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Category: Breast Revision

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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Breast Revision Surgery / Plastic Surgeon

Posted On: February 25, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

The female patient presented is 58 years of age and requested to have a breast revision. During the examination, I confirmed that she had capsular contracture (scar tissue) around the implants and required a breast lift to achieve her exceptions. Her previous surgery was performed less than a year ago by a non-board-certified plastic surgeon […]

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Revision After Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Posted On: December 27, 2018 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Dr. Linder was presented with a patient in his Beverly Hills office regarding having her breasts redone after breast cancer reconstruction. During the consultation, she explained that she was hoping to correct the asymmetry of her breasts and smooth out the dimples in her right breast. After listening to her goals and going over what […]

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Severe Bottoming Out

Posted On: November 21, 2018 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Case Study #1 Reconstruction Inferior Capsulorraphy for Severe Bottoming Out Patients present to my practice in Beverly Hills for severe deformities, including malposition, technical areas of breast implant placement, and in this case severe bottoming out, complete collapse of upper pole of pocket causing inferior displacement of the implant and a bottoming out appearance. This […]

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