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Category: Breast Revision

ELECTIVE NIPPLE EFFECTS BREAST SURGERY

Posted On: September 15, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The effects on the nipple from breast augmentation, breast revision, breast lift and breast reduction can be significant. They can include loss or gain of increased sensitivity to the nipple areolar complex. The nerve supply is the 4th lateral intercostal nerve that supplies the nipple areolar complex coming from the side of the chest around the muscle, the peck major, and underneath the […]

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Tissue Capsule Around Breast Implants

Posted On: September 02, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Any type of breast implant that is placed in the body reacts by forming a protective lining around the implant. This protective lining is referred to as the capsule. Often this capsule is also know as tissue capsule or scar capsule, although it is not exactly the same as scar tissue. The capsule if formed […]

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37 Year Old Female With A Ruptured Implant

Posted On: July 22, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

A 37-year-old African American female presented with a ruptured implant. The ruptured implant was a lower profile saline and was about ten years old. During the consultation, we discussed not only removing the implants but also what her goals were after her breast revision surgery. After setting the expectation, we decide to replace the old […]

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Breast Revision Status Post Previous Fat Grafting And Fat Necrosis Of Bilateral Breast

Posted On: June 23, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

This is the case study of a patient that presents two years post-autologous fat grafting from a different surgeon.  Instead of undergoing augmentation mammoplasty using saline or silicone implants, a different doctor decided to do fat grafting of her breasts.  Over the last two years she has developed very large cystic fat masses in both […]

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Cleavage Enhancement After Previous Breast Augmentation

Posted On: June 14, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The female patient presented is 28 years of age who underwent a primary augmentation by a different surgeon a few years ago. During her consultation with me, she expressed that her breasts were positioned too high, and she had a poor-looking cleavage. After her examination and after discussing the expectations, we decide to perform a breast revision. […]

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Removal of Ruptured Breast Implant

Posted On: February 15, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I was presented a 49 year old female patient with with a ruptured implant of the left side. She stated that her primary augmentation was over 13 years ago and they had used Maghan 360cc.  During the consultation we discussed her goals and outlined the approach to achieve her breast revision and enhancement. For both left and right  breast we […]

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Breast Revision Surgery / Plastic Surgeon

Posted On: January 25, 2016 Author: 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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Pregnancy-Induced Capsular Contracture

Posted On: December 09, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Breast revision surgery is extremely common in patients who have had implants placed in the past and have become pregnant and breastfed after pregnancy. The incidents of scar tissue surrounding the implants is extraordinarily high, and although a specific percentage is not indicated in the literature, in my practice, I see well over 50 to […]

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Capsulectomy Without Removal of Breast Implants

Posted On: December 07, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The female patient presented is 35 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. Since the patient had her breast implants for fewer than two years, we agreed to perform a capsulectomy, which I removed the scar tissue […]

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