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Category: Breast Revision

WHEN TO GET A BREAST REVISION

Posted On: November 09, 2015 Author: 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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Downsizing With Full Breast Lift

Posted On: October 06, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

During her consultation, a 34-year-old mother of two explained that she was hoping to have a breast lift as well as a reduction in the size of her implants. After listening to her expectations and agreeing with her goals, we scheduled her for surgery. During her breast revision surgery, we replaced her old 500 cc saline implants with […]

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Dow Corning Ruptured Silicone Breast Implant

Posted On: September 17, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I was presented a 55 year old patient with with a ruptured Dow Corning silicone breast implant. During the consultation we discussed her goals and outlined the approach to achieve her breast revision and enhancement. For the left breast we selected 425cc silicone high profile gel implant.  The right breast we selected 400cc silicone high profile gel implant. As you can […]

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Post Pregnancy Baker 4 Capsular Contracture

Posted On: September 02, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I was presented a patient who, after pregnancy, developed a Baker 4 capsular contracture to her breast. When any type of breast implant is inserted, the body naturally forms a protective lining around it. This is referred to as the capsule or tissue capsule. This happens in everyone whether the breast implant is smooth or […]

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Double Bubble and Ruptured Implant

Posted On: July 10, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient presents a left ruptured breast implant along with a double bubble deformity, which means the implant has risen and the skin now over-drapes the breast. To correct the left breast I down sized the implant using a 320cc high profile saline implant and used the circus-areola technique (also known as the benelli procedure) which […]

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Reasons for Breast Augmentation Revision

Posted On: June 10, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Reasons for Breast Augmentation Revision Breast augmentation surgery involves the insertion of implants to enhance the size, shape, and projection of a woman’s breasts. This procedure generally leaves patients feeling beautiful, confident, and comfortable in their new bodies. However, complications or concerns may arise that need to be corrected by a secondary surgery. Breast Size […]

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Breast Reconstruction Status Post

Posted On: April 15, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

INFECTED BREAST IMPLANTS – COSTA RICA This patient presents with breast implants placed in Costa Rica in which she pusses out and ended up with severe abscesses. Implants were removed in Costa Rica three months later. She is now seen one year later, traveling to Beverly Hills for reconstruction. On a close-up view of the […]

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BREAST IMPLANTS FOR BODY BUILDERS

Posted On: January 14, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

It is quite common in my Beverly Hills plastic surgery practice to take care of women who are involved in the fitness and body building industry. These women want to enhance their breasts in order to increase fullness which is often associated with loss of breast tissue and volume after significant weight loss associated with […]

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Severe Breast Deformity – Ruptured Silicone With Nipple Repositioning

Posted On: November 11, 2014 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

This patient presents from Korea with severe scar tissue contracture with ruptured silicone implants causing constriction and malposition of the right nipple areolar complex. She has complete loss of medial cleavage. See her preoperative photographs showing severe encapsulation and painful breast deformity. The patient underwent bilateral open periprosthetic capsulectomy, circumferential open capsulotomy,removal of all ruptured […]

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