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

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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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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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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