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Expert Revision Plastic Surgeons Should Have Higher Complication Rate than Plastic Surgeons Not Performing Difficult Reconstructions or Revisions

Published on April 19, 2021

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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How Safe is the Brazilian Buttlift or BBL in 2021? with Dr. Kenneth Hughes

Published on April 12, 2021

How Safe is the Brazilian buttlift or BBL in Los Angeles of Dr. Kenneth Hughes?   Much has changed in the Brazilian buttlift or BBL over the past few years.  The Brazilian buttlift or BBL involves the liposuction of fat from areas of stubborn fat deposits in the body and transfer of that fat to […]

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Why a Board-Certified Cosmetic Surgeon is Not a Plastic Surgeon

Published on November 22, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, wants to help delineate the difference between a cosmetic surgeon and a plastic surgeon. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons published a recent article on the how cosmetic surgeons are performing procedures beyond their scope of training. Doctors who advertise themselves as certified by the […]

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The War on Silicone

Published on September 4, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Harvard-educated, Harvard-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, has performed many, many silicone removal surgeries from patients around the world. For this patient, Kenneth Hughes MD removes several pounds of injected material and scar tissue. This video shows the pounds of injected material and scar tissue on the back table in the […]

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What Determines Ultimate Butt Size in Brazilian Buttlift or BBL?

Published on August 16, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes has performed thousands of Brazilian buttlifts, and patients always want to know how the butt will look.  They ask how big the butt will be?  How much more projection?  Another common question is how many ml or cc can be injected into the butt or the hips? These are all great questions […]

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The Google Bug of August 10, 2020 and Its Impact on Plastic Surgery Sites

Published on August 13, 2020

The Google bug as it has been called on August 10th affected many plastic surgery sites and had many plastic surgeons worried.  Google claims to have the bug fixed.  Sadly this is not the case.  Dr. Kenneth Hughes keeps real-time copies of search results to monitor google index volatility over time.  Though much of the […]

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What is the Ideal Butt Aesthetic?

Published on August 3, 2020

What is the ideal butt aesthetic?  The answer, of course, to that question is whatever the patient thinks is the ideal.  Some patients think that Dr. Kenneth Hughes has a preference or a type of buttock or shape that he produces or prefers.  However, Dr. Hughes has no preferred aesthetic and tries to get the […]

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Dead Fat in the Butt from a BBL or Brazilian buttlift?

Published on July 28, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes in Los Angeles sees a great variety of post-traumatic deformities for which he creates a reconstructive surgery plan.  No one strategy or approach is effective for every individual or every deformity.  Many of these deformities are the result of fat necrosis, which is a technical term applied to fat tissue that dies […]

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The Saggy Butt Solution with Dr. Kenneth Hughes

Published on July 26, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Harvard-trained, Board-Certified Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, sees a large number of patients have loose skin at the bottom of the butt or the back of the thighs. Some of these patients also have a butt that is too long.  Patients have have a butt that is not smooth, patients may be concerned […]

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The Latest In Butt Reconstruction with Dr. Kenneth Hughes

Published on July 26, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes performs as much butt surgery for reconstruction as he does for purely cosmetic reasons.  With the advent of the numerous problems following silicone and biopolymer injections to the buttock including death, Dr. Kenneth Hughes is frequently battling these foreign substances to prevent long term problems with skin death, tissue death, fat death, […]

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