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POST-BARIATRIC BREAST CHANGES

Posted On: January 27, 2014 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Body Sculpting, Breast Implants, Uncategorized

This is an example of a patient who has lost 170 pounds status post Roux-en-Y gastroplasty (gastric bypass surgical procedure) two years ago.  She has lost more than half of entire body weight, approximately 165 pounds, weighing in at about 310 pounds preoperatively to her Roux-en-Y gastroplasty.  As expected, her skin is tremendously lax and […]

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INFRAMAMMARY FOLD POSITIONING

Posted On: January 17, 2014 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Augmentation, Breast topics

This preoperative photograph shows a patient with significant asymmetry of the inframammary fold.  The inframammary fold is one of the most important, if not the most important, landmarks on the breast when performing breast augmentation surgery.  Notably, on this patient her right inframammary fold is significantly lower than the left and also notable is a […]

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PAINFUL BREAST DEFORMITY

Posted On: January 14, 2014 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Revision

SEVERE BAKER IV CAPSULAR CONTRACTURE The patient below presents with severe Baker IV capsular contracture with encapsulation.  Baker IV capsular contractures are usually associated with painful hardened breasts with severe distortion and may be associated with coldness and loss of sensitivity as well.  This patient presents with severe encapsulation and hardening with a Baker IV […]

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BREAST REDUCTION – TEENAGERS

Posted On: January 06, 2014 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Reduction, Breast topics, Uncategorized

Patients do present in their teenage years for breast reduction surgery.  These young women often have the same symptoms associated with bilateral breast hypertrophy, including large pendulous breasts with back pain, neck pain, grooving along the shoulder blades; however intertriginous rashes are less common.  There is also the emotional difficult psychological torment of having disproportionately […]

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