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MRI Diagnosis Of Ruptured Silicone Breast Implants

Posted On: July 18, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast topics, Home, Ruptured Implant

MRI Diagnosis Of Ruptured Silicone Breast Implants

Patients who present with silicone gel implants may present with ruptured silicone implants, although it is difficult to detect clinically.  Patients should undergo every two to three years postaugmentation or augmentation revision with silicone implants and MRI in order to determine the integrity of its shell or the bags.  Our patients are instructed that the […]

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CAPSULE – SCAR TISSUE REMOVAL

Posted On: July 10, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Revision, Uncategorized

CAPSULE – SCAR TISSUE REMOVAL

CAPSULECTOMY Patients present for capsular contracture, severe, every week in my Beverly Hills practice. What exactly is the capsule that forms around an implant?  Any time a prosthetic device is placed in the body, i.e., hydraulic shunts into the brain, heart valves, aortic valves, mitral valves, prosthetic hips or any other form of internal foreign material, […]

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Breast Reduction Vs. Breast Lift

Posted On: July 03, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Lift, Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction Vs. Breast Lift

Patients often ask us as plastic surgeons upon consultation, “Do we need a breast reduction or should we have a breast lift performed?” This of course is associated with the amount of breast tissue which is both glandular and fatty tissue versus the amount of breast skin and skin laxity that the patient has. An […]

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Mommy Makeover

Posted On: June 25, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Lift, Mommy Makovers, Tummy Tuck

Mommy Makeover

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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Tumescent Liposuction Technique

Posted On: June 18, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Liposuction, Tumescent Liposuction Technique

Tumescent Liposuction Technique

Tumescent liposuction technique is considered to be one of the gold standards of liposuction surgery performed by board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States as well as throughout the world. Tumescent simply means to place fluid and specific substances or medications within the fat cells. This process shrinks capillaries, which helps to hydrate, reduce bleeding, […]

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When to Get a Breast Revision

Posted On: June 10, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Revision, Plastic Surgery

When to Get a Breast Revision

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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Clarifying Expectations, View Before and After Photos

Posted On: May 30, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Body Sculpting, Breast Augmentation, Gynecomastia, Liposuction

Clarifying Expectations, View Before and After Photos

Before and after photos are an excellent way to understand and help clarify expectations when determining the type of plastic surgery procedure one may be considering. For the past 20 years in my practice, I have recognized the benefit of before and after photos and have been honored to have thousands of my patients choose […]

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Beverly Hills Severe Breast Asymmetry – Congenital

Posted On: May 24, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Asymmetry, Breast Augmentation, Breast Revision, Tubular Breast

Beverly Hills Severe Breast Asymmetry – Congenital

Case Study 1: This patient presents with severe congenital breast asymmetry. Preoperative photograph shows right breast is a 36DD, left breast 36C. Patient desired breast implants for reconstruction purposes as well as a breast reduction lift on the right. She is one-week postop. Notice the symmetry of the nipple areolar complex. There is some upper pole […]

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