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Category: Breast Implants

Breast Revision Surgery Downsizing

Posted On: August 19, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Many people decide to exchange their breast implants during their life. Whether it is because of a complication due to scarring around the capsule of an implant (capsular contracture), the collapse of the upper pocket (bottoming out), malpositioning or rupture of an implant, or personal preference, there are numerous reasons someone would choose to undergo […]

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FDA Requests Allergan™ to Voluntarily Recall Certain Breast Implants

Posted On: August 01, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Although the overall incidence of BIA-ALCL appears to be relatively low, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on July 24th, 2019  took significant action to protect women from breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) by requesting that Allergan™, the manufacturer of a specific type of textured implant, recall specific models of its textured breast […]

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Allergan™ Letter Notice

Posted On: July 31, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

July 30, 2019 Due to a Allergan™ voluntary recall of unused BIOCELL products, I wanted to make their letter sent on July 29, 2019 is available to be reviewed. If you have any questions regarding replacing your BIOCELL textured implant with a smooth implant please feel free to contact our office.  Sincerely, Dr. Linder July 29, […]

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TECHNIQUE AND REMOVAL OF RUPTURED SALINE

Posted On: July 24, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

The video below indicate how ruptured saline implant is removed.  In my practice, I prefer to use the incision sites that were previously made.  If they are my patients specifically, the periareolar incision sites will be reused.  If they were done through an inframammary approach, the inframammary incision is used.  The incision is opened with […]

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When to Get a Breast Revision

Posted On: June 10, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

There are many reasons why women decide to undergo secondary breast elective breast revision or reoperation. These include capsular contracture, improper initial placement of the implant, rupture of the implant (silicone or saline), bottoming out of the implant, or double bubble deformity implant placed in a pocket superiorly retropositioned with overlap of skin or simply a decision to make a […]

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PECTUS EXCAVATUM BREAST SURGERY

Posted On: May 22, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

By definition, Pectus excavatum is a term describing an abnormal formation of the ribcage in which the distance from the sternum or the breast bone to the backbone or the vertebral column is reduced (decreased). This gives the chest a sunken in or caved in appearance.Women present to my office frequently desiring breast augmentation procedure […]

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Ruptured Silicone Gel Textured Implant

Posted On: May 17, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Case Study #1 This is an excellent example of a reconstructive patient with ruptured silicone gel textured implants and an isolated capsule from the parenchyma of the breast. This is a 72-year-old Russian patient presenting from the USSR with specifically severe ruptured silicone Baker IV capsular contracture and a double-bubble breast deformity.Upon entering into the breast pocket, […]

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Asian Breast Augmentation

Posted On: May 07, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Los Angeles is known as a melting pot of people who come from all over the globe, especially the Asian population. Many patients who are of Chinese, Korean, or Thai background play a significant role in our patient base that undergo breast enhancement procedures every year. In general, they desire the most natural-looking results possible. […]

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Moderate Plus Saline Breast Implants

Posted On: May 03, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient below is a 28-year-old female requesting breast augmentation. She desired a natural appearance to enhance and balance her overall bustline and figure. After she explained her expectations, we selected 390 cc saline moderate plus breast implants for the procedure. Moderate plus implants are mid-range implants that have an average width and quantity of […]

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