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: Neck Lift

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

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

5 Reasons to Consider a Surgical Neck Lift vs. Tightening Procedures

Neck lift vs skin tightening

In years past, seeing a plastic surgeon for facial rejuvenation often required a commitment to full facial surgery and an extensive recovery. Today, our goals and ability to recover are different. Many plastic surgery patients considering a neck lift here in Dallas and Frisco, TX, are more comfortable with localized and focal changes and less dramatic and noticeable transformations. This … 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

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

Loose Skin Around the Neck and Face: Your Options

Patients often ask what they can do about loose skin on their necks. Although the concern is not new, it’s certainly being highlighted, especially in the age of selfies. One of the reasons selfies always look worse is because we are looking downward in many of those pictures, and regardless of our age we may notice some loose skin! Treatments vary … Read More