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Category: Breast Revision

Breast Lift, Breast Augmentation Revision

Posted On: September 18, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

The tubular examples show patients who underwent breast augmentation and breast lift surgery by a different surgeon with unsatisfactory results.  Both of these patients had breast lifts that were performed with inadequate amounts of skin removed as well as with implants placed in the malposition.  As a result, these patients have required total breast reconstruction […]

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Breast Revision Surgery Downsizing

Posted On: August 19, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Many people decide to exchange their breast implants during their life. Whether it is because of a complication due to scarring around the capsule of an implant (capsular contracture), the collapse of the upper pocket (bottoming out), malpositioning or rupture of an implant, or personal preference, there are numerous reasons someone would choose to undergo […]

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TECHNIQUE AND REMOVAL OF RUPTURED SALINE

Posted On: July 24, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

The video below indicate how ruptured saline implant is removed.  In my practice, I prefer to use the incision sites 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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CAPSULE – SCAR TISSUE REMOVAL

Posted On: July 10, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

CAPSULECTOMY Patients present for capsular contracture, severe, every week in my Beverly Hills practice. What exactly is the capsule that forms around an implant?  Any time a prosthetic device is placed in the body, i.e., hydraulic shunts into the brain, heart valves, aortic valves, mitral valves, prosthetic hips or any other form of internal foreign material, […]

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When to Get a Breast Revision

Posted On: June 10, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

There are many reasons why women decide to undergo secondary breast elective breast revision or reoperation. These include capsular contracture, improper initial placement of the implant, rupture of the implant (silicone or saline), bottoming out of the implant, or double bubble deformity implant placed in a pocket superiorly retropositioned with overlap of skin or simply a decision to make a […]

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Beverly Hills Severe Breast Asymmetry – Congenital

Posted On: May 24, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Case Study 1: This patient presents with severe congenital breast asymmetry. Preoperative photograph shows right breast is a 36DD, left breast 36C. Patient desired breast implants for reconstruction purposes as well as a breast reduction lift on the right. She is one-week postop. Notice the symmetry of the nipple areolar complex. There is some upper pole […]

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Ruptured Silicone Gel Textured Implant

Posted On: May 17, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Case Study #1 This is an excellent example of a reconstructive patient with ruptured silicone gel textured implants and an isolated capsule from the parenchyma of the breast. This is a 72-year-old Russian patient presenting from the USSR with specifically severe ruptured silicone Baker IV capsular contracture and a double-bubble breast deformity.Upon entering into the breast pocket, […]

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CLEAVAGE REPAIR STATUS POST BREAST AUGMENTATION – BEVERLY HILLS

Posted On: April 26, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients present to my office weekly for breast revision surgery.  Cleavage is an important determinant and final result after breast augmentation procedures.  The patient in the photos underwent augmentation mammoplasty procedure by a different surgeon with obviously poor cleavage.  This was done through the transaxillary approach in which the parasternal attachments of the pectoralis major muscle […]

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When to Replace Your Implants

Posted On: April 10, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

There is often great confusion regarding when to replace saline and silicone breast implants, especially when associated with ruptured breast implants. Please view this specific page for greater details pertaining to removal and replacement of ruptured saline, silicone, Dow Corning, Becker implants, double lumen, polyurethane implants, and gummy bears. Saline Implants With respect to saline implants, […]

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