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Category: Breast topics

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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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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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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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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