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

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?

How do I know when the right time is to consider injectable products such as Botox, Dysport, Juvederm and or Restylane? Injectable products 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 defined as the “ideal time”.  The aging process is complex and … 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

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

Scar therapy options for patients in the Dallas, TX, area.

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?

Fuel your body by eating healthy. Try the adaptive method.

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