How Will Society View Doctors after the Coronavirus Is Beaten?

Published on April 26, 2020

For 2 months, Dr. Kenneth Hughes has placed elective surgeries on hold, and doctors have operated to help the sick and the injured.  This is a time when there are no funds being disbursed, but the greatest risks are being taken by healthcare providers.  The small business that is a doctor’s practice has been shut […]

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Urgent Medicine in the Age of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) with Dr. Kenneth Hughes

Published on April 26, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles plastic surgeon, has closed his office for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery until May 15th, at which time Dr. Hughes will reopen.  This will have amounted to 2 months of closure to new patients.  Part of the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic was to halt all non-urgent surgical procedures in […]

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Who is Really Paying for Cosmetic Surgery Tourism?

Published on April 26, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes in Los Angeles sees his own share of patients who have had cosmetic surgery abroad in other areas of country.  These patients may have early complications that require treatment or intervention.  Most commonly, Dr. Kenneth Hughes sees these patients months or years after this surgery for revision procedure or procedures. Cosmetic surgery […]

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Dr. Kenneth Hughes Performing Wound Care and Fighting Infection During the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic

Published on April 22, 2020

Patients and the public in general view plastic surgeons in a pejorative way and tend to project those feelings onto plastic surgeons without giving that individual the benefit of the doubt.  Dr. Kenneth Benjamin Hughes has closed his office during the pandemic for elective surgery and cosmetic surgery at great personal loss to himself and […]

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Where Are the Small Business Loans for Struggling Businesses During this Covid-19 Coronavirus Outbreak?

Published on April 17, 2020

Most plastic surgery businesses have become insolvent during this coronavirus pandemic.  These companies are small and are receiving no income.  In fact, some may be losing a huge amount of money due to refunds and keeping the payroll so that employees, spouses, and children can eat.  None of these businesses can perform plastic surgery procedures […]

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Determining the Origin of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Does it Matter to the World?

Published on April 16, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes is a scholar and scientist at heart, and he looks toward and investigates public health problems to invest in solutions.  Although this site is dedicated to plastic surgery technology and news, the coronavirus is having as much impact on plastic surgery business and the future of plastic surgery as anything has in […]

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Removal of Fat Death or Dead Fat

Published on January 25, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes in Los Angeles sees a great variety of post-traumatic deformities for which he creates a reconstructive surgery plan.  No one strategy or approach is effective for every individual or every deformity.  Many of these deformities are the result of fat necrosis, which is a technical term applied to fat tissue that dies […]

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The Saggy Butt Solution – The Inferior Buttlift

Published on December 15, 2019

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Harvard-trained, Board-Certified Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, sees a large number of patients have loose skin at the bottom of the butt or the back of the thighs. Some of these patients also have a butt that is too long.  Patients have have a butt that is not smooth, patients may be concerned […]

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Many Hospitals Are Suing Patients for Unpaid Bills in 2019

Published on November 26, 2019

When patients think of lawsuits and hospitals and doctors, patients tend to think of medical malpractice lawsuits that can result in ruin for doctors and hospital alike.  However, this article addresses a different type of lawsuit related to medicine and patients.  In recent years, many hospitals have been criticized publicly in the media for suing […]

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2019 BBL controversy in the UK

Published on November 26, 2019

Brazilian butt lift: UK surgeons told not to perform procedure in 2018 summarized from Alex Matthews King Historical figures reveal that the Brazilian buttlift (BBL) causes one death for every 3,000 operations.  The procedure involves liposuctioning fat from the back or stomach and injecting the harvested fat to the buttocks and hips to improve the […]

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