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

What can be done to improve my scar?

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Question: Can anything be done to improve my scar?   Dr. Kenkel answers: We see patients routinely who inquire about scars they have and if there is anything that can be done to help improve them.  In order to determine whether a patient may be a candidate for “scar therapy” there are several questions we ask: What is the scar from?  … Read More

Tummy Tuck after Kids? What is best for me?


Question: I am a little nervous about having a tummy tuck.  Is this something I really need after having kids?   Dr. Kenkel breaks it down with these answers: Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) is a very common procedure use very frequently to help reverse some of the body undergoes following pregnancy.  Here is 5 things to remember when considering a tummy … Read More

Trying to lose the last 5-10lbs of stubborn fat? What are the options?

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Working out and diet can’t seem to get rid of the stubborn fat and the last 5-10lbs.  What are the options? Dr. Kenkel Answers: I have learned a lot about nutrition by reading but also listening.  Tyler Nicholson and Kia Wright from Adaptive Nutrition, have really influenced me and allowed me to better understand nutrition.  Tyler once told me to … Read More

Are Outcomes Always Better with Lasers?


There seems to be an appeal to using lasers for treatment. Are outcomes always better with lasers? Dr. Kenkel Answers: This is a great question and as a patient one has to understand that there is a lot of marketing surrounding the use of lasers for treatments.  Physicians and Industry recognize that “laser” is a buzz word and is perceived … Read More

Liposuction, Tummy Tuck, or Both?

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How do I know if I need liposuction or a tummy tuck, or both?  Dr. Kenkel answers: This is a great question and one we frequently answer when we see patients for evaluation.  There are four things that can give you fullness in the abdominal / tummy area: #1 — FAT – fat can be treated a number of different … Read More

Attention Men: Improve Your Appearance with 5 Simple Things!

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Question: Are there simple things that men can do to improve their appearance without downtime? Dr. Kenkel Answers: Today we have many options to help us look and feel better without having a prolonged downtime.  Here are my top 5 things for you to consider: #1 –Sunblock – It sounds so simple but many people do not take the time … Read More

Does anyone use saline breast implants anymore? Why is silicone so popular?

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Question: Does anyone use saline breast implants anymore? Why is silicone so popular? Dr. Kenkel Answers: Saline breast implants are still an option for our patients seeking breast augmentation.  Most of our patients today prefer silicone gel implants for a number of reasons. Most patients feel they are a softer and a more natural feel compared to the saline alternative. … Read More

What options do I have to treat my “man boobs”?

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Question: What options do I have to treat my “man boobs”? Dr. Kenkel answers: Gynecomastia or “an increased size of the male breast” is a common disorder that we see frequently in our practice. Up to 70% of adolescent boys have gynecomastia during puberty. The vast majority of these resolve within 2 years without any treatment. There are many causes … Read More