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Monthly Archives: April 2009

The Beverly Hills Shape book signing with Dr. Linder in Las Vegas

Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. Linder, a Board Certified Plastic and Breast Revision Surgeon, is thrilled to be performing breast augmentations in Las Vegas, Nevada and is now performing consultations twice a month.

Dr. Linder will be at Borders book  store with a book signing for his book “The Beverly Hills Shape – The Truth About Plastic Surgery” on the following date in May 2009:

Borders on May 23, 2009, in Summerland, Nevada from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Linder is thrilled to be signing his book “The Beverly Hills Shape – The Truth About Plastic Surgery” which was written for women all over the world who are undergoing or wish to undergo body sculpting procedures, including breast augmentation, breast revision, tummy tuck, and liposuction procedures and will serve as a guide to undergo safe and predictable body sculpting surgery both in Beverly Hills, California and Las Vegas, Nevada.

Destination X California Television

destinationx_003Dr. Linder is proud to be working with Executive Producer Dallas Tanner for his hit series Destination X California.

Destination X is associated with beautiful women exploring beautiful spectacular locations around the planet.

These programs are one-half hour showing surreal beauty, quest for survival and adrenalin-pumping sport actions. Dr. Linder will be performing breast augmentation surgery on Katrina, an international model to be associated with upcoming episodes of Destination X California.

The before intraoperative and postoperative care of the patient will be filmed at the end of this month, April 2009 for upcoming episodes on Destination X.

DR. LINDER LAUNCHES NEW LAS VEGAS BREAST REVISION SURGEON WEBSITE

Dr. Linder is privileged and honored to be licensed in Nevada to practice and consult with patients for plastic and reconstructive surgery.  He has launched his new website, www.lasvegasbreastrevision.com.  This site is dedicate to the reconstruction and revision of previous breast augmentation patients. 

Dr. Linder’s practice specializes in breast augmentation and breast revision surgery, including open capsulectomies, implant exchange, exchange of saline for silicone and silicone for saline, as well as complete pocket reconstruction, as necessary.

Please review the procedures and specific details on the www.lasvegasbreastrevision.com website.  Some of the procedures include breast asymmetry after primary augmentation, capsular contracture, ruptured implants, malposition of implants with shifting of the implants within the pocket, double-bubble breast deformity with superior retropositioning of the implants, severe bottoming out, volume discrepancies, problems with shaped or anatomical breast implants, explantation of implants and scarring associated with breast augmentation and breast lift surgery.

Dr. Linder Now Appearing in Las Vegas Twice a Month

Lobby photo Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Stuart Linder, a specialist in breast augmentation, breast revision, and body sculpting procedures will now be seeing patients in Nevada come May 2009.

He is extremely excited, privileged and thrilled to have the opportunity to consult with the women of Las Vegas, Nevada for their breast augmentation and breast revision needs. He specializes in breast implant and breast revision surgery and that is 90% of his practice.

Dr. Linder has a well-established Hollywood / Beverly Hills plastic surgery practice with patients flying in from all over the world for primary as well as revision breast enhancement surgery. He is excited to be working with the women of Las Vegas, Nevada in order to help women of all walks of life, including the casinos, bars, clubs, etc., improve and enhance their appearance as well as revise their breasts as necessary.

Contact Dr. Linder in Las Vegas

Dr. Linder will be available for consultations every other Saturday of the month at the Revage Medical Spa located on 1225 South Fort Apache Road, Suite 145, Las Vegas, Nevada 89117. Their telephone number is 702-989-2410. Dr. Linder very much looks forward to taking care of you.

YouTube and Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery

In April 2009’s issue of Cosmetic Surgery Times, an article has been written on “How to Assume a Cameo Role via U-Tube” by Lizette Hilton. Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Linder is mentioned with respect to his practice and posting of YouTube videos associated with educating the public and creating a documentary fashion in order for future patients to understand the risks and benefits of different body sculpting procedures.

Patients every day review YouTube videos and Dr. Linder has posted many videos associated with body sculpting procedures, including breast augmentation, breast revision, breast reduction, breast lift, tummy tuck and liposuction procedures. The article specifically details the need for plastic surgeons around the country to place YouTube videos that will educate the public on the techniques of different operations in cosmetic procedures. Placing YouTube videos is actually quite easy and if done in an ethical and tasteful manner, will help to educate the public.

