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

Dr. Jeffrey M. Kenkel's Blog

Are Outcomes Always Better with Lasers?

"Better with Lasers" Graphic

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

Liposuction, Tummy Tuck, or Both?

Woman with Flat Stomach and measuring tape around waist

Question: How do I know if I need liposuction or a tummy tuck, or both?  Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: This is a great question and one we frequently answer when we see patients for evaluation.  There are 4 things that can give you fullness in the abdominal / tummy area: #1 — FAT – Fat can be … Read More

Attention Men: Improve Your Skin’s Appearance in 5 Simple Steps!

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

Saggy, Loose Skin After Weight Loss: How Can I Get Rid of It?

Question: I have lost a lot of weight and have saggy loose skin now. What can I do to get rid of it? Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: If needed, weight loss can really change a person physically and mentally. Many patients are much healthier following weight loss. One of the things patients often tell me is, “ I … Read More

Does anyone use saline breast implants anymore? Why is silicone so popular?

Breast implant options in Dallas, TX.

Question: Does anyone use saline breast implants anymore? Why is silicone so popular? Dr. Kenkel Answers: Saline breast implants are still an option for our patients seeking breast augmentation in Dallas and Frisco, TX, but most of our patients today prefer silicone gel implants for a number of reasons. Most patients feel they are a softer and a more natural feel … Read More

What options do I have to treat my “man boobs”?

Gynecomastia Before and After

Question: What options do I have to treat my “man boobs”? Dr. Kenkel answers: Gynecomastia or “an increased size of the male breast” is a common disorder that we see frequently in our practice. Up to 70% of adolescent boys have gynecomastia during puberty. The vast majority of these resolve within 2 years without any treatment. There are many causes … Read More

Can BOTOX® Cosmetic Be Used for Anything Other Than Wrinkles?

Dr Kenkel Performing Injection Treatment

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

What Are the Options for a Fuller, Curvier Posterior?

Question: What are the options for a fuller, curvier posterior? Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: The buttock silhouette is complemented by a concave or narrow waist. In fact, we believe that well over 80% of the curve of the buttock is in fact due to aggressive contouring of the hips with liposuction. This allows for an aesthetically pleasing transition from … Read More

Want a Non-Surgical Nose Job with Filler?

Question: I have a bump on my nose, what are my options? Can I use a filler? Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: The cause of the “bump” can be due to trauma or even something you are born with. Bumps can be either bone or cartilage in nature or a combination of both. When we see a patient to evaluate … Read More