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

Face the Facts: Improving Facial Appearance with a Natural Look

Question: I am afraid to consider a facelift. I do not want to look fake or strange. Will I?  Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: This is a common concern for many of our patients considering a facelift at our Dallas plastic surgery center. The last thing we would want to do is make anyone look unnatural or not like … Read More

Turn Back the Clock: Find Answers to Achieve Younger Arms!

Question: What can be done about the appearance of my aging arms? Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: Like everything else on planet Earth, the arms are affected by gravity. With time, our skin loses its elasticity, and we start to see sagging of the arms, most commonly on the undersurface of the upper arm. While time always works against us, … Read More

Scar Reduction: Our Most Reliable Options

Question: Can anything be done to improve my scar?  Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: We routinely see patients 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,” in our Dallas office, there are several questions … Read More

Tummy Tuck After Pregnancy: What’s Best for You?

Question: I am a little nervous about having a tummy tuck. Is this something I really need after having kids? Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) in my Dallas office is a very common procedure to help reverse some of the body undergoes following pregnancy. Here are 5 things to remember when considering a tummy tuck procedure: #1. A … Read More

Losing the Last 5-10 lbs of Stubborn Fat — What Are the Options?

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

Question: How do I know if I need liposuction or a tummy tuck, or both?  Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: This is a great question and one we frequently answer when we see patients for evaluation.  There are 4 things that can give you fullness in the abdominal / tummy area: #1 — FAT – Fat can be … Read More

Attention Men: Improve Your Skin’s Appearance in 5 Simple Steps!

Question: Are there simple things that men can do to improve their appearance without downtime? Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: Today we have many options to help men 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 … Read More

Saggy, Loose Skin After Weight Loss: How Can I Get Rid of It?

Question: I have lost a lot of weight and have saggy loose skin now. What can I do to get rid of it? Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: If needed, weight loss can really change a person physically and mentally. Many patients are much healthier following weight loss. One of the things patients often tell me is, “ I … Read More

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

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