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Capsular Contracture With Sling, Breast Revision

Posted On: February 14, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient to the left came into my Beverly Hills office looking to correct a previous augmentation. During her examination, it was apparent that she had capsular contracture (hardening of the breast) due to scar tissue around the implants. After listening to her goals, we scheduled a breast revision surgery. Treatment of capsular contracture involves multiple […]

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NY Times Article "After Mastectomies"

Posted On: February 02, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

A few days ago on January 29, 2017, New York Times posted an article by Roni Caryn Rabin titled After Mastectomies, an Unexpected Blow: Numb New Breasts. The article presents a few patients’ stories about having mastectomies and the subsequent loss of sensations in their breasts. As the article states, “While doctors agree on the need for a mastectomy […]

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Rippling and Capsular Contracture, Revision Breast Surgery

Posted On: January 28, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The female patient presented to the left was requesting to have a breast revision surgery due to her breast being asymmetry . During the examination, the breast had asymmetry due to the right breast having scar tissue (capsular contracture) and the left breast experiencing a rippling effect. Capsular contracture is scar tissue that forms around the breast […]

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Plastic Surgery Is A Choice After Breast Cancer

Posted On: January 20, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Going through breast cancer and losing a portion or all of your breasts can be traumatic. A decision to undergo plastic surgery can be hard not only physically but also emotionally. As a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, I am thankful for my training, so I can help women who have battled breast cancer regain […]

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Male Breast Reduction Procedure

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

I was presented a 23 year-old male who was self-conscious about the size of his breasts. During the consultation and examination we discussed how to remove the excessive glandular breast tissue and fat by performing gynecomastia surgery. The procedure was performed under general anesthesia supervised by a board-certified anesthesiologist. The photo to the right shows […]

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Grade 3 Ptosis, Breast Augmentation Enhancement

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

I evaluated a female patient who expressed that she wanted to lift the shape of the breast as well as increase the volume. During her examination, we discussed her slight tubular deformity and grade 3 ptosis. Grade 3 ptosis is where the nipples lie below the inframammary fold and point downward (see the pre-op photo […]

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WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR BREAST LOOK DIFFERENT

Posted On: December 23, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Breast asymmetry can be associated with normally congenital, developmental or even traumatic or associated with breast cancer which may require breast reconstructive surgery causing breast asymmetry. Breast asymmetry is associated with one breast looking larger or smaller than the other. It can also be associated with one breast being saggier or having more ptosis than the […]

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Primary Augmentation With Lift

Posted On: December 21, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

I evaluated this 27-year-old female who requested to have a primary augmentation. During her examination, she mentioned that, after having two children, she was ready to get her pre-pregnancy shape back. To the left, you can see her pre-op photo that shows severe skin laxity with a loss of upper-pole fullness of the breast. During her […]

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5 Months After Breast Enhancement

Posted On: December 16, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

This patient was a 25-year-old female who was wanting to enhance the size and shape of her breasts. During her consultation, she explained her desire to reshape her breasts with a slight lift and increase the volume. After setting her expectation, we agreed to use  320cc Allergan high-profile saline breast implants for her breast augmentation surgery. The post-op photo […]

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