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

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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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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The Plastic Surgeon and the Small Business

Published on March 31, 2021 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Harvard-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, treats a large number of plastic surgery patients each year. Plastic surgery is a service industry, and plastic surgery is a business. Many plastic surgeons represent small businesses that do not employ a huge number of employees. In addition, many of these offices are not […]

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Dr. Kenneth Hughes Voted Best Plastic Surgeon in Los Angeles in 2021

Published on March 30, 2021 by

  Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Harvard-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon, has been selected as best plastic surgeon in Los Angeles in and 2020 and 2021.  Three Best Rated and Wimgo have continued to voted Dr. Kenneth Hughes the best plastic surgeon in Los Angeles.  In addition, Kev’s best, Caredash, Top 100 registry, Liposuction Doctors in Los Angeles, […]

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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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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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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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