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Category: Breast Reduction

Double H Breast Reduction Procedure

Posted On: December 06, 2016 Author: The Office of 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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Natural Breast Reduction

Posted On: October 06, 2016 Author: The Office of 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: The Office of 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: 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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BREAST REDUCTION – TEENAGERS

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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COMPLICATIONS OF BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY

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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GIGANTOMASTIA TREATMENT

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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