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: Facial Rejuvenation

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

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

All about Lasers! 6 Devices You Should Know About, and Here’s Why:

"Better with Lasers" Graphic

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