How to Prepare for Your Lower Body Lift Surgery

A lower body lift surgery is a transformative procedure to remove excess skin and contour the underlying tissues. Those who have experienced substantial weight loss and wish to improve their body shape have the most to gain from this procedure. This surgery can tighten and smooth areas like the abdomen, thighs, and buttocks, enhancing your appearance and […]

The Ultimate Guide to Sunscreen: Protecting Your Skin from Harmful Texas UV Rays

As a plastic surgeon in Fort Worth, I see firsthand the damage the Texas sun can do to the skin. From premature aging to an increased risk of skin cancer, the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation are well-documented. One of the most effective ways to protect your skin is by using sunscreen. But with […]

Should I Lose Weight Before Body Contouring?

If you’re thinking about body contouring, chances are you’re looking to enhance your appearance and boost your confidence. Perhaps you’ve been considering whether shedding a few pounds before undergoing the procedure is necessary. It turns out that losing weight can help you get even better results from body contouring procedures. What Is Body Contouring? Body contouring […]

HIV After Vampire Facial in New Mexico – an Update

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I want to share an important update regarding a recent health concern involving vampire facials, a popular cosmetic procedure that utilizes a patient’s own blood to rejuvenate the skin. Reports have surfaced indicating that three women who received vampire facials at a medical spa in Albuquerque, New Mexico, have tested positive for HIV. This news […]

Who Are Fort Worth’s Top Doctors?

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Top Doctors in the Fort Worth area lists are published every year.  Fort Worth Magazine, 360 West Magazine, and Texas Monthly are three of the more well-known magazines in Fort Worth, and each publishes its own list.  Texas Monthly‘s list is created by an organization called Super Doctors ®.  Another organization, Castle Connolly, also publishes […]

Breast Augmentation Recovery: What to Expect

If you’re interested in breast augmentation surgery, it’s important to know what to expect from the recovery process. Dr. Kelly R. Kunkel is proud to provide the Fort Worth area with compassionate, safe, research-based care. Here, we’ll take a look at what you can expect from the breast augmentation recovery process. Immediately After Breast Augmentation Surgery When […]

Everything You Need to Know About Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) in Fort Worth, Texas

Have you ever looked at your abdomen and flanks and thought, “I’d sure like to have a better shape”? We all look in mirrors and pick out little things we might want to change about how we look.  If you’ve wondered about options for enhancing the look of your tummy, there are some great options.  […]

Post-Brow Lift Recovery: What to Expect

If you’ve scheduled a brow lift procedure, congratulations! Getting a brow lift is a great way to give yourself a youthful appearance and help to change the shape of your brows. It’s important that you carefully follow your surgeon’s recommendations for a smooth recovery. Here, we’ll take a look at the steps you’ll need to follow […]

Buccal Fat Pad Removal – Is It Worth It?

It has been the rage for the last couple of years.  Have you heard of it?  Let’s go over buccal fat pad removal.  Take a look at this short video: What is a buccal fat pad? Buccal fat is located deep in the cheek.  It’s located between the jawline and the cheekbone, toward the front […]

5 Common Myths About Eyelid Surgery Debunked

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  Eyelid Surgery, also called blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure that can significantly improve the appearance (and, in some cases, the function) of the eyelids. However, many eyelid surgery myths persist.  We want to set the record straight and make sure you know the truth about this procedure. 1. Myth: Eyelid Surgery Will Leave Noticeable […]

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