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
Category Archives: Scar Treatment
Question: Can anything be done to improve my scar? Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: We routinely see patients who inquire about scars they have and if there is anything that can be done to help improve them. In order to determine whether a patient may be a candidate for “scar therapy,” in our Dallas office, there are several questions … Read More
There seems to be an appeal to using lasers for treatment. Are outcomes always better with lasers? Dr. Kenkel Answers: This is a great question and as a patient one has to understand that there is a lot of marketing surrounding the use of lasers for treatments. Physicians and Industry recognize that “laser” is a buzz word and is perceived … Read More
What can be done to lessen the appearance of old scars? Is there a difference in treatment with skin types?
Once you have a scar, you will always have it. That being said, there are a few things we can do to improve scars. Color is one thing we can change. Scars that are red or pigmented may benefit from treatment with a laser or light device. Scars that are raised may also benefit from these treatments or may require … Read More