Q and A with Dr. Kenkel: 3 Patient Questions Answered! It is a treat to write about pertinent topics monthly for our blog. Many of the topics we use for our blog are actually stimulated by discussions I have with my patients every day. We thought it might be fun to take 3 questions I received from patients this week … Read More
Category Archives: Breast Augmentation
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
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 in Dallas and Frisco, TX, but 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 … Read More
Question: I have had my last child and am ready for a “Mommy Makeover.” What is it and when will I know I am ready? Dr. Kenkel answers: A mommy makeover here in Dallas typically involves performing procedures to enhance the breast shape, restore breast volume, and improve the contour of the abdomen and hips. The procedure can vary from patient … Read More
Breast augmentation is used to enhance the size of a patient’s breast. It may give the illusion that the breast has been lifted to a very small degree but will not replace the need for a lift in a patient that requires one. Everything has a lifespan, especially man made devices. The implant companies put the risk of implant rupture … Read More
Dr. Kenkel, I am considering a breast augmentation and want to be bikini ready for summer. What is the recovery time and will I be able to hit the beach by summertime?
Recovery following breast augmentation does not require a significant amount of downtime. You will experience some discomfort and/or soreness during the first week after the procedure. Some patients require a pain pill or two the first day but most do fine with ibuprofen or tylenol. During the first 2 weeks we do not allow you to get your heart rate … Read More