Breast Reconstruction Options in Los Angeles

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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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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No Appreciation for the Best Plastic Surgeon in Existence

Published on March 30, 2021 by

Every year, Dr. Kenneth Hughes is regarded by many organizations as the best plastic surgeon in Los Angeles.  However, Dr. Hughes will not be on TV or the radio exhibiting a false bravado.  He will continue to pursue his profession and his art in all possible facets in his own unique, private struggle to take […]

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Plastic Surgeons Overestimate Risk of Procedures for Which They Have No Experience

Published on March 28, 2021 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Harvard-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, performs many complicated plastic surgery procedures for reconstruction, revision, and aesthetic improvement.  Dr. Hughes performs a very wide gamut of procedures for which few plastic surgeons have experience.  The Aesthetic Society published recent surgery results about this very situation in plastic surgery and the rate […]

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How Bad Is It to Be a Plastic Surgeon in Los Angeles?

Published on March 22, 2021 by

Worse than you could ever imagine. Every day patients call in for consultations either through email or Skype, and many ask why there is a $100 email consultation fee or a $250 Skype consultation fee.   Lawyers charge $300 to over $1000 an hour and have only 3 years after college.  The minimum time to […]

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How to Find Your Tummy Tuck Expert in Los Angeles?

Published on March 17, 2021 by

The tummy tuck is a very common procedure in plastic surgery.   Virtually all plastic surgeons and even those who are not trained in plastic surgery think that they can perform a tummy tuck.  However, merely going through the steps of a tummy tuck does not take genius and does not assure the best result. […]

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Why a Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon is Not a Plastic Surgeon

Published on November 1, 2020 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, a board certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, wants to help delineate the difference between a cosmetic surgeon and a plastic surgeon. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons published a recent article on the how cosmetic surgeons are performing procedures beyond their scope of training. Doctors who advertise themselves as certified by […]

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Evidence Based Medicine in Support of PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) for Facial Skin Rejuvenation

Published on August 30, 2020 by

There has been precious little evidence based medicine to support the use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) or platelet rich fibrin matrix (PRFM) for facial rejuvenation. Hu et al submitted for publication in Aug 2020 to the Aesthetic Surgery Journal their research study of PRFM on facial rejuvenation. They utilized the Canfield VISIA Complexion Analysis System […]

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Who is Paying for Gender Reassignment Surgeries for Prisoners?

Published on August 19, 2020 by

Who is paying for gender confirmation or gender reassignment surgery for prisoners?  The answer : You are.  Gender reassignment surgery for gender dysphoria in inmates is being reimbursed by taxpayers.  A recent article highlighted the issue of transgender surgery and the issue of who is paying the bills at least in Idaho. The gender reassignment […]

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