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What Are the Differences Between Saline and Silicone Implants?

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Women consider getting breast implants for all kinds of reasons. Most simply want to enhance their appearance.  They may want a larger and fuller look.  Some want to improve asymmetries. Whatever reason has led you to this blog, it’s important to know the basics about breast implants. At Kunkel Plastic Surgery, we offer both types […]

Fort Worth Murals – Trinity Trails

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If you haven’t spent any time walking along the Trinity River, you’re really missing something.  The Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) now has 100 miles of trails along the river throughout our county.  The month of May is a perfect time to take a stroll along the river. You can find me walking somewhere along […]

Microneedling is a Great Summertime Skin Treatment

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During the summer months, many people question what they can and cannot do regarding their skin. Laser treatments seem out of the question because they often require weeks of healing during which one must avoid being out in the sun. Now that we are re-emerging from months of back-and-forth lockdowns, we look forward to getting […]

What Are the Reasons People Choose Plastic Surgery?

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The beauty industry has evolved to such an extent that it’s now pretty easy to find a nonsurgical treatment for nearly any cosmetic concern. Over the past two years we’ve gone through a bit of a roller coaster ride, wondering first about the future of cosmetic treatments, then seeing a significant increase in the number […]

Why Do I Have to Stop Smoking Before My Tummy Tuck Surgery?

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It’s a question we hear a lot.  When prospective patients call our Fort Worth plastic surgery office to schedule an appointment to be seen for a tummy tuck, we ask a few questions.  One of the most important questions is “Do you smoke?”  The answer to this question determines if you’re a candidate for a […]

The Ways that Breast Augmentation Can Serve You

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Breast augmentation surgery is the most common procedure performed by cosmetic plastic surgeons.  We see a lot of women for this at our plastic surgery office in the Fort Worth medical district.  Adding volume by placing breast implants increases breast size. Beyond that, there are several things that breast augmentation can do. While the procedure […]

Does Breastfeeding Affect Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, and Breast Reduction Surgery?

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I see women of all ages in my Fort Worth office for cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery.  The issue of breastfeeding comes up often.  It’s a topic worth reviewing. Breast Implants and Breastfeeding There are a number of factors to consider when undergoing breast augmentation.  Where the implants are placed, through which incision, and the […]

What’s the Best Time For A Mommy Makeover?

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Motherhood.  A joyous yet strangely terrifying experience.  Yes, books have been written about it.  But, there’s not a ‘one size fits all’ owners manual.  The unconditional love of the child, the joys of hearing children laugh, the precious moments spent reading together at bedtime…just amazing!  And yet, pregnancy certainly takes a toll on the body.  […]

Fort Worth Murals – University Drive and Trinity Park Area

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Shapes and colors have always fascinated me.  Geometry was one of my favorite subjects.  I think these things influenced me in my decision to become a plastic surgeon.  In 2020 I began noticing more and more murals around Fort Worth.  They’re everywhere now!  It’s easy to drive right past them, though.  Some are hidden in […]

Where’s The Best Place To Have Cosmetic Surgery? A Hospital? A Doctor’s Office?

There are a lot of terrific plastic surgeons in Fort Worth and the North Texas area.  Each surgeon chooses where to do surgery.  Different types of surgical facilities exist, so I thought I’d take a few minutes to discuss pros and cons of each. What is an accredited surgical facility? An accredited surgical facility is […]

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