Safety Guidelines for Plastic Surgery Centers during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Safety Guidelines for Plastic Surgery Centers during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Published on August 2, 2020 by

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 […]

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The Great Hope for the Coronavirus Vaccine in the US

Published on July 27, 2020 by

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

Published on July 4, 2020 by

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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COVID-19 Some Lessons Learned

Published on June 29, 2020 by

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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South Korean Clinics Offer Incentives for Plastic Surgery During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Published on June 28, 2020 by

Despite worldwide economic losses and unemployment at record highs and South Korea is no exception, some patients are using the time off of work and social distancing and mask wear and government bailout money to schedule cosmetic surgery. South Korea has lifted its restrictions sooner than the United States, so these surgeries are allowed to […]

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Latest News on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Mutation that Improved Viral Efficiency in Entering Lungs

Published on June 28, 2020 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes has followed the infection and death statistics as the novel coronavirus has traveled from China to the Europe and to the United States.  The virus has infected more people as it has come to the United States and the death rate has been higher thus far.   How Does One Explain the […]

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No Protection from Unfair Lawsuits against Doctors during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Published on June 23, 2020 by

At present, hospitals, boards, and politicians have begged physicians to perform at great personal risk for Covid-19 exposure and death and make decisions far outside their training.  The old phrase of no good deed goes unpunished seems absolutely appropriate to characterize the sentiment among many in healthcare.  The California Medical Association (CMA) along with dozens […]

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The Expansion of Telemedicine in Plastic Surgery

Published on June 23, 2020 by

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 by

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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Businesses Reopening Amid Covid-19 and Protests

Published on June 11, 2020 by

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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