Dr. Kenneth Hughes Restores Life to Patients with Complex Revision and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeries

Dr. Kenneth Hughes Restores Life to Patients with Complex Revision and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeries

Published on April 19, 2021 by

Previous surgery compounds the risks for complications for expert revision plastic surgeons like Dr. Kenneth Hughes. It is important to understand that not every plastic surgeon’s practice is the same.  Statistically, the average plastic surgeon will perform about 4 plastic surgeons a week or fewer.  Most perform less than 200 surgeries a year.  Primary breast […]

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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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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 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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Plastic Surgery Safety for the Office Staff with Dr. Kenneth Hughes

Published on February 19, 2021 by

  When Dr. Kenneth Hughes was a clinical instructor and fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess at Harvard University, he gave frequent presentations about all aspects of plastic surgery including safety for the office staff.         Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: Safety for the Office Staff Kenneth Hughes, MD Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery […]

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The Never Ending Quest for Excellence and Knowledge with Dr. Kenneth Hughes

Published on October 27, 2020 by

  The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine certifies that Kenneth Hughes, MD has participated in the Internet point-of-care activity titled Impact of Autologous Breast Reconstruction on BMI Patterns in Breast Cancer Patients on December 6, 2017 and is awarded 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited […]

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FDA Recommends Black Box Warning for Breast Implants

Published on October 27, 2020 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, not only keeps up to date on the tremendous amount of continuing medical education or CME but he also keeps up with plastic surgery news, advances in technology, and anything noteworthy really.  The breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma has been discussed in the media and is […]

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