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Too Old for Cosmetic Surgery?

Have you ever thought about having cosmetic surgery but wondered if you might be too old for it?  Patients  in their 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s often ask if it is safe to undergo aesthetic surgery at that age.  As with most things in medicine, researchers have actually looked into this.  A large study published in […]

  • Posted on: Apr 23 2019
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Saline or Silicone: What Type of Implant Should You Pick?

When it comes to getting a breast augmentation, spring seems to be the perfect time Why? Because it will give you just enough time to recover from surgery right before bikini season. When you come into see Dr. Kelly R. Kunkel for you consultation, he will discuss all of your breast augmentation options to help […]


Why Spring Is the Perfect Time to Perfect Your Mom Bod

Even though being a mom may be the best title that you’ve ever had, pregnancy can leave your body feeling tired and looking a little bit deflated. Rather than spending this next summer hiding under a muumuu while your kids are begging you to get in the pool, embrace your body with a surgery called […]


3 Myths About Body Contouring

If you feel like your new year’s resolutions to lose weight aren’t getting you anywhere, but you still want to be able to fit into a bikini for Spring Break, hen Dr. Kunkel has got you covered. Depending on how much weight you want to t lose and your current health, liposuction may be the […]


Cosmetic Surgeon, Plastic Surgeon, and Credentials

A woman was found dead, lying on a massage table with bloody gauze on her buttocks inside a business that performs eyelash extensions in Dallas on February 19th. It appears that this woman had paid about $520 to have something injected into her buttocks as a buttock enlargement procedure. Exactly who injected exactly what is […]


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Medical Tourism and Plastic Surgery

One of the great things about Fort Worth is the ease of access to the world afforded by DFW airport. American Airlines has its headquarters here in town and DFW is its largest hub. With U.S. based airlines like United, Delta, and Spirit, it’s easy to either fly here from anywhere in the country, or […]

  • Posted on: Feb 11 2015
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Fat Grafting of the Breasts

While it may sound crazy, fat grafting of the breasts is the real deal. Suctioning out unwanted fat from one area of the body and adding it to specific areas in a breast helps create a more refined, sculpted look. Initially used for breast cancer reconstruction, techniques continue to evolve and the technique is now […]

  • Posted on: Jan 27 2015
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24 Hour Saline Breast Enlargement

It seems to be all the rage in New York these days. Saline injected directly into the breast tissue. Wow! So, why on earth would a woman have something like that done? There are a few reasons. Some women who are considering breast augmentation want to have a good idea of what they’ll look like […]

  • Posted on: Sep 10 2014
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Microneedling

We are excited to introduce microneedling (also known as collagen induction therapy, or CIT) to the practice!  This evolving technique uses an electronic device to create controlled channels or microwounds into the skin.  These micro-passages stimulate the normal wound healing cascade by releasing growth factors, leading to the production of new collagen, elastin, and microscopic blood […]

  • Posted on: Jul 8 2014
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Las Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Symposium

I just came back from a fantastic meeting in Las Vegas.  This was a multidisciplinary meeting with plastic surgeons, dermatologists, ophthalmologists, and ENT facial surgeons from around the world.  I was looking for an opportunity to see how physicians in other specialties address issues that I see as well.  For instance, how do ophthalmologists who […]

  • Posted on: Jun 26 2014
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