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Category: Breast topics

MRI DIAGNOSIS OF RUPTURED SILICONE

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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Tubular Breast Augmentation and Bra Bulge Liposuction

Posted On: June 14, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated a 25-year-old female who was unhappy with not only the size of her breast but also its shape, which was due to her slight tubular breast deformity that caused a poorly defined inframammary fold. In other words, there was no fold along the bottom of the breast, and the flattening of the lower […]

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PECTUS EXCAVATUM BREAST SURGERY

Posted On: May 22, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

By definition, Pectus excavatum is a term describing an abnormal formation of the ribcage in which the distance from the sternum or the breast bone to the backbone or the vertebral column is reduced (decreased). This gives the chest a sunken in or caved in appearance.Women present to my office frequently desiring breast augmentation procedure […]

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Asian Breast Augmentation

Posted On: May 07, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Los Angeles is known as a melting pot of people who come from all over the globe, especially the Asian population. Many patients who are of Chinese, Korean, or Thai background play a significant role in our patient base that undergo breast enhancement procedures every year. In general, they desire the most natural-looking results possible. […]

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Moderate Plus Saline Breast Implants

Posted On: May 03, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient below is a 28-year-old female requesting breast augmentation. She desired a natural appearance to enhance and balance her overall bustline and figure. After she explained her expectations, we selected 390 cc saline moderate plus breast implants for the procedure. Moderate plus implants are mid-range implants that have an average width and quantity of […]

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PECTUS CARINATUM & EXCAVATUM DEFORMITY CASE STUDIES

Posted On: March 28, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

CASE STUDY: Pectus Carinatum The preoperative photos indicate the patient has undergone two previous breast augmentations. The patient has severe Pectus Carinatum deformity of her right breast, greater than the left. She has severe pectus carinatum of the entire right lateral chest cavity, sloping laterally and posteriorly. This causes lateral displacement of the implant. There […]

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Breast Revision Surgery / Plastic Surgeon

Posted On: February 25, 2019 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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Explantation & Breast Reduction With Lift

Posted On: February 07, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Breast Implant Removal With Breast Reduction and Lift 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 […]

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Breast Augmentation Using Saline Implants

Posted On: January 31, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Case Study #1 I was presented with a 23-year-old female who was looking to undergo a primary breast augmentation. During the consultation, she expressed that she wanted more enhanced cleavage and fullness to her shape. After discussing her goals, size, and shape, we agreed on scheduling a surgery date. During the breast mammoplasty (augmentation), I […]

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