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Category: Breast topics

Reasons for Breast Reduction Surgery

Posted On: March 06, 2020 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

I am presented weekly in my Beverly Hills practice with patients who are considering breast reduction surgery. Most of these women are experiencing a range of physical issues due to overly large breasts, including: Back Pain: When breast are excessively large, pulling forward on the woman’s body puts tension on her back muscles. Neck Pain: […]

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Breast Implants, Above Vs. Below The Muscle

Posted On: February 24, 2020 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Saline and silicone implants can be placed either in the subpectoral (below the muscle), dual plane, or subglandular (above the muscle) position. The plane of dissection normally depends on each woman’s chest wall anatomy. For the majority of women, we do prefer to place the implants with the dual plane technique, where the implant is two-thirds under and […]

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NIPPLE REDUCTION PROCEDURE

Posted On: February 06, 2020 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients often present for nipple reduction. This is a procedure where the patients present with nipple hypertrophy. Symptoms of nipple hypertrophy can include pain, excoriation, rash, embarrassment, psychological and self-esteem issues. It can also be difficult to wear clothing due to enlargement of the nipple with exposure. Excoriation, rashes and irritation of enlarged nipples also have been seen in […]

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Total Capsulectomy Beverly Hills, CA

Posted On: November 12, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Dr. Linder was presented a patient from out of town wanting to remove her silicone breast implants due to autoimmune issues. After listening to her concerns and examining the elasticity of her breasts, her and Dr. Linder agreed that she would benefit from having a breast lift along with removing the implants. The video below shows […]

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FDA Recommends Breast Implant Warning

Posted On: November 05, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Over the past week, I appeared on two separate news stations (KTLA & CBSN) discussing the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommendation that breast-implant manufacturers help make sure patients are wise to the risks and benefits associated with the devices.   The agency has drafted guidance to the manufacturers to lay out risks relating […]

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TYPES OF BREAST LIFT PROCEDURES

Posted On: October 25, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Woman from all over the world come to Beverly Hills to see Dr. Linder to have their breasts augmented, lifted and reduced. Breast lift surgery in Beverly Hills is a very common procedure that we perform every week. Breast lifts are very important when women have excess skin associated with either weight loss or the effects of […]

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High Or Moderate Plus Profile Implants

Posted On: October 02, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Profile Breast Implants Both high profile and moderate plus profile implants come in silicone and saline. When it comes to anterior/posterior projection the high profile have a increased projection and the moderate plus profile have a mid range projection. The majority of the implants used in our practice are high profile implants because they leave […]

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Breast Revision Surgery Downsizing

Posted On: August 19, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Many people decide to exchange their breast implants during their life. Whether it is because of a complication due to scarring around the capsule of an implant (capsular contracture), the collapse of the upper pocket (bottoming out), malpositioning or rupture of an implant, or personal preference, there are numerous reasons someone would choose to undergo […]

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MRI Diagnosis Of Ruptured Silicone Breast Implants

Posted On: July 18, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients who present with silicone gel implants may present with ruptured silicone implants, although it is difficult to detect clinically.  Patients should undergo every two to three years postaugmentation or augmentation revision with silicone implants and MRI in order to determine the integrity of its shell or the bags.  Our patients are instructed that the […]

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