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Category: Breast Augmentation

Recovery Time Table For Primary Augmentation

Posted On: August 08, 2017 Author: Peter Houtz

Directly following your breast augmentation surgery, you will spend a minimum of one hour in the recovery room (this is a requirement of federal law in Medicare). You will then be sent home with a Bias wrap and gauze in place. You should not raise your arms above your shoulders or lift anything heavy for […]

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Severe Bottoming Out Repaired by Internal Capsulorraphy of the Inframammary Fold

Posted On: June 15, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient presents with severe scar tissue contracture of the entire collapse of the upper pole of her right breast causing lowering of the implant with the implant approximately 1.25 inches lower on the right than the left. Not only are her implants too large for her body, the technical error by a previous surgeon […]

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325 cc Saline Breast Augmentation

Posted On: June 02, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient to the right is a 26-year-old female who was looking to enhance her breast size and shape. As you can see by the pre-op photo, both breast are small in size but nicely balanced.  During her consultation, she explained her desire to increase the fullness of her breast, but also wanted to look as […]

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SILICONE VS. SALINE

Posted On: May 21, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

During consultation, questions often arise as to which implants will be best for the patient, silicone vs. saline. Although both implants are still available, FDA has still restricted the use of silicone gel implants to women who meet specific criteria. In the United States, both Mentor and Inamed provide FDA approved silicone gel implants for women who […]

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Tubular Breast With Augmentation

Posted On: May 18, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I was presented with a female patient who requested breast augmentation surgery along with correcting what she called her “constricted breast.” During her examination, I found that she had a condition called tubular breast deformity. Tuberous breasts or tubular breasts are a result of a congenital abnormality. After listening to her goals, we agreed to […]

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Breast Revision With Lift

Posted On: May 11, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient presented is 28 years old and was looking to revise a previous breast augmentation. During her examination, I could see that her right breast had a downward elevation of the nipple-areola and a lower inframammary fold due to bottoming out. The left breast had scar tissue, also known as capsular contracture, which had […]

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Breast Augmentation With Benelli Lift

Posted On: May 04, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The female patient presented is 26 years old and was looking to improve her breast appearance by increasing her breast volume and position. However, her thoughts about having a breast lift were concerning because of the potential scarring. During her examination, she showed a mild degree of breast sagging, and based on her expectations, a […]

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Body Contouring After Weight Loss

Posted On: April 18, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated a 28-year-old female that was wanting to have a breast enhancement as well as address her stomach area concerns. After losing over 120 pounds, her breasts were deflated, and her abdomen had excess loose skin. After her examination and listening to her goals, we agreed on the expectation and scheduled her for surgery. […]

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Breast Augmentation After Two Years

Posted On: April 14, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated an African American female wanting to have a breast augmentation. During her consultation and examination, she expressed her desire to regain her fullness and projection. After listening to her goals, we agreed to use Allergan 425cc high-profile saline breast implants for the primary augmentation.  During her surgery, I over filled the 425cc implants to 465cc to […]

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