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Category: Breast topics

Breast Revision, With SCX Implant Replacement

Posted On: June 26, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I had the opportunity to evaluate this 58-year-old female who was looking to have a breast revision. During her examination, the patient stated that she had a primary augmentation 35 years ago, and over time her breasts had become asymmetric. I explained to her that the asymmetrical appearance was due to scar tissue and a […]

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Mentor Saline Breast Revision

Posted On: June 12, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated this 24-year-old female who requested to have a breast revision. During her examination, the patient mentioned that she had a primary augmentation a few years ago and that over time her breasts have become asymmetrical.  Based on the pre-op photo to the left, I explained that the reason for her breast asymmetry was […]

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SILICONE VS. SALINE

Posted On: May 21, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

During consultation, questions often arise as to which implants will be best for the patient, silicone vs. saline. Although both implants are still available, FDA has still restricted the use of silicone gel implants to women who meet specific criteria. In the United States, both Mentor and Inamed provide FDA approved silicone gel implants for women who […]

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Tubular Breast With Augmentation

Posted On: May 18, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I was presented with a female patient who requested breast augmentation surgery along with correcting what she called her “constricted breast.” During her examination, I found that she had a condition called tubular breast deformity. Tuberous breasts or tubular breasts are a result of a congenital abnormality. After listening to her goals, we agreed to […]

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WHAT ARE TUBULAR BREASTS?

Posted On: May 10, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Tubular breast deformities are not all that uncommon. By definition, it is associated with herniation of breast tissue into the nipple areolar complex, constriction along the lower pole of the breast causing a poorly defined inframammary fold. Often the nipple areolar complexes are also lowered causing some degree of sagginess or ptosis. Repair of the […]

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Breast Augmentation With Benelli Lift

Posted On: May 04, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The female patient presented is 26 years old and was looking to improve her breast appearance by increasing her breast volume and position. However, her thoughts about having a breast lift were concerning because of the potential scarring. During her examination, she showed a mild degree of breast sagging, and based on her expectations, a […]

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Breast Augmentation For 30 Year-Old

Posted On: April 06, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient below is a 30-year-old female that came to me 5 months ago looking to improve her appearance of her breast. During her consultation she shared with me how she was seeking to enhance her shape and fullness. After listening to her expectations, we agreed to use 320 cc high-profile saline breast implant by Allergan. […]

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Explantation & Breast Reduction With Lift

Posted On: March 10, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The female patient presented was looking to have her breast implants removed and wanting to improve her breast appearance without placing new implants. During her examination, she expressed she was hoping to have a breast lift and reduction. After discussing her expectations, we agreed to perform an explantation (implant removal), mammoplasty (reduction), and mastopexy (breast lift). […]

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SRX Silicone Gel Breast Augmentation

Posted On: February 23, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient below is a  35-year old female requesting a primary breast augmentation.  As you can see by the preop photo, both breast are small and nicely balanced. The patient was hoping to increase her size and fullness overall. After listening to her expectations, we selected to go with 225 cc Natrelle Inspira SRX breast implants. These SRX […]

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