Why Do Patients from the US Seek Medical Care or Plastic Surgery in Other Countries?

Published on March 22, 2023

  Dangers of Medical Tourism Fiona Rutherford published in Bloomberg on March 17, 2023 an article about the dangers of medical tourism.  Many of the arguments against medical tourism are issues that have long been known about medical tourism.  However, there are some twists.  Many have probably heard about the 4 Americans who traveled to […]

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Silicone Injection Removal – Novel Methods for Removal of the Butt and Preservation of Tissues

Published on March 11, 2023

The simple truth is that patients from all across the world visit Dr. Kenneth Hughes in Los Angeles every day for help with correcting some deformity caused by foreign materials or removing those foreign materials outright.  The most common foreign material injected is silicone, and the most common place for injection is the butt.  These […]

For All of Those Patients Out There : DO NOT LOSE HOPE FOR YOUR BODY!

Published on March 11, 2023

Aging, Injury, Genetics, and Poor Surgical Results Can Frustrate Even the Most Dedicated Heath and Nutrition Plan Dr. Kenneth Hughes, MD, most assuredly supports a strong health and nutrition focus for all patients.  However, aging, injury, and genetics can frustrate even the most dedicated heath and nutrition plan.   Dr. Kenneth Hughes sees this time […]

Subdermal Method vs Subcutaneous Method for Brazilian Buttlift

Published on September 6, 2022

Dr. Kenneth Hughes switched to a subdermal method of transferring fat to the buttocks and hips in 2015.   During that 9+ years of the subdermal method no fat emboli have occurred.  The subdermal method utilizes a blunt large cannula that is placed directly under the skin so that the tip is constantly visualized.  In other […]

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Shape up with a Brazilian buttlift in Los Angeles with Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Top Rated Plastic Surgeon

Published on November 2, 2021

Aging Effects and a Brazilian Buttlift in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Although they say age is just a number, the effects of age can be very clearly visible on your body.  Sagging skin, wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging breasts and buttocks are some common signs of aging. Many people experience problems with self-esteem and […]

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Cellulite Formation and Treatment: New Evidence Based Medicine

Published on September 6, 2021

  Newest Studies on Treating Cellulite Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Harvard-trained, board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, has been developing cellulite reducing mechanisms for a decade and the technology to treat cellulite has been evolving.  Cellulaze several years ago and then Cellfina have become big business in the plastic surgery industry.  Many of […]

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When to Give Anticoagulation to Prevent Blood Clots and Reduce the Risk of Bleeding

Published on September 6, 2021

  Patients Must Receive Medical Clearance Prior to Surgery Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon, evaluates many plastic surgery patients for surgery who may be at increased risk for blood clots or DVTs and pulmonary emboli or VTEs (venous thromboemboli).   Some of these patients must undergo hematologic clearance to determine if having elective plastic […]

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Manipulative Patients Affect All Plastic Surgery Practices

Published on August 23, 2021

There was an article by a Dr. Jeffrey Keller, a physician in a jail, where he described several of the tactics used by criminals in the jails and prisons to manipulate doctors to try to get what they want.  Dr. Hughes sees all of these tactics on a regular basis with only very slight variation.  […]

Breast Implant Surface Work at MIT May Improve Butt Implant Surface as Well

Published on August 8, 2021

MIT news office recently published the findings of MIT researchers for breast implant surfaces and the immune responses in patients.  Implant surface influences the development of scarring, inflammation, and other complications.  This is something plastic surgeons have known for years. Silicone breast implants have been in use since the 1960s, and the earliest versions had […]

Can Fat Grafting or BBL Techniques Fix or Improve Dents or Cellulite on the Butt?

Published on June 7, 2021

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, Los Angeles plastic surgeon, is asked this question at least a dozen times a week.  It is very common among patients to have dimples or dents on the butt or hips.  Patients want a smooth contour free of such dents of dimples.  However, fat transfer to the buttocks or Brazilian buttlift or […]