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Thread Buttlift – Fact or Fiction?

Published on April 17, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes has used sutures or threads for hundreds of various cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.  Various suture or thread materials have been promulgated as potential lifting elements for tissue rejuvenation.  The facial thread lifts were introduced about 30 years ago and various versions with barbs or knots or cones have been utilized to accomplish […]

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The Sculptra Buttlift – An Advance in Butt Augmentation or Complete Nonsense?

Published on April 16, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Hughes in Los Angeles is one of the world’s foremost experts for Brazilian buttlift (BBL), butt implants, and butt augmentation in general.  Dr. Hughes is frequently asked to perform what is referred to as a Sculptra buttlift.  The Sculptra buttlift has been popularized by some practitioners as a less invasive method that can […]

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Dr. Kenneth Hughes Uses BodyTite to Improve Liposuction and Brazilian Buttlift (BBL) Results

Published on January 7, 2020

For decades, the field of plastic and reconstructive has sought an alternative to the larger and longer scars associated with traditional excisional or skin removal surgery. While these surgeries produce dramatic results and achieve smoother contours for patients, the scars can sometimes be objectionable for patients and surgeons alike. At the heart of cosmetic plastic […]

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Dr. Kenneth Hughes and The Creation of The Safe Brazilian Buttlift

Published on January 5, 2020

About 5 years ago, long before the plastic surgery organizations made the recommendation to transfer fat to the subcutaneous plane of the butt, Dr. Kenneth Hughes had pioneered a technique that involved fat transfer to just beneath the skin.  Dr. Kenneth Hughes’s technique utilizes a larger cannula that he manipulates beneath the skin of the […]

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Other Options for Butt Augmentation Besides Brazilian Buttlift (BBL) with Dr. Kenneth Hughes

Published on December 15, 2019

With the concern of the higher than realized rate of complications from the Brazilian buttlift procedure, other mechanisms of augmentation should be reexamined as well. Butt augmentation can be achieved with semisolid silicone implants which can be placed within the muscle or below the fascia. The implants cannot be placed under the muscle as this […]

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Dr. Kenneth Hughes Explains How to Prevent Complications in Liposuction and the Brazilian buttlift

Published on December 2, 2019

All Brazilian buttlifts require liposuction in order to harvest the necessary fat to accomplish the fat transfer to the butt.  Thus, it is imperative that the Brazilian buttlift specialist be the best liposuction surgeon as well.  This article will discuss liposuction complications and the prevention of those complications. Liposuction by itself if performed superficially and […]

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Buttock Implants or Brazilian Butt lift for Buttock Augmentation or Hip Augmentation?

Published on November 30, 2019

Dr. Kenneth Hughes in Los Angeles performs several hundred butt augmentations each year in his plastic surgery practice comprised of both butt implant surgeries and butt fat transfers or Brazilian butt lifts (BBLs). Dr. Kenneth Hughes frequently lets the patients select whatever form of butt augmentation they would prefer unless there is a strategic advantage […]

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Dr. Kenneth Benjamin Hughes and The Removal of Dead Fat (Fat Necrosis)

Published on November 26, 2019

LOS ANGELES — Few people know what fat necrosis is, how it occurs, or why it is important.  Fat necrosis is dead fat that occurs usually secondary to the lack of blood supply.  Without the blood supply, the fat dies and becomes calcified and hard.  This necrotic fat then may be painful or create an […]

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Postoperative Care Following Brazilian Butt Lift or BBL

Published on November 11, 2019

By: Dr. Kenneth Hughes – Hughes Plastic Surgery LOS ANGELES — Over the past decade, Dr. Kenneth Benjamin Hughes has seen the popularity of buttock augmentation procedures increase substantially. Board-certified plastic surgeons have two available methods for buttock augmentation: fat grafting to the buttocks (Brazilian butt lift) and butt implant surgery (solid silicone implants). The […]

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Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon Dr. Kenneth Hughes Reports on NEW Brazilian Buttlift Technique

Published on November 10, 2019

For over 4 years, Dr. Kenneth Hughes Has Performed Approximately 1500 Brazilian Buttlifts (BBL) With a New Subdermal Fat Injection Technique LOS ANGELES — Dr. Kenneth Benjamin Hughes, board certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, who has performed thousands of Brazilian buttlifts (BBL), pioneered a new fat grafting technique more than 4 years ago due […]

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