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Category: Breast Revision

Which Breast Implants Are Best for Bodybuilders?

Posted On: December 01, 2022 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

3 Minute Read:  Women with all lifestyles and fitness routines desire breast augmentation to enhance the fullness of their chests. This is as true for bodybuilders and women involved in the fitness industry as it is for any other industry.  We commonly see bodybuilders in our Beverly Hills plastic surgery practice and are well attuned […]

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Breast Implant Removal (Explantation) Options

Posted On: October 03, 2022 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

2 Minute Read: I have been writing about breast implant removal surgery for over a decade. There are many reasons for a woman to consider removing her breast implants.  These reasons include changes to the implants and the breasts over time, the feeling that the implants are too heavy or large for her body, or […]

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Complex Breast Reconstruction Case Study

Posted On: September 07, 2022 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

1 Minute Read: Women may choose revision surgery for many reasons, such as lifestyle changes, weight fluctuations, post-pregnancy, or skin laxity. However, some patients experience uncontrollable complications associated with their primary augmentation and require breast revision surgery.  A few weeks ago, I was presented with a female patient interested in breast revision surgery. During the […]

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Posted On: July 06, 2022 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Breast Revision for Capsular Contracture What is capsular contracture?  Capsular contracture is simply scar tissue hardening around implants in which the patient can have severely disfigured and painful breasts.  We see this every week, as Dr. Linder specializes in breast revision surgery, seeing patients in his Beverly Hills office. Capsular contracture is associated with scar […]

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Following Breast Revision Surgery

Posted On: December 29, 2021 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

1 Minute Read:  I perform breast revision surgery weekly at my Beverly Hills practice. Breast revision is for women who already had breast augmentation but need their implants redone. This can be for several reasons, including complications with the scar tissue, a ruptured breast implant, double bubble deformity, or bottoming out. Following surgery, breast revision […]

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Why Would You Consider a Breast Implant Revision

Posted On: December 07, 2021 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

1 Minute Read:  Women may choose to have a breast revision for many reasons, such as skin laxity, size, shape, pregnancy, weight fluctuations, or lifestyle changes.  However, some patients experience complications associated with breast augmentation that are uncontrollable and require breast implant revision surgery.  Below are a few common breast concerns addressed with revision.  Bottoming […]

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Breast Implant Placements

Posted On: September 16, 2021 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Placement of Breast Implants Saline or silicone implants may be placed in one or two planes, either the subglandular retromammary or the dual plane technique or subpectoral two-thirds under the muscle, one-third over.  The majority of our patients with primary augmentation we prefer the dual plane technique, placing the implant behind the muscle along the […]

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Posted On: February 10, 2021 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

The video below indicates how a ruptured saline implant is removed.  In my practice, I prefer to use the incisions that were previously made. If they are my patients specifically, the periareolar incision sites will be reused. If they were done through an inframammary approach, the inframammary incision is used.  The incision is opened with […]

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Posted On: September 25, 2020 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Whenever a patient presents with a ruptured implant, we highly recommend that the implant be removed and replaced as soon as possible.  Ruptured saline implants are usually clinically obvious as one breast will be significantly smaller than the other.  The crack or rupture can occur either from the shall itself, most commonly with textured implants, […]

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