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

What are some options to get a more prominent, full posterior?

There are a few options to consider when contemplating buttock enhancement surgery: Most often discussed is using your body’s own fat to further enhance your back side. This means we borrow it ( permanently) from one area and inject it back into the buttock. This uses your body’s own tissue, which is nice but does have some variability with “fat … 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

What are some options to help my loose skin around my neck and face? In photographs, my skin looks droopy and I want to have a more youthful appearance.

I am often asked what can I do with the loose skin I have in my neck? It looks horrible in photos, especially 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 depending the degree and … Read More

Temporary vs permanent filler is one better?

Like with anything we do, the risks and benefits must be weighed and tilted toward the “benefit” side. While there is the advantage of not needing multiple treatments with a so called “ permanent” filler, there are downsides.The face is constantly changing and with that, filler placed today may not be right a few years down the road. Additionally, permanent … Read More

I have protruding ears that I always cover up with my long hair since I was a child. I am interested in having them sized down so I can wear my hair short with confidence. What kind of procedure is available and what is the recovery time?

There is a surgical procedure that can be done to help decrease the prominence of your ears. There are many different things that may contribute to this and the operation addresses your specific needs. The incision for this is behind the ear in the crease between your ear and head. Typically it is a 2 – 2.5 hour day surgical … Read More

What are the different types of Liposuction? I have been hearing a lot of buzz about Smart Lipo- What are your thoughts?

There are many different “tools” that surgeons use to perform liposuction In a survey we performed of board certified aesthetic plastic surgeons, we found >75% used some form of “traditional liposuction” This involves a hollow cannula that is connected to a vacuum and removes fat. Other devices included ultrasound, laser, water assisted devices All work at removing or destroying fat. … Read More