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BIA-ALCL – A Rare Condition Associated With Textured Implants

Posted On: April 04, 2018 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: ALCL, Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

BIA-ALCL – A Rare Condition Associated With Textured Implants

Breast implants can be placed either smooth or textured. In our office, we prefer and have only used smooth silicone implants and saline implants over the last 20 years. Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is an extraordinarily rare condition, and it has been getting a lot of news coverage lately. This is a T-cell lymphoma […]

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How Do I Get Rid of Unwanted Fat?

Posted On: March 28, 2018 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Liposuction

How Do I Get Rid of Unwanted Fat?

Most patients that come into my Beverly Hills office inquiring about liposuction state that even with dieting and exercising there are persistent areas of their bodies that are difficult to eliminate the fat permanently. The stomach (pooch) after pregnancy, the fat along the flanks, back, and outer and inner thighs seem to be most challenging. […]

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A Mammogram Doesn’t Always Detect a Rupture

Posted On: March 16, 2018 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Implant Removal, Implant Rupture

A Mammogram Doesn’t Always Detect a Rupture

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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Plastic Surgeon Qualifications

Posted On: March 08, 2018 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Home, Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgeon Qualifications

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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Top Plastic Surgeon Reviews 2018

Posted On: February 21, 2018 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Certificates and Awards, Top Plastic Surgeon, Top Plastic Surgeon Reviews

Top Plastic Surgeon Reviews 2018

On Feb. 16, 2018, I was informed that I had earned the distinction of “Top Plastic Surgeon” in Beverly Hills, CA, receiving among the highest ratings and reviews from patients across the internet. Top Plastic Surgeon Reviews only provides this certificate to plastic surgeons who are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. This […]

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Nipple Hypertrophy Correction

Posted On: February 13, 2018 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Augmentation, Breast topics, Nipple Hypertrophy Correction, Nipple Reduction

Nipple Hypertrophy Correction

Nipple enlargement or nipple hypertrophy is a result from developmental enlargement of the ducts (lactiferous), which converge and form a branched system connecting the nipple to the lobules of the mammary gland, commonly called milk ducts. This can present in men and women; however, it is most common in people of Asian descent. There is […]

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Allergan Providing First Warranty for BIA-ALCL Cancer Cases

Posted On: January 31, 2018 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Implant Warranty

Allergan Providing First Warranty for BIA-ALCL Cancer Cases

Allergan Pharmaceuticals is now providing its first warranty for breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) cancer cases associated with previous breast augmentation or breast reconstructive patients. A Jan. 22, 2018, press release from Allergan Pharmaceuticals states specifically that they will be providing warranty coverage for patients with documented history of BIA-ALCL associated with the […]

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Tumor Removal

Posted On: January 24, 2018 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Tumor Removal

Tumor Removal

Two months ago I was presented with a 28-year-old female who was referred to me by her general practitioner. She was looking to have a tumor removed from her left shoulder while keeping the scar to a minimum due to the location of the mass. During the consultation, the patient expressed that she was experiencing […]

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Tumescent Liposuction Technique

Posted On: January 18, 2018 Author: 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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