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

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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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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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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The Expansion of Telemedicine in Plastic Surgery

Published on June 23, 2020 by

A nonpartisan group of 30 senators urged leadership to make permanent the expansion of telehealth services that has been undertaken during the coronavirus pandemic.  Telemedicine has been of great benefit to Americans during the pandemic, when doctors and patients have been separated.   Telemedicine has grown in popularity during the coronavirus pandemic as a safe alternative […]

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Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Burnout and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder on the Rise Among Doctors

Published on June 15, 2020 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes is no stranger to feelings of anxiety or burnout or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but doctors countrywide are suffering more and more.  Doctors in addition to having the highest suicide rates among all professions by a factor of 4, continue to suffer the gauntlet of anxiety, panic attacks, burnout and PTSD amid […]

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How Has COVID-19 Changed the Plastic Surgery Practices in Different Countries?

Published on June 14, 2020 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, has taken a huge financial loss personally over the last several months as the proscribed closing has resulted in complete loss of income with continued bills for rent, payroll, services, etc.   The near future looks bleak for many businesses and some may have to close as a result.  […]

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Businesses Reopening Amid Covid-19 and Protests

Published on June 11, 2020 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, has followed the public health initiatives from the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and without reduced virulence of the Covid-19 strains or reduced penetrance, the country is sure to experience a resurgence of Covid-19 cases.  With all of the rioting, protesting, and demonstrating in the last few weeks, […]

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The Mounting Stress and Anxiety on Doctors Treating Patients Among the Covid-19 Pandemic

Published on June 10, 2020 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes has been following the Covid-19 pandemic and treating patients and has tried to educate the public and his patients about prevention of transmission.  In addition, Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, is acutely aware of the ongoing attacks on health officers.  The California Medical Association reported that over the past three […]

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