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Category: Plastic Surgery

TUMMY TUCK REVISION

Posted On: September 05, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients often present for large panniculectomy surgery, requiring multi-stage operations in order to obtain the perfect result. Large paniculectomies are performed on patients with a large abdominal pannus. These patients are instructed well prior to their original surgery that they will probably need a second surgery in order to perform secondary excision of dermoglandular tissue […]

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When to Get a Breast Revision

Posted On: June 10, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

There are many reasons why women decide to undergo secondary breast elective breast revision or reoperation. These include capsular contracture, improper initial placement of the implant, rupture of the implant (silicone or saline), bottoming out of the implant, or double bubble deformity implant placed in a pocket superiorly retropositioned with overlap of skin or simply a decision to make a […]

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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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Body Sculpting: Total Body Makeover

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

These examples show female patients who have had significant fluctuation in their weight associated with pregnancy, breastfeeding, and massive weight loss. As a result, they have undergone a combination surgical procedures like breast augmentation with breast lift surgery, breast augmentation with tummy tuck surgery, and breast reduction surgery. These women are excellent examples to how […]

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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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WHAT ARE TUBULAR BREASTS?

Posted On: January 09, 2019 Author: The Office of 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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SILICONE IMPLANTS AND RIPPLING VISIBILITY

Posted On: June 07, 2018 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

In general, there has been a myth that the use of silicone implants will completely reduce or prevent all visibility and rippling of the breasts. This is actually untrue. We have had a significant number of patients present with silicone implants from around the world who now have serious rippling and visibility, both along the […]

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Plastic Surgeon Qualifications

Posted On: March 08, 2018 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

It is vital that patients do as much due diligence on finding their plastic surgeon as possible. When considering body sculpting procedures, it is important that patients find a physician who is board certified with the American Board of Plastic Surgery. This doctor should be a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and […]

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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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