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Ultrasonic Carpal Tunnel Release Performed in Plastic Surgery Office Setting for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Published on August 2, 2020

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a frequently diagnosed condition in which the patient experiences pain, tingling, numbness, and atrophy of the muscles in the pattern of the median nerve, which affects the thumb, index finger, and middle finger.   Though splinting or other noninvasive measures may work for some, surgical treatment is the gold standard in […]

Safety Guidelines for Plastic Surgery Centers during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Published on August 2, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes has the following safety guidelines in place as recommended by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Limiting office visits to minimize patient flow in office settings and utilizing virtual consultations whenever possible COVID-19 screenings are performed daily for staff and patients, including temperature checks, screenings for respiratory symptoms, travel and potential exposure […]

The Patient of the New Millenium

Published on July 31, 2020

What is it like to deal with patients in 2020?  Maybe it is the same as it has always been, but maybe things are different.  Patients lie.  A lot.  Patients do not reveal all of their health conditions prior to surgery.  They do not tell about previous life threatening conditions.  They do not tell about […]

Board Certification in Plastic Surgery of Paramount Importance in the Midst of COVID Pandemic

Published on July 28, 2020

Board-certified plastic surgeons are held to the highest standards in their field, making them the only option when it comes to ensuring safe treatment and natural-looking results.  Seeking a board-certified plastic surgeon for any and all cosmetic treatments should be priority number one, now more than ever given the COVID pandemic.  Patients want to be […]

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Botox For Migraine Headaches

Published on July 28, 2020

Botox was approved by the FDA for chronic migraine treatment in 2010.  Recent analysis of 17 previous randomized trials comparing botulinum toxin with placebo for preventive treatment of migraine headaches revealed that Botox was effective at reducing migraine severity and number of episodes per month. The 17 studies included nearly 3,650 patients, about 1,550 of […]

The Great Hope for the Coronavirus Vaccine in the US

Published on July 27, 2020

Moderna’s vaccine candidate will enter Phase 3 testing next week. This phase of the trial is expected to involve tens of thousands of recipients and will determine how well the vaccine protects against developing coronavirus injection. The vaccine is a small snippet of messenger RNA similar to that of the virus. The messenger RNA that […]

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Dr. Kenneth Hughes is Your Plastic Surgery News Source

Published on July 4, 2020

1) Dr. Kenneth Hughes Was Voted Best Plastic Surgeon in Los Angeles in 2020 by Five Independent Review Sources threebestrated.com kevsbest.com wimgo.com caredash.com   Dr. Kenneth Hughes brings to Southern California a level of expertise and sophistication few have ever achieved. Dr. Hughes is an expert plastic surgeon and author and presenter in many plastic […]

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The Coronavirus Has Brought about the Demise of the Small Business and Highlighted the Need for Doctors

Published on July 4, 2020

President Trump has repeatedly said that he was going to protect small business owners in those employees associated with the small businesses. However nothing has been done. If anything the order to remain at home has forced many small business owners to go out of business and or fire all or part of the workforce. […]

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Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Restores Life to a Patient at Death’s Door

Published on July 4, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes had another patient who came to the office for some revision cosmetic surgery and she was pleased with the results, but she still felt like she needed another surgery to improve her contours. Although Dr. Hughes felt confident that he could improve the condition further, she mentioned that she was not working […]

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COVID-19 Some Lessons Learned

Published on June 29, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes has put together a few of the helpful facts about the novel coronavirus known thus far. To prevent the spread of Covid-19 : – social distancing – hand and face hygiene – wearing personal protective equipment All of these methods can all reduce the rate of transmission. In addition, once COVID-19 infects […]

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