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Category: Breast Implants

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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CLEAVAGE REPAIR STATUS POST BREAST AUGMENTATION – BEVERLY HILLS

Posted On: April 26, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients present to my office weekly for breast revision surgery.  Cleavage is an important determinant and final result after breast augmentation procedures.  The patient in the photos underwent augmentation mammoplasty procedure by a different surgeon with obviously poor cleavage.  This was done through the transaxillary approach in which the parasternal attachments of the pectoralis major muscle […]

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Placement of Breast Implants the Beverly Hills Style

Posted On: April 11, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Saline or silicone implants may be placed in one or two planes, either subglandular retromammary, the dual plane technique, or subpectoral, two-thirds under the muscle and one-third over. We prefer the majority of our patients undergoing primary breast augmentation to select the dual plane technique, placing the implant behind the muscle along the medial two-thirds […]

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When to Replace Your Implants

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

There is often great confusion regarding when to replace saline and silicone breast implants, especially when associated with ruptured breast implants. Please view this specific page for greater details pertaining to removal and replacement of ruptured saline, silicone, Dow Corning, Becker implants, double lumen, polyurethane implants, and gummy bears. Saline Implants With respect to saline implants, […]

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PECTUS CARINATUM & EXCAVATUM DEFORMITY CASE STUDIES

Posted On: March 28, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

CASE STUDY: Pectus Carinatum The preoperative photos indicate the patient has undergone two previous breast augmentations. The patient has severe Pectus Carinatum deformity of her right breast, greater than the left. She has severe pectus carinatum of the entire right lateral chest cavity, sloping laterally and posteriorly. This causes lateral displacement of the implant. There […]

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