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

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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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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South Korean Clinics Offer Incentives for Plastic Surgery During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Published on June 28, 2020 by

Despite worldwide economic losses and unemployment at record highs and South Korea is no exception, some patients are using the time off of work and social distancing and mask wear and government bailout money to schedule cosmetic surgery. South Korea has lifted its restrictions sooner than the United States, so these surgeries are allowed to […]

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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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The Future of Plastic Surgery Amidst the Threats of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Epidemic

Published on June 3, 2020 by

  The inhabitants of Los Angeles, the United States, and the rest of the world have been paralyzed with fear for months in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.   Certainly, some people will always be dismissive or irresponsible and not follow universal guidelines for public health, but the majority of the people in […]

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Reviewing the Efficacy of Cellfina for Treating Cellulite

Published on May 4, 2020 by

A few years ago, Cellulaze was the popular and marketed cellulite treatment.  Cellfina has been a more recently marketed device to improve cellulite.  The procedure involves projecting a small cutting edge which is to release the tethering cords responsible for the cellulite.  In general, the satisfaction for Cellfina is about 70%.  This is a lower […]

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Who is Really Paying for Cosmetic Surgery Tourism?

Published on April 26, 2020 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes in Los Angeles sees his own share of patients who have had cosmetic surgery abroad in other areas of country.  These patients may have early complications that require treatment or intervention.  Most commonly, Dr. Kenneth Hughes sees these patients months or years after this surgery for revision procedure or procedures. Cosmetic surgery […]

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Dr. Kenneth Hughes Performing Wound Care and Fighting Infection During the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic

Published on April 22, 2020 by

Patients and the public in general view plastic surgeons in a pejorative way and tend to project those feelings onto plastic surgeons without giving that individual the benefit of the doubt.  Dr. Kenneth Benjamin Hughes has closed his office during the pandemic for elective surgery and cosmetic surgery at great personal loss to himself and […]

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Where Are the Small Business Loans for Struggling Businesses During this Covid-19 Coronavirus Outbreak?

Published on April 17, 2020 by

Most plastic surgery businesses have become insolvent during this coronavirus pandemic.  These companies are small and are receiving no income.  In fact, some may be losing a huge amount of money due to refunds and keeping the payroll so that employees, spouses, and children can eat.  None of these businesses can perform plastic surgery procedures […]

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