Category Archives: Plastic Surgery

COVID DID HAVE ITS ORIGIN IN A WUHAN LAB AFTER ALL

Over a year after the coronavirus brought first unleashed devastation on the world, it appears that Donald Trump was right after all.  Apparently, the US government and others around the world have known for over a year that the coronavirus was leaked from a Wuhan lab, not from a wet market in the area.  How […]

History of Plastic Surgery

From ancient Egypt to Beverly Hills: A brief history of plastic surgery Published 30th May 2021 From ancient Egypt to Beverly Hills: A brief history of plastic surgery Share Written by Oscar Holland, CNN Plastic surgery has become synonymous with the quest for youth and beauty, albeit with varying degrees of success. But the field […]

How Genetics and Environment Play a Pivotal Role in Plastic Surgery Results

Patients sometimes overlook the most important factors in plastic surgery results.  Genetics and environment play a huge role in surgical results.  Genetics may be something obvious to say, as some patients may have much smaller waists and much larger hips and much better skin.  Therefore, if you perf0rm liposuction and fat transfer procedures for these […]

How Did Southeast Asia Move to the Top of the Coronavirus Death List?

How Did Southeast Asia Move to the Top of the Coronavirus Death List?   Southeast Asia had for over a year maintained very good control of the novel coronavirus.  Southeast Asia had watched as the virus moved from its origins to countries in Europe and all over the world, devastating everything and everyone in its […]

How Does Los Angeles County Get to 0 Deaths Per Day from COVID?

How Did Los Angeles County Go From One of the Highest Patient Death Rates from COVID to Zero Patient Deaths Per Day? Given the up and down pattern of infection throughout the pandemic, clearly social distancing and mask wearing had much to do with the pattern.  However, given the surging numbers after Thanksgiving and following […]

The Problem with Genius in Plastic Surgery

The problem with genius in plastic surgery or in any scientific field is that it goes largely unrecognized by the general public.  Even contemporaries overlook genius due to jealousy or similar human interest or self preservation.  Plastic surgery is a seemingly accessible field to the masses, because everyone can have an opinion about one’s external […]

Dr. Kenneth Hughes Restores Life to Patients with Complex Revision and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeries

Previous surgery compounds the risks for complications for expert revision plastic surgeons like Dr. Kenneth Hughes. It is important to understand that not every plastic surgeon’s practice is the same.  Statistically, the average plastic surgeon will perform about 4 plastic surgeons a week or fewer.  Most perform less than 200 surgeries a year.  Primary breast […]

Breast Reconstruction Options in Los Angeles

There was a recent article in which the author expressed her concerns about breast reconstruction and the things that she wished she had known prior to surgery. Dr. Kenneth Hughes in Los Angeles has performed many implant-based reconstructions as well as multiple autologous tissue transfers for breast reconstruction. There are many options for breast reconstruction […]

Ghost Surgeries in South Korea Due to Profit

South Korea has the highest rate of plastic surgery per capita, and ghost surgery is a problem.  Another person is performing the surgery instead of the surgeon who was supposed to perform the surgery.  Many times these South Korea attracted thousands of plastic surgery tourists annually.  So this is much more than harm being done […]

Anesthesiologists Fired and Replaced by Nurses for Surgical Cases

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Harvard-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon, has AAAASF accreditation for his surgery center in Los Angeles.  Dr. Hughes utilizes a rotating group of hospital anesthesiologists who perform anesthesia autonomously in surgery centers as well.  There has long been debate about the need for supervision of CRNA supervision in anesthesia cases.  Apparently, there is no […]

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