FAQs

We are more than happy to answer any questions that you may have, before, during, and / or after your visit to our clinic.

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How much time should I take off of work after having a cosmetic procedure? How much time should I take off of work after having a cosmetic procedure?

You will likely need to take 1 to 4 weeks off of work depending on your surgical procedures and your type of work.You will likely need to take 1 to 4 weeks off of work depending on your surgical procedures and your type of work.


How long will my surgery take?How long will my surgery take?

Surgery time usually ranges from 1 hour to 5 hours depending on your procedure(s)Surgery time usually ranges from 1 hour to 5 hours depending on your procedure(s).


How soon can I start back to my aerobic class after surgery?How soon can I start back to my aerobic class after surgery?

You may usually go back to aerobics in about 4 to 6 weeks, once Dr. Kierney has authorized you for this activity.You may usually go back to aerobics in about 4 to 6 weeks, once Dr. Kierney has authorized you for this activity.


How many surgeries does Dr. Kierney perform in a year?How many surgeries does Dr. Kierney perform in a year?

This varies, but around 1500. They each specializes in full body cosmetic surgery.This varies, but around 1500. Dr. Kierney specializes in full body cosmetic surgery.


Will there be scars?Will there be scars?

Incisions are made to blend in with natural body lines.Incisions are made to blend in with natural body lines.


Is there much discomfort?Is there much discomfort?

Dr. Kierney prescribes medication to keep you comfortable during your recovery period. Dr. Kierney prescribes medication to keep you comfortable during your recovery period.


How soon can I bathe?How soon can I bathe?

Depending on your procedure, you can usually begin to bathe or shower anywhere from 1 day to 1 week following surgery.Depending on your procedure, you can usually begin to bathe or shower anywhere from 1 day to 1 week following surgery.


How will I look after surgery? Will I look better?How will I look after surgery? Will I look better?

Dr. Kierney works with each patient to meet his/her realistic expectations and goals. This will be discussed fully at your complimentary consultation.Dr. Kierney works with each patient to meet his/her realistic expectations and goals. This will be discussed fully at your complimentary consultation.