5 Things to Get Your Skin Ready for the New Year As we prepare to enter a new year (hello 2019!), we all consider and “entertain” resolutions to make this year and us better than last year. It is so easy to articulate resolutions, but very hard to embrace them and make them part of our new habits. Here are … Read More
Category Archives: Skincare
Fall into Healthier Habits: 5 Things You Can Do After Summer Skin care – get back to your care regimen Hydrate and revive neglected areas – chest, hands, and feet Treatment – SkinPen®, IPL, mild peel Boost nutrition with healthy, seasonal foods Begin a “Fall Fitness” challenge We all love the summer! The outdoors, fun activities, water sports, tee shirts, … 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
Question: Are there simple things that men can do to improve their appearance without downtime? Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: Today we have many options to help men look and feel better without having a prolonged downtime. Here are my top 5 things for you to consider: #1 –Sunblock – It sounds so simple, but many people do not … Read More
Question: Can BOTOX, botulinum toxin, be used for anything other than wrinkles? Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: It is important to remember that botulinum toxin treats what we call “dynamic” wrinkles or lines that form from the activity of the underlying muscles. BOTOX does not treat static lines or lines from repetitive use of those muscles or from sun … Read More
Question: I feel like my lower eyelids make me tired. What can I do about that look? Answer: This is not an uncommon complaint by both men and women. There are several things that may come into consideration based on our analysis of the lower lid. We will first look at the skin and determine whether there is extra skin … Read More
Question: “I feel like my skin looks tired. What can I do to make it look better?” Answer: Many of my Dallas patients come in looking for a quick fix with a laser treatment to help their skin. While that may improve things more acutely, a commitment to skin care will allow one to maintain results from treatment and in … Read More
Question: I feel like my skin looks tired. What can I do to make it look better ? Answer: Many patients come in looking for a quick fix with a laser treatment to help their skin. While that may improve things more acutely, a commitment to skin care will allow one to maintain results from treatment and in some cases may be … Read More
My skin seems to droop and I have lost volume and contour in my face. I feel like I look tired all the time! What can be done to bring back a more youthful look?
Aging effects us in many ways. Superficially our skin can become pigmented and develops lines. As we age we lose volume in our face which decreases our facial contours and may result in further sagging. As the first two occur we can get loss of elasticity and deflation which causes our skin to sag. Looking tired may be due to … Read More
Dr. Kenkel, My skin is sun-damaged and wrinkled around my eyes and mouth. What can I do to look more youthful?
The elements definitely take a toll on our skin but we can fight it! First and foremost daily sunblock must be used 12 months out of the year! One can get sun and uv exposure even when it is overcast. As a general rule most patients should be on the following at a minmum: 1. Sunblock 2. Good daily cleanser … Read More