LASER is an acronym that stands for Light Amplification by Stimulation of Emission of Radiation. WHAT? It is a term that describes a certain wavelength of light that can be focused to target specific things in our body. In many cases, people use the term to describe any device in the office that treats the skin. What trouble spots … Read More
Category Archives: Coolsculpting
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
CoolSculpting vs. liposuction— Doctor Kenkel, I have been working out and can’t seem to lose the last 5-10lbs around my tummy. Am I a good candidate for CoolSculpting or should I try liposuction? What do you think?
Both cool sculpting and liposuction address unwanted fat in appropriately selected patients. A patient who has localized fat or stubborn fat with good overlying skin tone would be a candidate for both. Liposuction is an operative procedure that will get you to your desired contour change with one procedure (which is appealing to some). It will require about 2 weeks … Read More