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SILICONE VS. SALINE

Posted On: May 21, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Breast topics, Plastic Surgery

During consultation, questions often arise as to which implants will be best for the patient, silicone vs. saline. Although both implants are still available, FDA has still restricted the use of silicone gel implants to women who meet specific criteria. In the United States, both Mentor and Inamed provide FDA approved silicone gel implants for women who […]

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Tubular Breast With Augmentation

Posted On: May 18, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Breast topics, Tubular Breast

I was presented with a female patient who requested breast augmentation surgery along with correcting what she called her “constricted breast.” During her examination, I found that she had a condition called tubular breast deformity. Tuberous breasts or tubular breasts are a result of a congenital abnormality. After listening to her goals, we agreed to […]

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Breast Revision With Lift

Posted On: May 11, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Breast Lift, Breast Revision

The patient presented is 28 years old and was looking to revise a previous breast augmentation. During her examination, I could see that her right breast had a downward elevation of the nipple-areola and a lower inframammary fold due to bottoming out. The left breast had scar tissue, also known as capsular contracture, which had […]

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WHAT ARE TUBULAR BREASTS?

Posted On: May 10, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Implants, Breast Reconstruction, Breast topics, Plastic Surgery

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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REVISION LIPOSUCTION

Posted On: May 10, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Liposuction, Plastic Surgery

Revision liposuction has become a very significant part of my practice. Patients come in from throughout the country and in fact, throughout the world, who desire to have revision liposuction in order to improve a previous result. There are two problems that I see uniformly. One is inadequate liposuctioning in specific designated localized fat deposit […]

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Breast Augmentation With Benelli Lift

Posted On: May 04, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Breast Lift, Breast topics, Uncategorized

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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Massive Weight Loss Body Contouring

Posted On: April 27, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Body Sculpting, Panniculectomy, Tummy Tuck

I evaluated a 44-year-old female wanting to improve her stomach area after massive weight loss. During her consultation, she explained how she was hoping to remove the loose skin as well as contour specific areas of her midsection. After listening to her and setting the expectation, we agreed to schedule two separate procedures to enhance […]

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Body Contouring After Weight Loss

Posted On: April 18, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Tummy Tuck

I evaluated a 28-year-old female that was wanting to have a breast enhancement as well as address her stomach area concerns. After losing over 120 pounds, her breasts were deflated, and her abdomen had excess loose skin. After her examination and listening to her goals, we agreed on the expectation and scheduled her for surgery. […]

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Breast Augmentation After Two Years

Posted On: April 14, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants

I evaluated an African American female wanting to have a breast augmentation. During her consultation and examination, she expressed her desire to regain her fullness and projection. After listening to her goals, we agreed to use Allergan 425cc high-profile saline breast implants for the primary augmentation.  During her surgery, I over filled the 425cc implants to 465cc to […]

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