Why Would Americans Travel Outside of the United States for Plastic Surgery?

Why Would Americans Travel Outside of the United States for Plastic Surgery?

Published on March 22, 2023 by

Fiona Rutherford published in Bloomberg on March 17, 2023 an article about the dangers of medical tourism.  Many of the arguments against medical tourism are issues that have long been known about medical tourism.  However, there are some twists.  Many have probably heard about the 4 Americans who traveled to Mexico only to be kidnapped, […]

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A New Study Confirms Dr. Kenneth Hughes’s Theories about Cellulite Structure and Its Optimal Treatment

Published on September 6, 2021 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Harvard-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, has been developing cellulite reducing mechanisms for a decade and the technology to treat cellulite has been evolving.  Cellulaze several years ago and then Cellfina have become big business in the plastic surgery industry.  Many of these technologies are touted as less invasive.  However, cellulite […]

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New Pooled Trial Study on Use of Perioperative Anticoagulation and Rate of Bleeding and Venous Thromboemboli

Published on September 6, 2021 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, evaluates many plastic surgery patients for surgery who may be at increased risk for blood clots or DVTs and pulmonary emboli or VTEs (venous thromboemboli).   Some of these patients must undergo hematologic clearance to determine if having elective plastic or cosmetic surgery is even reasonable.  Beyond the risk […]

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Dr. Kenneth Hughes Los Angeles Surgery Center Continues Its Tradition of Greatness

Published on August 30, 2021 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes Los Angeles Surgery Center continues its tradition of greatness.  Dr. Kenneth Hughes Los Angeles Surgery Center continues to excel by providing high level plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgery care. Dr. Kenneth Hughes continues to offer virtual consultations through Skype. In addition, Dr. Kenneth Hughes now offers in-office consultations for patients who obtain […]

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Dr. Kenneth Hughes Deals with Manipulative Patients Every Day

Published on August 23, 2021 by

There was an article by a Dr. Jeffrey Keller, a physician in a jail, where he described several of the tactics used by criminals in the jails and prisons to manipulate doctors to try to get what they want.  Dr. Hughes sees all of these tactics on a regular basis with only very slight variation.  […]

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Published on June 7, 2021 by

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 […]

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

Published on May 31, 2021 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes has seen and evaluated many patients.  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 […]

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

Published on May 16, 2021 by

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 […]

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Breast Reconstruction Options in Los Angeles

Published on April 14, 2021 by

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 […]

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Anesthesiologists Fired and Replaced by Nurses for Surgical Cases

Published on April 14, 2021 by

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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