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Breast Revision Surgery Downsizing

Posted On: August 19, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Implants, Breast Revision, Breast topics, Home

Breast Revision Surgery Downsizing

Many people decide to exchange their breast implants during their life. Whether it is because of a complication due to scarring around the capsule of an implant (capsular contracture), the collapse of the upper pocket (bottoming out), malpositioning or rupture of an implant, or personal preference, there are numerous reasons someone would choose to undergo […]

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FDA Requests Allergan™ to Voluntarily Recall Certain Breast Implants

Posted On: August 01, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Implant Warranty, Breast Implants

FDA Requests Allergan™  to Voluntarily Recall Certain Breast Implants

Although the overall incidence of BIA-ALCL appears to be relatively low, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on July 24th, 2019  took significant action to protect women from breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) by requesting that Allergan™, the manufacturer of a specific type of textured implant, recall specific models of its textured breast […]

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Allergan™ Letter Notice

Posted On: July 31, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Implant Warranty, Breast Implants

Allergan™ Letter Notice

July 30, 2019 Due to a Allergan™ voluntary recall of unused BIOCELL products, I wanted to make their letter sent on July 29, 2019 is available to be reviewed. If you have any questions regarding replacing your BIOCELL textured implant with a smooth implant please feel free to contact our office.  Sincerely, Dr. Linder July 29, […]

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TECHNIQUE AND REMOVAL OF RUPTURED SALINE

Posted On: July 24, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Implants, Breast Revision, Home

The video below indicate how ruptured saline implant is removed.  In my practice, I prefer to use the incision sites that were previously made.  If they are my patients specifically, the periareolar incision sites will be reused.  If they were done through an inframammary approach, the inframammary incision is used.  The incision is opened with […]

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MRI Diagnosis Of Ruptured Silicone Breast Implants

Posted On: July 18, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast topics, Home, Ruptured Implant

MRI Diagnosis Of Ruptured Silicone Breast Implants

Patients who present with silicone gel implants may present with ruptured silicone implants, although it is difficult to detect clinically.  Patients should undergo every two to three years postaugmentation or augmentation revision with silicone implants and MRI in order to determine the integrity of its shell or the bags.  Our patients are instructed that the […]

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CAPSULE – SCAR TISSUE REMOVAL

Posted On: July 10, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Revision, Uncategorized

CAPSULE – SCAR TISSUE REMOVAL

CAPSULECTOMY Patients present for capsular contracture, severe, every week in my Beverly Hills practice. What exactly is the capsule that forms around an implant?  Any time a prosthetic device is placed in the body, i.e., hydraulic shunts into the brain, heart valves, aortic valves, mitral valves, prosthetic hips or any other form of internal foreign material, […]

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Breast Reduction Vs. Breast Lift

Posted On: July 03, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Lift, Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction Vs. Breast Lift

Patients often ask us as plastic surgeons upon consultation, “Do we need a breast reduction or should we have a breast lift performed?” This of course is associated with the amount of breast tissue which is both glandular and fatty tissue versus the amount of breast skin and skin laxity that the patient has. An […]

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Mommy Makeover

Posted On: June 25, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Lift, Mommy Makovers, Tummy Tuck

Mommy Makeover

This patient is a 39-year-old Asian female presenting for a mommy makeover after having her second child through cesarian section.  Her breasts show involutional upper pole atrophy, loss of fullness of her breasts with significant skin laxity and sagginess. Her left breast is significantly “saggier” than the right.  The patient gave me permission to perform […]

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Tumescent Liposuction Technique

Posted On: June 18, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Liposuction, Tumescent Liposuction Technique

Tumescent Liposuction Technique

Tumescent liposuction technique is considered to be one of the gold standards of liposuction surgery performed by board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States as well as throughout the world. Tumescent simply means to place fluid and specific substances or medications within the fat cells. This process shrinks capillaries, which helps to hydrate, reduce bleeding, […]

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