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Category: Breast topics

Two Ruptured Silicone Implants

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

The patient presented recently had an MRI taken that detected a ruptured implant on her right breast. This implant was a 13-year-old 510 cc silicone implant. Immediately the patient scheduled a consultation with me to discuss what her best option would be for treatment. During the consultation, we agreed the best approach for her to […]

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Pregnant With Ruptured Saline Implant

Posted On: September 11, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

A 40-year-old African American female presented was five months pregnant when she realized that her left, nine-year-old Allergan 420 cc saline implant had ruptured. Due to her pregnancy and breastfeeding after giving birth, she waited 14 months to replace the implant. During our consultation, I suggested that this patient should undergo a breast revision as […]

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Liposuction of the Hips and Abdomen With Augmentation

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

The female patient presented was requesting to enhance her breasts, hips, and abdominal area. During her consultation, the patient discussed the idea of contouring her mid section after realizing that exercise was not giving her the results she had been striving to achieve. She was also looking to create a better projection and fullness of […]

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How Soon Can I Start Exercising After Breast Surgery

Posted On: August 22, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

A large percentage of my patients who have primary breast augmentation surgery in my Beverly Hills practice live a very active lifestyle. Their physical activities range from cardiovascular/aerobic exercises to muscular workouts. One of the questions that I get asked the most prior to scheduling a breast augmentation or revision surgery is, “When can I […]

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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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