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Category: Breast Revision

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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Double Bubble Breast Deformity

Posted On: April 22, 2020 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients who present frequently for breast revision surgery to my Beverly Hills practice, is do to double-bubble deformity. By definition, a double-bubble deformity is when the implant is too high or superiorly retropositioned and the skin over-drapes the implant in an unnatural appearance. This can be fixed using several different techniques due to the extent and degree […]

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Breast Implants, Above Vs. Below The Muscle

Posted On: February 24, 2020 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Saline and silicone implants can be placed either in the subpectoral (below the muscle), dual plane, or subglandular (above the muscle) position. The plane of dissection normally depends on each woman’s chest wall anatomy. For the majority of women, we do prefer to place the implants with the dual plane technique, where the implant is two-thirds under and […]

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