The War on Silicone

The War on Silicone

Published on September 4, 2020 by

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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Efficacy of Ultrasound for Intravascular Injection Avoidance in Fat Transfer Procedures to the Butt (BBL)

Published on June 3, 2020 by

  Dr. Kenneth Hughes of Hughes Plastic Surgery in Los Angeles is frequently asked to evaluate the utility of old or new technology in regard to treatment or diagnosis of plastic surgery issues.  Dr. Kenneth Hughes will tackle the topic of the efficacy of ultrasound in prevention of intravascular injection of fat during BBL or […]

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

Published on January 5, 2020 by

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 by

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

Published on November 30, 2019 by

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 by

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

Published on November 10, 2019 by

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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The Rising Popularity of Plastic Surgery for a Larger Butt

Published on November 1, 2019 by

  The number of butt augmentation procedures each year being performed by board-certified plastic surgeons in the US has been steadily increasing over the past decade. The seemingly never ending search for the perfect body, a larger butt, or a more hourglass figure has emerged as a bigger priority than ever before. In the United […]

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Silicone and Biopolymer Injection for Buttocks and Patient Deaths

Published on November 1, 2019 by

Dr. Kenneth Hughes, board-certified, Harvard-trained plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, has received hundreds of inquiries from patients all over the US and throughout the world in regard to silicone and biopolymer injection removal.  Many times these injections are used to augment the buttocks or hips, but they can be used to augment almost any body […]

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