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Monthly Archives: February 2017

High-Profile Saline Breast Augmentation

The patient to the right is a 24-year-old female who was looking to have a primary breast augmentation. During her consultation, she explained that her desire was to increase the fullness and size of her breasts. After listening to her goals, primary breast augmentation before and afterwe agreed to use Allergan’s 350 cc high-profile saline breast implants. These implants give an increase anterior/posterior projection and have reduced lateral width or diameter.

During her breast augmentation surgery, we took the 350 cc implants and overfilled them to 370 cc to achieve the right fullness and size.

The postop photo is six weeks out, and she is happy with the size and AP projection.

To schedule your consultation with Dr. Linder or learn more about primary breast augmentation, call our office at 310-275-4513 or fill out our online contact form today.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SRX Silicone Gel Breast Augmentation

SRX, Full Profile Highly Cohesive Silicone Implant

SRX, Full Profile Highly Cohesive Silicone Implant

The patient below is a  35-year old female requesting a primary breast augmentation.  As you can see by the preop photo, both breast are small and nicely balanced. The patient was hoping to increase her size and fullness overall. After listening to her expectations, we selected to go with 225 cc Natrelle Inspira SRX breast implants. These SRX implants are silicone gel with a smooth shell surface and provides a nice fullest.

The postop photo is 12 weeks out, and she is happy with her upper pole fullness.

For more information regarding primary breast augmentation surgery or a consultation with Dr. Linder, give us a call at (310) 275-4513 or feel free to contact us via email.

 

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This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous

Gigi Lazzarato better know as Gigi Gorgeous a model, actress and Internet personality has appeared on a number of television shows including Access Hollywood, Good Work and Project Runway is now starring as herself in the current documentary This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous.

This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous portrays the intimate journey of Gigi Lazzarato, a fearless young woman who began life as Gregory Lazzarato, posting beauty and fashion videos to YouTube from his bedroom, only to later come out as a transgender female to an audience of millions. Directed by two-time Oscar® award winner Barbara Kopple.

I had the privilege to be a small part of Gigi’s journey and included in this documentary. On February 3, 2017 Alexis (my daughter) and I attend the Hollywood World Wide premier for “This is Everything” and had the chance to congratulate Gigi at the event.

Gigi / Dr. Linder / Alexis

Gigi / Dr. Linder / Alexis

Capsular Contracture With Sling, Breast Revision

The patient to the left came into my Beverly Hills office looking to correct a previous augmentation. During her examination, it was apparent that she had capsular contracture (hardening of the breast) due to scar tissue around the implants. After listening to her goals, we scheduled a breast revision surgery.

Treatment of capsular contracture involves multiple steps to decrease the chance of recurrence. First, I remove the current implants and then perform a complete capsulectomy (removal of all the scar tissue). I then put a dermal mesh sling around the right implant to help prevent the risk of scarring again. I replaced the old implants with  560 cc SRX extra-full profile silicone implants, which have a smooth shell surface and will provide the patient with a fuller, rounder look.

The post-op photo to the right is now four weeks out. As you can see, her breasts are balanced (symmetrical), and she has a nice fullness.

For more information regarding breast revision surgery or a consultation with Dr. Linder, give us a call at (310) 275-4513 or feel free to contact us via email.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 Months Post-Op Using Natrelle INSPIRA® SCX Implants

Three months ago, I evaluated a woman who was looking to have a breast augmentation. She had a condition called pectus excavatum, which is an abnormal formation in the chest or breast that gives it a caved-in appearance. During her primary augmentation, we used the Natrelle INSPIRA® SCX extra-full profile, highly cohesive silicone breast implants. These implants combine the benefits of the traditional gummy bear implants with an extra-high profile and upper pole fullness.

The patient below is now three months post-op, and, as you can see, she has a nice profile and fullness.

To schedule your consultation with Dr. Linder and learn more about breast augmentation surgery and breast implant options, call our office at 310-275-4513 or fill out our online contact form today.

 

PECTUS EXCAVATUM BREAST AUGMENTATION

Primary Augmentation 3 Month Post-Op

 

 

NY Times Article “After Mastectomies”

Nytimes article "After Mastectomies"A few days ago on January 29, 2017, New York Times posted an article by Roni Caryn Rabin titled After Mastectomies, an Unexpected Blow: Numb New Breasts. The article presents a few patients’ stories about having mastectomies and the subsequent loss of sensations in their breasts. As the article states, “While doctors agree on the need for a mastectomy procedure that spares nerves, they note that the goal of the surgery is to make sure the cancer is gone.”

As a board-certified plastic surgeon, I believe it is important to share these types of articles so patients can be better informed as they look toward breast reconstructive options.

To schedule your consultation with Dr. Linder or to learn more about breast reconstruction surgery, call our office at 310-275-4513 or fill out our online contact form today.

 

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