of your skin at a time, downtime is minimal. Most patients experience some pinkness and minimal swelling which usually subsides in 2-3 days.

Recovery & Follow-Up
A topical anesthetic is applied 60 minutes prior to treatment to reduce discomfort and each treatment takes about 30 minutes to complete. Many patients are able to return to routine activities following their treatment. Results are immediate and progressive and most patients see optimal results in 2-3 months. READ MORE INFO »

To learn more about our many skin care options such as a Croton Oil peel or the Fraxel Laser, please contact us at (858) 677-9352 or fill out our online form.

After careful consideration and at the request of our state, and concern for the health and safety of our patients, we are cancelling all non-essential appointments and surgical procedures starting on 3-20-20. Please take note below of the ways that we are available to you over the next couple of weeks:

  • Appointments:Dr. Kearney will still be seeing a small number of post operative appointments over the next couple of weeks as well as any patients that require immediate attention or medical care, by appointment only. We are calling and emailing all patients who currently have appointments scheduled in the next 2 weeks to notify them and reschedule
  • Phone: We will be working remotely and able to answer questions as well as schedule future appointments and surgeries by calling our main number: 858.677.9352. Please note, however, that we will have reduced hours over the next couple of weeks so be sure to call during these times: M-F 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you have an urgent matter outside of these hours and need to speak to Dr. Kearney please call 619-270-4935.
  • Answering machine: Please do NOT leave important messages on the after hours greeting during the next 2 weeks as they may not be checked in a timely manner. Instead, we ask you to call or email during the above hours and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
  • Email: We will have access to email and our patient scheduling system and will be available to check and respond to emails M-F from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you reach us outside of these hours please allow 24-48 hours for a response. You can continue to email the patient coordinator you’ve been in contact with or simply use [email protected]
  • Virtual consultations: Can’t come in for an appointment right now? No problem! Dr. Kearney is able to offer phone consultations during the next couple of weeks. Simply email us at [email protected] or call 858-677-9352 during the above hours and we will let you know the simple steps to take.

We apologize for any inconvenience the above changes may cause and are hoping things return to “normal” as soon as possible. Please stay safe and healthy and let’s all try to remain as positive as possible during this time of uncertainty.

We appreciate all of you and look forward to seeing you again very soon!


Dr. Kearney and staff