YouTube videos can either be made directly from the plastic surgeon or it can be from specific videos of television documentaries. However, in any case, Dr. Linder sincerely believes that it should be both entertaining and more importantly, educate the safe and predictable plastic surgery procedures of the body.

Body Sculpting in Beverly Hills and Parallying the Artistry of Paris

istockphoto_5908759-the-thinker-statueRecently, I had the opportunity to spend the early part of April 2009 in Paris, France. I attended the International Symposium of Plastic Surgeons held at the Maison de la Chimie in Paris, France. The meeting was extremely interesting and was associated with multiple cosmetic surgery issues, including liposuctioning, breast implants, breast implant fillers and plastic surgery overviews, including the image of the plastic surgeon and the professional society views of plastic surgeons.

Having had the opportunity to view the masterpieces of art at both the Louvre and the Museum of Orsay, one can’t help but see the parallel beauties of the greatest sculptures and artists of the world. At the Museum of Orsay, the most amazing sculptures by Rodin were notable. Artistry of Rodin sculptures, including his assistant Emile-Antoine Bourdelle, shows the most elegance of female forms. Also notable are the beautiful works of Renoir and Vincent Vangogh, whose most notable painting is his self-portrait. At the Louvre, the elegance and creativity of Mona Lisa is identifiable. To see the Mona Lisa in person is truly an amazing and breath-taking event. Some of the other amazing artwork at the Louvre include the sculptures of Michelangelo, most notably, the Soaves. Michelangelo was a true genius who represented the human body as great as any sculpture as ever then until the present time. In 1513 his sculptures gave birth to some of the most amazing human forms of both male and female. Plastic surgery today in 2009 operating on the female form, trying in every attempt to perfect the flaws, the abnormalities and asymmetries, in my mind is no different than the great work of Michelangelo, Picasso, Renoir, Monet and Rodin.

To become a great body sculptor, whether working with marble or human flesh, tissue and muscle really requires experience, judgment and years of perfecting one’s craft. To specialize in the female form and to operate on the same parts of the body on different women, hundreds, if not thousands of times year after year, allows the doctor to perfect his or her craft, to note the imperfection of the female form, to better oneself case after case, after case, to only improve upon the final results, inclusive of symmetry, scarring and proportionality.

I personally believe that after my trip to Paris, France and my visits to the Louvre and the Museum Musee d’Orsay that the greatness of the plastic surgeon can only be measured at a true quality of our final outcome of each and every surgery that we perform.

Considerations Prior to Undergoing Elective Breast Implant Surgery in Beverly Hills

Whenever patients consider having elective surgery, it is important that he or she make certain that the operation is truly the best procedure and will have long-lasting positive effects with minimal risks and complications.

The first consideration prior to undergoing Beverly Hills breast augmentation or augmentation mammoplasty procedure in any city, includes family history of breast cancer. Patients with a strong family history of diathesis of breast cancer need to consider breast enhancement surgeries.

One thing we know for sure is that silicone or saline implants do not increase the risk of breast cancer. However, silicone implants placed above the muscle may make it more difficult to detect a tumor or cancer in a patient with a strong family history and they increase risks of missing one. Therefore, if a patient is undergoing breast augmentation with a very strong familial history of breast cancer, we usually place saline implants subpectorally and the patients, if they decide to have silicone, should certainly have MRI exams every two years in order to detect loss of integrity of the shell of the bag as well as the increased magnification of microcalcifications or breast cancers.

Number two is realistic expectations. Patients who expect to have breasts lifted that have severe sagginess or ptosis with an implant alone are going to be very unhappy with the final results. We see patients like this who undergo breast revision surgery all the time. It is absolutely vital that patients understand that realistic expectations mean that if the patient needs a breast lift that they should have that formal mastopexy and that an anchor scar may be required. They must realistic as to scarring and the unpredictable nature of scars. Implants alone cannot lift breasts that are saggy, either grade 2 or grade 3 ptosis, where the nipple areolar complex is greater than 2 to 3 cm below the inframammary fold. This requires the correct surgery, which is a formal mastopexy.

Number three is fibrocystic or fibro adenomatous breasts, breasts that are filled with adenomas or fibrocysts, may make it more difficult to detect tumors with implants as well. As a result, these patients should always have preoperative mammograms and ultrasound and the surveillance of their breasts should be done annually.

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