The Expansion of Telemedicine in Plastic Surgery

Published on June 23, 2020

A nonpartisan group of 30 senators urged leadership to make permanent the expansion of telehealth services that has been undertaken during the coronavirus pandemic.  Telemedicine has been of great benefit to Americans during the pandemic, when doctors and patients have been separated.   Telemedicine has grown in popularity during the coronavirus pandemic as a safe alternative […]

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Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Burnout and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder on the Rise Among Doctors

Published on June 15, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes is no stranger to feelings of anxiety or burnout or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but doctors countrywide are suffering more and more.  Doctors in addition to having the highest suicide rates among all professions by a factor of 4, continue to suffer the gauntlet of anxiety, panic attacks, burnout and PTSD amid […]

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How Has COVID-19 Changed the Plastic Surgery Practices in Different Countries?

Published on June 14, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, has taken a huge financial loss personally over the last several months as the proscribed closing has resulted in complete loss of income with continued bills for rent, payroll, services, etc.   The near future looks bleak for many businesses and some may have to close as a result.  […]

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Businesses Reopening Amid Covid-19 and Protests

Published on June 11, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, has followed the public health initiatives from the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and without reduced virulence of the Covid-19 strains or reduced penetrance, the country is sure to experience a resurgence of Covid-19 cases.  With all of the rioting, protesting, and demonstrating in the last few weeks, […]

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The Mounting Stress and Anxiety on Doctors Treating Patients Among the Covid-19 Pandemic

Published on June 10, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes has been following the Covid-19 pandemic and treating patients and has tried to educate the public and his patients about prevention of transmission.  In addition, Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, is acutely aware of the ongoing attacks on health officers.  The California Medical Association reported that over the past three […]

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Is the United States Doomed to Endure a Second Round of Covid-19 Illnesses?

Published on June 9, 2020

For months, Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles plastic surgeon, and other doctors have tried to educate and spread the message about the most effective ways to keep our loved ones safe and healthy in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.  However, several obstacles confront our overall return to a world where Covid-19 related illness can […]

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The Future of Plastic Surgery Amidst the Threats of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Epidemic

Published on June 3, 2020

  The inhabitants of Los Angeles, the United States, and the rest of the world have been paralyzed with fear for months in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.   Certainly, some people will always be dismissive or irresponsible and not follow universal guidelines for public health, but the majority of the people in […]

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The Silicone Injection Epidemic and New and Novel Methods for Removal

Published on May 24, 2020

The black market injection of chemicals for butt augmentation continues to rage at furious levels, and the complications left in its wake continue to escalate.  Silicone, hydrogel, PMMA, and biopolymers continue to be injected without any regulation throughout the world.  The materials are cheap and easy to obtain.  And there is money to be made […]

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What Is New with Bodylifts?

Published on May 24, 2020

Loose skin after massive weight loss has plagued patients for decades.  This has become more relevant since the advent of the surgical massive weight loss procedures. Dr. Kenneth Hughes, a Harvard-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, is an expert in body contouring procedures and body lift procedures.  A body lift involves removal of excess […]

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Reviewing the Efficacy of Cellfina for Treating Cellulite

Published on May 4, 2020

A few years ago, Cellulaze was the popular and marketed cellulite treatment.  Cellfina has been a more recently marketed device to improve cellulite.  The procedure involves projecting a small cutting edge which is to release the tethering cords responsible for the cellulite.  In general, the satisfaction for Cellfina is about 70%.  This is a lower […]

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