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Category: Breast Implants

SILICONE IMPLANTS AND RIPPLING VISIBILITY

Posted On: June 07, 2018 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

In general, there has been a myth that the use of silicone implants will completely reduce or prevent all visibility and rippling of the breasts. This is actually untrue. We have had a significant number of patients present with silicone implants from around the world who now have serious rippling and visibility, both along the […]

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High Profile Breast Implants

Posted On: May 30, 2018 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

High profile saline and silicone implants are used weekly in Dr. Linder’s practice. The favorable advantages of the high profile Allergan and Mentor® saline and silicone implants include: The base diameter is more narrow; thereby patients have a sleek, thinner, and tapered appearance than the moderate plus or moderate profile saline implant or silicone implants. […]

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Severe Double Bubble Deformity

Posted On: April 13, 2018 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Case Study 1 The patient presents with severe Baker IV capsular contracture with a left double bubble breast deformity with superior retroposition of the left implant causing a very unnatural appearance of her breast as well as severe pain. The patient has increasing pain in the left breast with swelling that is consistent with seroma-induced […]

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Periareolar Lift With Primary Breast Augmentation

Posted On: September 25, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I was presented with a female who requested to have a primary breast augmentation. During her examination, the patient expressed that she was not only hoping to increase her fullness but also to correct the slight asymmetry and droop. After listening to her desires and setting the expectations, we scheduled her for surgery. During the […]

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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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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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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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