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Category: Breast Revision

Cleavage Enhancement After Previous Breast Augmentation

Posted On: June 14, 2016 Author: The Office of 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: The Office of 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: 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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Pregnancy-Induced Capsular Contracture

Posted On: December 09, 2015 Author: The Office of 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: The Office of 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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WHEN TO GET A BREAST REVISION

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

Posted On: October 06, 2015 Author: The Office of 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: The Office of 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: The Office of 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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