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Category: Breast Reduction

Male breast reduction

Posted On: March 18, 2016 Author: The Office of 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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Breast Reduction Revision

Posted On: May 20, 2014 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Breast reduction revision is a very tricky operation because blood supply has already been violated once to the nipple areolar complex and therefore the Board Certified Plastic Surgeon must be very diligent and experienced with this technique. It is absolutely vital that the nipple areolar complex maintains its blood supply and that the base pedicle […]

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Posted On: January 06, 2014 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients do present in their teenage years for breast reduction surgery.  These young women often have the same symptoms associated with bilateral breast hypertrophy, including large pendulous breasts with back pain, neck pain, grooving along the shoulder blades; however intertriginous rashes are less common.  There is also the emotional difficult psychological torment of having disproportionately […]

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Posted On: October 20, 2013 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

HEMATOMA Hematoma is a one to two percent incident status post all major surgeries under general anesthesia. Drainage tubes are placed postoperatively for a minimum of 24 hours in our practice which may help to evacuate the fluid. However, drains have not been found to prevent hematomas. Patients should refrain from aspirin, Advil, Motrin, Excedrin […]

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Techniques Of Choice For Breast Reduction

Posted On: July 20, 2013 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

INFERIOR PEDICLE TECHNIQUE (WISE-PATTERN) There are multiple procedures that can be performed through the years, which will reduce the breasts. Dr. Linder favors the inferior pedicle technique (Wise-Pattern). This technique has allowed us to preform enormous reductions without loss of the nipple areolar complex and maintain excellent blood supply to the nipple areola. This is […]

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Posted On: January 23, 2013 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients from all over come to Beverly Hills to have their breast reduction performed with Dr. Linder. The breast reduction procedure involves removing skin, fat and glandular tissue. The normal breast is composed of 50% fat and 50% glandular tissue. When patients have an excessive amount of fat, breast tissue and skin, they may have bilateral breast […]

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Breast Reduction, Inferior Pedicle Technique

Posted On: August 01, 2012 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

For the majority of my breast reduction surgeries performed weekly, I perform my reductions using the inferior pedicle Wise-pattern technique.  The inferior pedicle technique removes tissue from the inner and outer sides of the breast and above the inferior pedicle superiorly.  After removing the medial and lateral dermoglandular wedge, the inferior pedicle is raised superiorly […]

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Gigantomastia Surgery Breast Amputation

Posted On: April 12, 2012 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

GIGANTOMASTIA SURGERY: BREAST AMPUTATION WITH FREE NIPPLE GRAFTING The patient below is a 48-year-old female presenting with massive gigantomastic breasts/breast hypertrophy, 40KK breasts, with symptoms of severe back pain, neck strain, grooving around the shoulder blades and coracoid aspects of the shoulders, including ulnar neuropathy, rashes and ulcerations of the breasts due to poor circulation […]

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Breast Reduction Procedure Featured in PSP

Posted On: December 19, 2011 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

I just received my December 2011 issue of Plastic Surgery Practice magazine. Inside this issue, I wrote an article titled, “The Evolving Breast-Reduction Procedure.” Within the article, I discuss the path to reduction, several techniques, and complications. I also noticed that this article appears on their site – – under December 2011 features. I […]

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