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Category: Body Sculpting


Posted On: January 27, 2014 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

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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Posted On: December 06, 2013 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patient in her preoperative photograph shows severe weight loss leading so significant skin laxity of the breasts, abdomen and hips.  She lost approximately 120 pounds and underwent 10 months ago augmentation mammoplasty procedure using high profile saline implants over-filled; a formal mastopexy using the inferior pedicle Wise-pattern technique (breast lift anchor scar) and a full […]

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Posted On: November 16, 2013 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients present for lipo contouring of the body throughout the week in our Beverly Hills practice.  These patients have concerns specifically to the inner thighs or the medial thighs where there is chafing and touching of the thighs associated with lipodystrophy or increased fatty distribution. This is an extraordinarily difficult area for women to remove […]

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Posted On: April 19, 2013 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients after tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) procedure may present with multiple complications, one of which is a seroma.  Seroma is a complication that may occur in up to 1 to 2 percent of abdominoplasties, especially large paniculectomies.  In my opinion, in order to reduce this risk complication, it is important to drain the abdominal cavity.  In […]

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Posted On: March 26, 2013 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

STATUS POST MASSIVE WEIGHT LOSS The patient presents with significant weight loss, well over 120 pounds, leaving her with severe breast asymmetry, grade 3 ptosis, massive abdominal pannus, skin laxity with residual lipodystrophy of the iliac crest roll hips.  The patient presented for breast enhancement, breast mastopexy and full tummy tuck procedure.  The frontal views […]

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Total Body Sculpting Beverly Hills

Posted On: February 10, 2013 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients present to my practice weekly for body sculpting and total body makeovers, including breast implants, breast lifts and tummy tucks.  These mothers have often had multiple pregnancies and have had significant weight fluctuations associated with the pregnancy. This patient is a very typical example of a women who has gained over 70 pounds with […]

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Full Complete Abdominoplasty Versus Mini Tummy Tuck

Posted On: February 02, 2013 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients often present to my office weekly in Beverly Hills, desiring abdominoplasty or tummy tuck procedure after having given birth to one or multiple children, as well as to significant weight fluctuation or weight loss after gastric bypass surgery.  Determination must be made during the examination as to the extent of dissection required for the […]

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Muffin Top Procedure Revisited

Posted On: January 15, 2013 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Dr. Linder performed muffin top procedure for the Dr. Oz Show last year.  This patient is now two months postop with an excellent result and example of the muffin top procedure.  The preoperative photograph shows a very squared appearance to the flank and hip area extending to the lower abdominal pannus.  She declined to have […]

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Umbilicoplasty Surgery

Posted On: January 10, 2013 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients presents for umbilicoplasty reconstruction most often concurrent with full tummy tuck procedures.  The umbilicus is an area that can be a focal point on a woman’s abdomen due to gaining of weight, loss of weight as well as pregnancy.  The umbilicus can change shape, form and also can go from inverted to externally protruded […]

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