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Surgery Center Initiative to Combat the Coronavirus in Los Angeles
By: Dr. Kenneth Benjamin Hughes, MD
Masks and gloves are worn with all follow-up patients who require urgent care. Any patients who have symptoms of coronavirus or who have been in contact with a person who had flulike symptoms are asked to stay at home. Any nonurgent patient follow-ups are conducted over the phone or through email to minimize the influx into the office. Finally, consultations can be performed through email or through Skype to minimize exposure as well. No in-office consultations are performed at this time.
There are many other aspects to this system of protection against coronavirus at Hughes Plastic Surgery. However, protection against the spread of coronavirus involves maintaining clean hands and body surfaces, contact surfaces on which the coronavirus can live, and air portals through which the virus can be transmitted. Finally, Dr. Kenneth Hughes's surgery center has an ultrafast air filtration system, which circulates the operating room volume 30 times an hour. This same filtration system has a UV lighting apparatus, which kills viral particles on contact. It is important to realize that all of these components protect not only against coronavirus, but other infections as well. If a patient is looking to have surgery after the , this surgery center of Dr. Kenneth Hughes in Los Angeles spares no expense.
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