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Category: Breast Revision

Plastic Surgery Is A Choice After Breast Cancer

Posted On: January 20, 2017 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Going through breast cancer and losing a portion or all of your breasts can be traumatic. A decision to undergo plastic surgery can be hard not only physically but also emotionally. As a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, I am thankful for my training, so I can help women who have battled breast cancer regain […]

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Posted On: January 02, 2017 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

The below example is a typical case of a patient who presents for a mini mommy makeover. She has had a cesarian section, has involutional upper pole atrophy, loss of upper pole fullness of her breasts, has lipodystrophy adiposity of the iliac crest rolls, and rectus diastasis. Her desire is to improve the fullness of […]

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Breast Surgeries Prior To Holiday Season

Posted On: December 08, 2016 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

As the holiday season approaches, my Beverly Hills practice always seems to be very busy when it comes to breast surgeries. This year is no exception, as my operating room staff and I performed seven breast surgeries yesterday. Those procedures included two breast implant revision surgeries due to ruptured saline implants, two breast implant revision surgeries due to capsular […]

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Breast Revision After Two Previous Breast Surgeries

Posted On: December 01, 2016 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated this 31-year-old female who requested to have a breast revision. During her examination, she mentioned that this was going to be her third breast surgery. She had had two prior breast surgeries from other surgeons in Southern California and was hopeful this would be her last. The frontal pre-op photos to the left show capsular contracture (scar tissue) and […]

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Approval Of Allergen's New Natrelle Inspira Extra Cohesive Breast Implant

Posted On: September 29, 2016 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Allergan Announces FDA Approval Allergan Pharmaceuticals continues to make great stride in increased enhancement of their already excellent technology with silicone and saline breast implants.  Currently, on September 23, 2016, the FDA has now once again approved their newest silicone gel implant, the Inspira Natrelle Extra Cohesive Silicone Gel Implant.  This implant has increased gel […]

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Posted On: September 15, 2016 Author: The Office of 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: The Office of 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: The Office of 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: The Office of 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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