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Category: Implant Removal

QUESTIONS ASKED PRIOR TO EXPLANT SURGERY

Posted On: May 14, 2020 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Common Questions Asked Prior to Breast Implant Removal The decision to remove breast implants can be a difficult one; however, once you understand and establish realistic expectations, many women still have a few questions prior to having explantation surgery. Below are a few typical questions that are often asked during consultations in my Beverly Hills practice. Feel […]

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CONSIDERING IMPLANT REMOVAL

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

There are many reasons why a woman may choose to remove there breast implants. Even if your breast implant surgery was perfectly planned and beautifully executed, changes can occur over time and below are a few examples why women consider implant removal. 1. Wants to Feel Healthier. Women not infrequently have had implants in either silicone or saline, leading […]

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Textured Breast Implant Removal Beverly Hills

Posted On: August 26, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

On July 24th, 2019 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in action to protect women from breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) requested that Allergan™, the manufacturer of a specific type of textured implant , recall specific models of its textured breast implants from the U.S. market. These textured breast implants include Natrelle […]

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Ruptured Silicone Gel Textured Implant

Posted On: May 17, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Case Study #1 This is an excellent example of a reconstructive patient with ruptured silicone gel textured implants and an isolated capsule from the parenchyma of the breast. This is a 72-year-old Russian patient presenting from the USSR with specifically severe ruptured silicone Baker IV capsular contracture and a double-bubble breast deformity.Upon entering into the breast pocket, […]

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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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A Mammogram Doesn’t Always Detect a Rupture

Posted On: March 16, 2018 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

A few weeks ago I had a 54-year-old female come into my office due to her left breast losing volume. During the consultation, she stated she had recently had a mammogram screening and that the report showed the saline implants were intact. The two pre-op photos to the left clearly show that deflation of the […]

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Implant Removal Due To Symmastia

Posted On: October 31, 2017 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

I was presented with a female who was looking to remove her breast implants.  During the consultation, she expressed how her implants had changed in appearance over the years.  I explained to her that she was experiencing a condition call symmastia, which is a rare occurrence. Symmastia is when the implants appear to merge, leaving […]

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Ruptured Breast Implant Over 40 Years Old

Posted On: October 19, 2017 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Weekly in my Beverly Hills surgery center, I perform breast revision surgery due to implant ruptures. However, it is not often that I come across implants that are over 40 years old. This past month I was removing an implant, which I knew was placed in the late 70s, and to my surprise, the implant […]

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Pregnant With Ruptured Saline Implant

Posted On: September 11, 2017 Author: The Office of 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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