Archive for August, 2018
So You Think You Want to Be A Plastic Surgeon?
So you work hard for your first 12 years in school and you graduate from high school at the top of your class. You may be able to get into a great college if you have high SAT scores as well and stellar extracurricular activities or achievements. The next 4 years you will be away […]
Is Your Surgeon a Liposuction Expert? How Do You Know?
Plastic Surgery is the most competitive specialty in all of medicine. The residency is the hardest to gain admittance. The board certifying exams are the hardest in existence. Thus, the individuals that emerge from this in the last 2 decades are among the most intelligent and most capable in existence. Then consider the most competitive […]
Buttock Implants or Brazilian Butt lift for Buttock Augmentation or Hip Augmentation?
Dr. Kenneth Hughes of Hughes Plastic Surgery performs several hundred butt augmentations each year in my practice comprised of both butt implant surgeries and fat transfers or Brazilian butt lifts. Dr. Kenneth B. Hughes frequently lets the patient select whatever form of augmentation they would prefer unless there is a strategic advantage for performing one […]
Liposuction Safety with Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
In a NY Times article in 2002 called Liposuction Grows Safer As Less Fat Is Removed articulated the premise that the liposuction was safer with less fat removed. This is largely self-evident to plastic surgeons and the public at large. Certainly, less fat can be removed at a given time. Certainly, this would be safer […]
Dr. Kenneth Hughes Voted Best Plastic Surgeon in Los Angeles, CA 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
Dr, Kenneth Hughes has been selected as Best Plastic Surgeons of Los Angeles in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Three Best Rated, Kevin’s Best, Top 100 Registry, Wimgo, Top Doc, among others. Dr. Kenneth Hughes is recognized expert for mommy makeover, tummy tuck, liposuction, Brazilian buttlift, butt implants, rhinoplasty, and facelift. Three Best Rated® 50-Point Inspection […]
Why Liposuction of Foreign Material Injections of the Buttocks Does not Work
Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles plastic surgeon, sees at least 2 to 3 patients a week who have had injections of one of more foreign substances including silicone, PMMA, hydrogel, and biopolymers into the buttocks, hips, lips, face, any many other areas of the body for volume improvement. Black market injection of foreign substances into […]
How to Choose Your Plastic Surgeon : TV, Radio, Snapchat, or Instagram?
We as a society are inundated with images of plastic surgery on TV, Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram. We hear the lure of improving yourself on the radio. Where is the best place to find your plastic surgeon? The answer : none of these. Sure. Dr. Kenneth Hughes has facebook accounts and instagram accounts, but popularity […]
Discount Plastic Surgery and How Many Patients Do I Lose?
Through the internet, Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles plastic surgeon, will receive up to 400 or 500 inquiries a month from prospective patients. In the past, Dr. Kenneth Hughes responded to all of these inquiries personally, but he no longer does that as he felt patients were just taking advantage of his generosity, knowledge, and […]
Sometimes the Best Liposuction Revision Involves Neither Liposuction Nor Fat Grafting
As a surgeon who performs hundreds of liposuction revision cases each year, Dr. Kenneth Hughes of Hughes Plastic Surgery encounters patients from all over the world who require different modes of thinking and prioritizing and different methods of correction in accordance with both their wishes and in accordance with what they are willing to sacrifice […]
Dr. Kenneth Hughes Discusses Risks of Liposuction Including Skin Death and Burns and Prevention of Complications
Liposuction for the most part is a very effective procedure in which fat is removed from areas of excess to create a better shape for the patient and to boost self confidence. This does not mean that the procedure does not carry risk. Liposuction, by itself if performed superficially and vigorously, can lead to skin […]