Jeffrey Kenkel, MD, FACS
1801 Inwood Road
5th Floor
Dallas, TX 75390
(214) 645-3112
Specializing in Cosmetic Surgery
of the Face, Breast & Body
(214) 645-3112 Dallas, Texas

Dr. Jeffrey M. Kenkel's Blog

9 Things to Know About Breast Reduction Surgery

WHAT IS A BREAST REDUCTION?  HERE ARE 9 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY Breast reduction (or reduction mammoplasty) is a day surgical procedure designed to improve and/or eliminate symptoms related to large breasts. Both can contribute to the symptoms many women complain about who have large breasts. 1) What Causes Large Breasts? Breast enlargement can occur for a … Read More

Managing Pain After Surgery: Introducing a Rapid Recovery Program

Why Controlling Your Discomfort Following Surgery is Important, and How We Do It We are all aware of the current state of the opioid crisis. That being said, surgery produces discomfort as part of the recovery process and it must be controlled in some manner.  We use a Rapid Recovery Program for our patients which focuses on our patient’s pain … Read More

All About Eyes: Younger and Refreshed Eyes Can be Achieved!

Question: I feel like my eyes make me look older and more tired.  Is eyelid surgery the right thing for me to change this? Answer: As I tell my Dallas patients, the aging process affects us all differently.  That being said, it is very common for our patients to describe the changes around the eyes as some of the first … Read More

All about Lasers! 6 Devices You Should Know About, and Here’s Why:

"Better with Lasers" Graphic

LASER is an acronym that stands for Light Amplification by Stimulation of Emission of Radiation.   WHAT?  It is a term that describes a certain wavelength of light that can be focused to target specific things in our body.  In many cases, people use the term to describe any device in the office that treats the skin.  What trouble spots … Read More

5 Reasons to Consider a Surgical Neck Lift VS. Tightening Procedures

5 Reasons to Consider a Surgical Neck Lift Over Office-Based Tightening Procedures In years past, seeing a plastic surgeon for facial rejuvenation often required a commitment to full facial surgery and an extensive recovery. Today, our goals and ability to recover are different. Many plastic surgery patients considering a neck lift procedure here in Dallas, TX are more comfortable with … Read More

Men’s vs. Women’s Facelift: What’s the Difference?

Men and Women Look and Age Differently: Rejuvenation SHOULD be Gender Specific! Many things factor into how each of us age: Sun exposure – Your degree of exposure to the elements and how well you protect your skin definitely plays a role into how your skin will change and respond to the wind and sun. In general, our skin thins … Read More

Ready for the New Year? 5 Things You Can do for Your Skin NOW!

5 Things to Get Your Skin Ready for the New Year As we prepare to enter a new year (hello 2019!), we all consider and “entertain” resolutions to make this year and us better than last year. It is so easy to articulate resolutions, but very hard to embrace them and make them part of our new habits.  Here are … Read More

Fall into Healthier Habits: 5 Things You Can Do After Summer

Tips for getting and maintaining healthy skin after summer!

Fall into Healthier Habits: 5 Things You Can Do After Summer Skin care – get back to your care regimen Hydrate and revive neglected areas – chest, hands, and feet Treatment – SkinPen®, IPL, mild peel Boost nutrition with healthy, seasonal foods Begin a “Fall Fitness” challenge We all love the summer! The outdoors, fun activities, water sports, tee shirts, … Read More

When is the “Right Time” to Consider Injectable Products?

Here’s a question we often receive from plastic surgery patients here in Dallas: “How do I know when the right time is to consider injectable products?” Injectable products such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVEDERM® are safe and effective office-based procedures that can help reverse the signs of aging with minimal downtime.  As with any procedure, there is no specific age … Read More

Facelift Revisited: Is it Safe to Have Another Facelift?

Facelift Revisited: “Is it Safe to Have Another Facelift?” Dr. Kenkel Answers: Depending on the patient type and their presentation, a High SMAS facelift  should last a patient a good 8-10 years +. We routinely see patients who have a history of a prior facelift. It could have been 20, 10 or even 1 year ago. There are many reasons … Read More