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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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Ruptured Silicone Gel Implant

Posted On: January 03, 2018 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Revision, Ruptured Implant

Ruptured Silicone Gel Implant

Dr. Linder performs breast revision surgery on patients from around the world. The most common revision surgery is due to ruptured silicone implants. Interestingly enough, only true MRI readings can find an implant rupture, as mammograms can show that the implant is still intact. Operational Findings Case in point, the patient below is a 47-year-old […]

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Double Bubble Breast Deformity

Posted On: December 28, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Revision, Double Bubble Breast Deformity

Double Bubble Breast Deformity

Double bubble breast deformity is a condition where the breast implant is sagging below the natural breast crease, which creates a bubble appearance under the breast. It is quite common with the transaxillary and transumbilical approaches due to the long distance between the incision and surgical site. Dr. Linder repositions the implant and performs a […]

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Breast Enhancement: A Cup to B Cup

Posted On: December 22, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Augmentation

Breast Enhancement: A Cup to B Cup

A 26-year-old Asian female came into my Beverly Hills practice looking to enhance the size of her breasts. During the consultation, she expressed that her goal was to look as natural as possible, and she only wanted to change from an A cup to a B cup. As I examined her, I explained that she […]

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Common Reasons for Breast Revision

Posted On: December 15, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Revision

Common Reasons for Breast Revision

Many women come into my Beverly Hills practice every week looking to undergo breast revision surgery. Most of these women desire to change their size to either a smaller or larger appearance. Sometimes it is due to a ruptured implant or because the breast has altered in shape because of a decrease in skin elasticity […]

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Total Capsulectomy of the Right Breast

Posted On: December 07, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Breast Revision

Total Capsulectomy of the Right Breast

Just over one year ago, the 54-year-old female presented to the left underwent a breast augmentation procedure that was performed by a different surgeon. She came to my office and requested for her right breast implant to be removed and replaced because she was unhappy with the disfigured result she ended up with originally. During […]

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Exchanging Your Breast Implants

Posted On: November 27, 2017 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder Posted In: Implant Exchange

Exchanging Your Breast Implants

Many people decide to exchange their breast implants during their life. Whether it is because of a complication due to scarring around the capsule of an implant (capsular contracture), the collapse of the upper pocket (bottoming out), malpositioning or rupture of an implant, or personal preference, there are numerous reasons someone would choose to undergo […]

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