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Category: Breast Augmentation

Two Ruptured Silicone Implants

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

The patient presented recently had an MRI taken that detected a ruptured implant on her right breast. This implant was a 13-year-old 510 cc silicone implant. Immediately the patient scheduled a consultation with me to discuss what her best option would be for treatment. During the consultation, we agreed the best approach for her to […]

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Pregnant With Ruptured Saline Implant

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

A 40-year-old African American female presented was five months pregnant when she realized that her left, nine-year-old Allergan 420 cc saline implant had ruptured. Due to her pregnancy and breastfeeding after giving birth, she waited 14 months to replace the implant. During our consultation, I suggested that this patient should undergo a breast revision as […]

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Liposuction of the Hips and Abdomen With Augmentation

Posted On: September 06, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The female patient presented was requesting to enhance her breasts, hips, and abdominal area. During her consultation, the patient discussed the idea of contouring her mid section after realizing that exercise was not giving her the results she had been striving to achieve. She was also looking to create a better projection and fullness of […]

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Augmentation With Benelli Lift

Posted On: August 28, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated this 33-year-old female who requested to have a breast augmentation. During the examination, I concluded that the patient showed a slight asymmetry as well as pointy breasts (tuberous breast deformity). The patient expressed that she was hoping to have full, natural-looking breasts.  After setting her expectations, we agreed to schedule an augmentation using […]

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How Soon Can I Start Exercising After Breast Surgery

Posted On: August 22, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

A large percentage of my patients who have primary breast augmentation surgery in my Beverly Hills practice live a very active lifestyle. Their physical activities range from cardiovascular/aerobic exercises to muscular workouts. One of the questions that I get asked the most prior to scheduling a breast augmentation or revision surgery is, “When can I […]

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Recovery Time Table For Primary Augmentation

Posted On: August 08, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

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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