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Category: Breast Reduction

Explantation & Breast Reduction With Lift

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

The female patient presented was looking to have her breast implants removed and wanting to improve her breast appearance without placing new implants. During her examination, she expressed she was hoping to have a breast lift and reduction. After discussing her expectations, we agreed to perform an explantation (implant removal), mammoplasty (reduction), and mastopexy (breast lift). […]

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Male Breast Reduction Procedure

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

I was presented a 23 year-old male who was self-conscious about the size of his breasts. During the consultation and examination we discussed how to remove the excessive glandular breast tissue and fat by performing gynecomastia surgery. The procedure was performed under general anesthesia supervised by a board-certified anesthesiologist. The photo to the right shows […]

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WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR BREAST LOOK DIFFERENT

Posted On: December 23, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Breast asymmetry can be associated with normally congenital, developmental or even traumatic or associated with breast cancer which may require breast reconstructive surgery causing breast asymmetry. Breast asymmetry is associated with one breast looking larger or smaller than the other. It can also be associated with one breast being saggier or having more ptosis than the […]

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Double H Breast Reduction Procedure

Posted On: December 06, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

One of the most rewarding procedures that I perform in my Beverly Hills practice is Breast Reduction or Reduction Mammoplasty. This is a procedure to remove excess breast fat, glandular tissue, and skin to achieve a breast size that is in better proportion with a woman’s body. It also alleviates the discomfort associated with overly large […]

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Downsizing & Breast Reduction Surgery

Posted On: November 10, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated a 29-year-old female who, after a previous breast augmentation in Mexico, was looking to improve the appearance of her breasts. During her consultation and examination, she expressed that she was hoping to correct the asymmetry of her breasts and the size of her nipples as well as downsize their overall shape. After listening […]

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Natural Breast Reduction

Posted On: October 06, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

What is a natural breast reduction? In my opinion, a natural breast reduction is breast reduction performed using native breast tissue, reducing the size of the breast by removing tissue centrally and along the medial and lateral aspects of the breast, repositioning the inferior pedicle without placement of an implant. In general, patients who desire […]

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ELECTIVE NIPPLE EFFECTS BREAST SURGERY

Posted On: September 15, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The effects on the nipple from breast augmentation, breast revision, breast lift and breast reduction can be significant. They can include loss or gain of increased sensitivity to the nipple areolar complex. The nerve supply is the 4th lateral intercostal nerve that supplies the nipple areolar complex coming from the side of the chest around the muscle, the peck major, and underneath the […]

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Male breast reduction

Posted On: March 18, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Over the past year, I have seen an increase in the procedure gynecomastia. Gynecomastia surgery is a procedure to reduce enlarged male breasts. I believe the stigma for cosmetic surgery for men has disappeared, and men are excited to correct the size and shape of their breasts. To the left is an example of a  25-year-old male patient […]

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Reasons for Breast Reduction Surgery

Posted On: February 12, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I am presented weekly in my Beverly Hills practice patients that are considering breast reduction surgery.  Most of these women are experiencing a range of physical issues due to overly large breasts, including: Back Pain: when breast are excessively large, pulling forward on the woman’s body puts tension on her back muscles Neck Pain: weight […]

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