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

Dr. Kenkel Answers Patient Questions- ALL ABOUT THE FACE!

questions answered: all about the face

Patient Question: I am contemplating having facial rejuvenation surgery.  What are the differences between a “mini-facelift”, a “lower facelift or neck lift”, and a “full facelift”?   Dr. Kenkel answers:  One of the many things that can be challenging for a patient exploring plastic surgery is understanding what the various names of the procedures mean.  Additionally, they are all not used … Read More

maintenance treatments featuring TWO NEW DEVICES!

2 new devices

Maintenance – to keep in an existing state (as of repair, efficiency or validity): preserve from failure or decline.  Merrian-Webster Not many things in the world do not benefit from a little maintenance.  Include all of us, in that category.  Medically, there are simple and more complex options to preserve ourselves.  In some cases that may even mean surgery.  When … Read More

FACELIFT RECOVERY: the first two weeks

recovery after a facelift: the first two weeks

There is something about committing to having your face operated on that may create anxiety and concern regarding a number of things.  The unknown is unsettling!  It can be exciting and nerve-racking at the same time when planning for your surgery, and what happens afterwards. We will review what the first two weeks are like following a facelift.  It will … Read More

TRENDING: 4 office based procedures for men

trending: 4 office based procedures for men

In the past decade, men have turned to plastic surgical procedures more than ever.  We have seen a similar change in the percentage of men seeking cosmetic procedures in our practice.  In my practice a decade ago, men occupied less than 5% of the patients I treated.  Today, it is closer to 15%.  One-third of the patients that visit my … Read More

zoom-phobias? 5 things I notice about myself online

I wish I could tell you that the number of hours I spend on zoom/teams has improved this summer, but I cannot.  As most of us know, there has never been so much personal face time as we all have today.  Prior to March of 2020, I looked in the mirror about once a day and that was it.  Sure, … Read More

realistic recovery times? what to expect after facial surgery

realistic recovery times- what to expect after facial surgery

We are seeing an increasing number of patients contemplating having plastic surgical procedures in 2021.  It is hard to know precisely why we are seeing this trend. My patients have suggested two reasons: Working from home allows them to take less time off from work letting them be productive with work but still be at home recovering. After a certain … Read More

Taking the Mask Off? 5 Things to Consider

Taking the Mask Off_ 5 Things to Consider

We know it is coming, we just don’t know when.  With everyone eligible to get the vaccine in Texas, we are all longing and hopeful that a time will come when we can be around others without our masks.  Whether you are preparing for a time in the future, liberated from your mask or simply trying to determine how to … Read More

considering neck lipo? natural results that WOW!

neck lipo natural results that WOW

Call it what you want: double chin, waddle, turkey neck…… We all know what you mean.  Fullness underneath our chin is far from desirable and has never been put in the limelight as it has more recently, originally with “selfies” and lately through online and virtual calls. We learned to diminish its impact by taking selfies from “above”.  This concept, … Read More

beep beep! all about BMers

Dr. Kenkel with his BMWs

Like most young boys in the late 60’s and 70’s I was fascinated with cars. I have vivid memories of playing with my Matchbox and Hot Wheels cars most days growing up.  As I entered my teenage years, my interest morphed from toy cars to the real thing.  One of my best friends growing up lived across the street and … Read More

Face Forward: 3 Areas Men Focus On

Face forward: 3 areas men focus on

We are seeing more men interested in facelift surgery and nonsurgical options at our Dallas practice than ever before. In many ways, the pandemic has opened up the opportunity for many patients who could not “afford” the downtime in the past. Being away from work for 2 to 3 weeks was not an option for many. That has all changed, … Read More