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Category: Breast Revision

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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Ruptured Silicone Implant

Posted On: October 17, 2018 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Case Study #1 This is a case example of a patient who presents with a ruptured silicone implant who had a breast augmentation only four years ago. She presents with severe Baker IV capsular contracture with a very hardened right breast with severe scar tissue hardening. Interestingly, she denies any incidents of trauma to her […]

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Breast Implant Removal of B-Lite Implants From Germany

Posted On: September 19, 2018 Author: Peter Houtz

Last week, I had a patient from Ukraine (Eastern Europe) come to my Beverly Hills practice for breast revision surgery. As I was removing the implant, it was a type of implant that I had never seen in my 19 years of practice. It appeared to be a textured, coated silicone, similar to a gummy […]

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Ruptured 20-Year-Old Saline Implant Removal

Posted On: July 09, 2018 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

A patient from Oklahoma traveled to my Beverly Hills practice to consult with me about the lost volume in her left breast. During the consultation, it was apparent that she had a deflation (see pre-op photo) and during our discussion, she stated that she had a primary augmentation about 20 years ago. After listening to […]

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