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48-Year-Old Ruptured Dow Corning Implants

Posted On: October 28, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Implants, Breast Lift, Breast Revision, Breast topics

Yesterday, I had the privilege of removing Dow Corning silicone implants that were now 48 years old; in fact, several years older than me.  As expected, this was an extremely time-consuming and difficult surgery, as the silicone implant material had calcified over the last 35 years due to disintegration of the shall of the implant […]

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Removal Of Polyurethane Implants

Posted On: October 22, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Implants, Breast Revision, Home

Recently, I removed polyurethane implants on a patient that were placed over 20 years ago in Romania.  These implants have been shown to cause sarcoma and cancer in rats.  They are no longer FDA-approved in the United States of America.  Upon removal of the implants, they were found to be textured coated; however, they were […]

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Breast Reduction Vs. Breast Lift

Posted On: October 20, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Lift, Breast Reduction

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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Posted On: October 16, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Body Sculpting, Home, Tummy Tuck

Recently, I posted an article on abdominoplasty and tummy tuck procedure on  Tummy tucks are one of my most common surgical procedures that I perform in my Beverly Hills Surgery Center.  In order to create a beautiful abdomen with patients who have either had significant weight loss, fluctuation of weight or have had multiple […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted On: October 09, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast topics

October, 2012 Because a portion of my practice deals specifically with breast augmentation, breast revision and breast reconstruction, the month of October is an extremely important month for us.  Breast cancer is considered the second most common breast cancer found in women after lung cancer.  One out of 8-1/2 women worldwide will develop one form […]

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Posted On: October 05, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Home

A perfect surgical result requires more than just perfect surgery, it requires a perfect anesthesia experience.  Our anesthesiologist has performed over 7,000 general anesthetic surgeries with me alone.  His experience of over 25 years of anesthesia with a flawless record speaks for itself.  In our Medicare licensed ambulatory surgery center, we require our anesthesiologists to […]

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Severe Double-Bubble Deformity Status Post Pregnancy

Posted On: October 01, 2012 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Augmentation, Breast Revision, Breast topics, Home

The patient presents with increasing painful breast deformity associated with scar tissue contracture after pregnancy.  The double-bubble deformity is a reasonably common problem that I see throughout the month.  These patients presents with severe encapsulation of the upper fold of the implant causing superior retroposition of the implant and a droopiness of the skin leading […]

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