Why a Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon is Not a Plastic Surgeon

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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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 Patient of the New Millenium

Published on July 31, 2020 by

What is it like to deal with patients in 2020?  Maybe it is the same as it has always been, but maybe things are different.  Patients lie.  A lot.  Patients do not reveal all of their health conditions prior to surgery.  They do not tell about previous life threatening conditions.  They do not tell about […]

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Board Certification in Plastic Surgery of Paramount Importance in the Midst of COVID Pandemic

Published on July 28, 2020 by

Board-certified plastic surgeons are held to the highest standards in their field, making them the only option when it comes to ensuring safe treatment and natural-looking results.  Seeking a board-certified plastic surgeon for any and all cosmetic treatments should be priority number one, now more than ever given the COVID pandemic.  Patients want to be […]

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Dr. Kenneth Hughes is Your Plastic Surgery News Source

Published on July 4, 2020 by

1) Dr. Kenneth Hughes Was Voted Best Plastic Surgeon in Los Angeles in 2020 by Five Independent Review Sources threebestrated.com kevsbest.com wimgo.com caredash.com   Dr. Kenneth Hughes brings to Southern California a level of expertise and sophistication few have ever achieved. Dr. Hughes is an expert plastic surgeon and author and presenter in many plastic […]

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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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Harvard Medical School with 2 Best Hospitals in the News

Published on June 23, 2020 by

Newsweek ranked the 50 top hospitals in 21 countries. The hospitals on the list are ranked based on recommendations from medical experts, including physicians and other healthcare professionals, patient survey results, and medical key performance indicators from a variety of public sources according to the magazine. The United States had 11 of the top 50 […]

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