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Category: Breast Implants

Breast Explant On The Rise

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

Back a few months ago there was an article in New Beauty that stated, “A new trend is on the rise of women requesting breast ‘explants,’ aka, having their implants removed”. Here in my Beverly Hills practice, I perform this procedure often. In fact, a few years ago I developed a specific website (www.implantremoval.net) to help […]

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Breast Revision, With SCX Implant Replacement

Posted On: June 26, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I had the opportunity to evaluate this 58-year-old female who was looking to have a breast revision. During her examination, the patient stated that she had a primary augmentation 35 years ago, and over time her breasts had become asymmetric. I explained to her that the asymmetrical appearance was due to scar tissue and a […]

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Mentor Saline Breast Revision

Posted On: June 12, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated this 24-year-old female who requested to have a breast revision. During her examination, the patient mentioned that she had a primary augmentation a few years ago and that over time her breasts have become asymmetrical.  Based on the pre-op photo to the left, I explained that the reason for her breast asymmetry was […]

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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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WHAT ARE TUBULAR BREASTS?

Posted On: May 10, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Tubular breast deformities are not all that uncommon. By definition, it is associated with herniation of breast tissue into the nipple areolar complex, constriction along the lower pole of the breast causing a poorly defined inframammary fold. Often the nipple areolar complexes are also lowered causing some degree of sagginess or ptosis. Repair of the […]

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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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