CDC Differences B/N the Flu and Covid-19 Upper & Lower Eyelidplasty $4995, Save over $800! Liposuction 20% off Continues! CoolSculpting $300 Gift Card for $150 Custom D*O*S*E, Personalized Correction for YOUR Skin
Mused after hiking since the weather was as autumn is intended. A little exercise, a lot of mind clearing and even more enjoyment of nature. Hope you had the opportunity too!
Due to the popularity, we will continue liposuction 20% off the surgeon’s fee. Improve contours, address all areas at one time, and recuperate over the weekend.
Coolsculpting: Get a $300 gift card for $150. Go to www.coolsculpting.allerganaestheticsgiftcard.com for details. (This morning they were out but there is a possibility they were going to make more. Worth checking.)
Call Joni for a complimentary consult. 513-793-5772.
Bags under eyes? Others telling you that you look tired? Upper and Lower Eyelidplasty is now $4995 (normally $5825). Discounts even if you only need upper OR lower eyelid improvement.
BOTOX/FILLER DISCOUNTS UNTIL JANUARY 2021.
To accommodate you as safely as possible we will continue to offer Botox at $13/unit ($195 per syringe) and Fillers 10% off our normal rate. Dr. McKenna does the injections himself! So you get 30 years’ experience and over 50,000 syringes of Botox injected.
FURTHER, currently save $75 on Juvederm and $50 on Botox. This is from Allergan and Brillant Distinctions so please read their terms and conditions.
$75 Juvederm rebate link: https://savings.brilliantdistinctionsprogram.com/juvederm-it-75/
$50 Botox rebate link: www.OwnYourLook.com/50-off/
**Two other important factors: We do our surgeries HERE at our accredited surgery center and not at a hospital and patients who have had prior surgeries with us get a discount.
The CDC’s Differences between the Flu/Colds and Covid-19
Both are viral respiratory illnesses and at times can be difficult to distinguish. There are some differences to recognize. This helps in deciding when and where to seek treatment.
Signs and Symptoms:
Similar: Fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, sore throat, runny nose, muscle aches, headache.
Differences: Covid fever usually stronger and causing chills. Sneezing and stuffy nose more associated with colds. The wet cough usually is with a cold or flu, dry more likely with Covid. Shortness of breath, pneumonia and fever progression is associated with Covid.
How Long after Exposure:
The timing is usually different too. Those with the flu tend to show symptoms 1-4 days after exposure. Covid is around day 5-7 but can be as long as 14 days after exposure.
This also means that there is a difference in how long someone can spread the virus. Since with Covid you may be contagious for a much longer time before experiencing symptoms the possibilities of spreading it are greater.
(Did You Know? The flu shot will help reduce the possibility of getting the flu or lessen the duration and severity. This may also help in diagnosing whether you have the flu or Covid-19. But the shot will not affect your getting Covid.)
How it is spread?
Both are person to person, usually close contact and from droplets expressed from a cough, sneeze or talking. It may be possible through human contact or by touching a surface too.
Covid is more contagious among certain populations and age groups which can lead to superspreading events.
People at High Risk:
With both, older patients, those with underlying medical conditions and pregnant women are factors. The risks of complications for healthy children is higher for flu compared with Covid. However, children with medical problems are at increased risk for BOTH!
Both include: pneumonia, respiratory failure, fluid in lungs, infection, cardiac injury, multi-organ failure, worsening of chronic medical conditions, and secondary bacterial infections. Covid can also lead to blood clots and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children.
Obviously, those with a high risk of complications should be treated immediately. For those with the flu, influenza antiviral drugs are helpful. For Covid-19 patients, remdesivir is an antiviral agent that is still being explored. Mostly, it’s treating the symptoms.
LA DOLCE VITA, JOIE DE VIVRE:
The place I went to over the weekend gave tours of their zoo allowing close-ups of the animals especially the large cats. Mostly they acted like the domesticated ones. They are taught to talk, sit, lay down and stand. Just don’t pet the kitty.
“Everyone was GREAT!! Excellent set up/staff. Dr. McKenna is wonderful!!”A.L.
SKIN CARE SPECIAL:
New Neck Repair!
Tripeptide-R a high performance retinol to correct neck aging. $120 and receive a free travel size Triple Lipid Restore (while supplies last).
Mask Breakout? Our skin care specialists can help. Schedule a facial analysis and micropeel for $98. Medical and prescription skin care products do work!
Our DOSE machine mixes a unique formulation of Skinceutical ingredients that are professionally diagnosed to address the specific needs of your skin. The specific product comes after you answer a questionnaire about your skin, goals and needs. Each bottle is $195 and lasts roughly 3 months. Buy now and receive a FREE cleanser!
Peter McKenna, M.D.
McKenna Cosmetic Surgery Center . 10577 Montgomery Road . Cincinnati . OH . 45242
A Cincinnati Magazine “Top Doc” since 1998
Allergan Top 500 Physician
Skinceuticals “Flagship” Practice