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

Category Archives: Facelift

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

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

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

Zooming In: Outside of the Mask

Zooming in outside the mask

Given the major changes we have experienced in our lives since March, we have all had to adapt in many different ways both professionally and personally.  It seems like we have two faces to present to the world these days.  We have our online or virtual face, largely seen at home with our family, and online for virtual meetings and … Read More

Q and A with Dr. Kenkel: Discussions I Have With My Patients Every Day

Q & A with Dr. Kenkel

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

Managing Pain After Surgery: Introducing a Rapid Recovery Program

Managing pain after surgery

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

Men’s vs. Women’s Facelift: What’s the Difference?

Masculine versus feminine facelift

Men and women look and age differently, so rejuvenation SHOULD be gender specific! When you come in for total facial rejuvenation or a facelift at my Dallas practice, it is very important to sit in front of a mirror and carefully analyze your face. This helps us determine how you have aged and what we can do to help turn … Read More

Facelift Revisited: Is it Safe to Have Another Facelift?

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

Facelift improvement areas of the face

Looking “overdone” or “fake” is a common concern for many considering a facelift plastic surgery in Dallas. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Kenkel specializes in creating natural-looking results for the men and women he treats, using his surgical experience and expertise to help his patients turn back the clock and look like younger versions of themselves. In this blog post, … Read More

Does a Facelift Include My Eyes and Neck?

Dr. Kenkel with patient

For plastic surgery patients considering a facelift here in Dallas, the question of which areas of the face the surgery will improve is a common one. Along with sagging skin in the lower face, many men and women also experience laxity or banding in the neck and droopiness in the eyes. Can a facelift correct all of these concerns? Board-certified … Read More