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

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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History of Plastic Surgery

Published on June 4, 2021 by

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 […]

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

Published on May 31, 2021 by

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 […]

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

Published on April 19, 2021 by

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 […]

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Instagram Famous Doctors and Plastic Surgeons : Patients Need to Do More Research

Published on April 9, 2021 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Harvard-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, has an Instagram account.  Dr. Hughes has maybe 5,000 followers.  He does not pay for followers or likes and he does not advertise and has never advertised with Instagram.  Rather, he has been on the receiving end of numerous censorship campaigns from competing plastic surgeons […]

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How Do You Know If You Are a Bad Patient?

Published on April 9, 2021 by

Bad patient #1. One type of bad patient has so much anxiety or so many neuroses, that the consultation and the never-ending litany of questions can really drag down overall morale of the surgeon and the practice team alike.  Dr. Hughes has received hundreds and even thousands of emails from a single patient.  These patients […]

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Do Not Burn The Bridge with Your Plastic Surgeon

Published on April 9, 2021 by

It is a curious thing.  Patients research their plastic surgeons for years sometimes.  Yet, despite selecting that plastic surgeon out of thousands to perform a procedure, they end up creating nightmare scenarios simply because of who they are.   A word of caution:  Please do not burn the bridge with your plastic surgeon.  Your plastic […]

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New FDA Communications about Acellular Dermal Matrices for Breast Surgery

Published on April 7, 2021 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes is an expert in breast augmentation surgery and breast augmentation revision surgery. He also wrote the chapter on breast augmentation revision surgery with the use of acellular dermal matrices. Therefore, Dr. Hughes frequently advises of the latest developments of acellular dermal matrices in the breast augmentation and reconstruction realms. The ASPS recapped […]

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Doing the Impossible for the Ungrateful: The Dilemmas of a Plastic Surgeon

Published on March 28, 2021 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles plastic surgeon, performs more plastic surgical procedures than virtually any other surgeon in the country.  The list of complicated combination and revision procedures is long, too long to elaborate here.  This article is more about how patient perception and public perception warps the profession in a most negative way. First […]

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