FDA Recommends Black Box Warning for Breast Implants

FDA Recommends Black Box Warning for Breast Implants

Published on October 27, 2020 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, not only keeps up to date on the tremendous amount of continuing medical education or CME but he also keeps up with plastic surgery news, advances in technology, and anything noteworthy really.  The breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma has been discussed in the media and is […]

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

Published on July 4, 2020 by

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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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 Silicone Injection Epidemic and New and Novel Methods for Removal

Published on May 24, 2020 by

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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How Will Society View Doctors after the Coronavirus Is Beaten?

Published on April 26, 2020 by

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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