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Category: Tummy Tuck

How Can I Get Rid of Stretch Marks of the Abdomen?

Posted On: February 23, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Removing Stretch Marks Every week in my Beverly Hills practice I am presented with patients looking to improve the look of there abdomen. Sudden changes in the body size, such as during pregnancy, puberty, or weight gain can create stretch marks. During my consultation with most of these patients they explain that they have tried […]

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BEVERLY HILLS ABDOMINOPLASTY

Posted On: April 08, 2014 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Interestingly, not a lot has changed over the last 30 years on tummy tuck surgery.  The gold standard is still a lower abdominal C-section-like scar which is extended all the way to the hips bilaterally. Notice this patient preoperatively has significant abdominal wall laxity, skin laxity and her muscles have been pulled apart, called rectus […]

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Total Body Makeover

Posted On: March 20, 2014 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient is an Indian female status post delivery of two children.  Good candidate for combined augmentation mammoplasty procedure using high profile saline implants and a left vertical mastopexy with full abdominoplasty.  The patient is three months postoperative.  She has had augmentation with dual plane technique, placement of saline implant high profile, under the muscle, […]

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TOTAL BODY – TOTAL MOMMY MAKEOVER

Posted On: December 06, 2013 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Patient in her preoperative photograph shows severe weight loss leading so significant skin laxity of the breasts, abdomen and hips.  She lost approximately 120 pounds and underwent 10 months ago augmentation mammoplasty procedure using high profile saline implants over-filled; a formal mastopexy using the inferior pedicle Wise-pattern technique (breast lift anchor scar) and a full […]

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Mommy Makeover

Posted On: August 02, 2013 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

This patient is a 39-year-old Asian female presenting for a mommy makeover after having her second child through cesarian section.  Her breasts show involutional upper pole atrophy, loss of fullness of her breasts with significant skin laxity and sagginess.  Her left breast is significantly “saggier” than the right.  The patient gave me permission to perform […]

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STATUS POST GASTRIC BYPASS, MOMMY MAKEOVER, TOTAL BODY RECONSTRUCTION

Posted On: May 10, 2013 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The patient below presents with a 125-pound weight loss after a laparoscopic banding procedure leaving her with severe asymmetry, grade 3 ptosis (right breast significantly larger than the left with asymmetry), a significant abdominal pannus, skin laxity, rectus diastasis and lipodystrophy of the hips.  The patient is now two months postoperative with 500 cc high […]

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SEROMA FORMATION AFTER TUMMY TUCK

Posted On: April 19, 2013 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients after tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) procedure may present with multiple complications, one of which is a seroma.  Seroma is a complication that may occur in up to 1 to 2 percent of abdominoplasties, especially large paniculectomies.  In my opinion, in order to reduce this risk complication, it is important to drain the abdominal cavity.  In […]

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TOTAL BODY MAKEOVER

Posted On: March 26, 2013 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

STATUS POST MASSIVE WEIGHT LOSS The patient presents with significant weight loss, well over 120 pounds, leaving her with severe breast asymmetry, grade 3 ptosis, massive abdominal pannus, skin laxity with residual lipodystrophy of the iliac crest roll hips.  The patient presented for breast enhancement, breast mastopexy and full tummy tuck procedure.  The frontal views […]

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Total Body Sculpting Beverly Hills

Posted On: March 20, 2013 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

BREAST DYSPHORIA, INVOLUTIONAL ATROPHY AND ABDOMINAL LAXITY This patient presents with bilateral breast dysphoria, involution upper pole atrophy, abdominal rectus diastasis and lipodystrophy of the iliac crest rolls.  Her before photo shows complete loss of fullness of the upper poles of her breast as well as lipodystrophy of a muffin top and a lower abdominal skin […]

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