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Category: Breast Revision

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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Total Capsulectomy Beverly Hills, CA

Posted On: November 12, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Dr. Linder was presented a patient from out of town wanting to remove her silicone breast implants due to autoimmune issues. After listening to her concerns and examining the elasticity of her breasts, her and Dr. Linder agreed that she would benefit from having a breast lift along with removing the implants. The video below shows […]

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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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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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