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Plastic Surgery Center, Ambulatory Facility Qualifications

Posted On: June 27, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Ambulatory Facility, Home

Recently, all ambulatory Medicare licensed surgery centers were recertified in the United States.  This was a Federal Government Medicare requirement.  The recertification process allowed us to importantly review all the reasons why having Medicare licensure is so important.  The certification of Medicare in an ambulatory facility allows a similar standing to those hospitals that are […]

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BREAST LIFTING WITHOUT A BREAST LIFT

Posted On: June 23, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Breast Lift, Breast topics

Some patients present with significant involutional upper pole atrophy, even slight bottoming out versus grade 1 to 2 ptosis. These can sometimes be correctable without the use of a mastopexy or an inframammary tightening procedure if the pocket dissection is perfectly made. In the example below, the left breast showed significant increased skin laxity over […]

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THE COLOR OF LIPOSUCTION ASPIRATE

Posted On: June 22, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Home, Liposuction

Below you will see four examples of different color aspirate, all from Dr. Linder’s liposuction patients.  Tumescent liposuction technique is the gold standard with the American Board of Plastic Surgery.  The three components of the infiltration include Lidocaine, epinephrine and sodium chloride or lactated Ringer’s solution.  It is the epinephrine that causes constriction, reducing bruising, […]

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300th Blog Post

Posted On: June 19, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Home, Media

We’re  excited to have posted our 300th blog! It is always my intention to provide quality education issues on plastic surgery topics on body sculpting procedures including breast implant surgery, breast revision, breast reduction , tummy tucks and total body Liposculpture ! In the future we will continue to provide new topics including newest innovations […]

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Bottoming Out Repair Inferior Capsulorrhaphy

Posted On: June 13, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Revision

The patient presents with severe bottoming out of the right breast, requiring reconstructive surgery, including a superior right open capsulectomy, reshaping and opening up the upper pole of her implant pocket, as well as performing an internal inframammary capsulorrhaphy suturing the release capsule approximately 1.25 inches up.  Subsequently, the inframammary skin was then removed, performing […]

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Lateral Displaced Implants and Poor Cleavage

Posted On: June 08, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Revision, Breast topics, Home

The case example shows a patient with inadequate cleavage due to lateral displaced implants.  This patient presents with severe problems.  No 1 is pectus carinatum.  In the operating room it is found that she has lateral displaced implants with the chest wall obliquely slanted downward and off to the side.  She also had implants pockets […]

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The Natural Breast Look

Posted On: June 05, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Augmentation, Home

Breast Augmentation The patient presents with hypoplastic breasts with minimal breast and ectomorphic build.  She has minimal amounts of breast tissue, but there is some thick muscle underneath this tissue.  She will undergo the natural breast augmentation using high profile smooth saline implants in the dual plane technique through the periareolar approach.  She underwent this […]

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Double Bubble Breast Deformity, Severe Status Post Pregnancy

Posted On: June 04, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Revision, Breast topics, Home

The patient presents status post augmentation mammoplasty procedure by a different surgeon.  She now presents with, having breastfed after pregnancy, severe right breast Baker IV capsular contracture, double-bubble breast deformity and severe grade 3 breast skin laxity requiring right open periprosthetic capsulectomy, formal mastopexy bilateral. The patient’s implants were placed only three years ago and […]

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