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  • Severe Breast Deformity – Ruptured Silicone With Nipple Repositioning



    This patient presents from Korea with severe scar tissue contracture with ruptured silicone implants causing constriction and malposition of the right nipple areolar complex. She has complete loss of medial cleavage. See her preoperative photographs showing...Full Post
  • Why Women May Consider Breast Implant Removal

    EXPLANTATION IS A CONSIDERATION

    Here in my Beverly Hills plastic surgery practice I see patient everyday who choose to enhance their breast for a variety of personal reasons; likewise, there are women who decide to remove their breast implants. Over the years...Full Post
  • EXPLANTATION WITHOUT LIFT



    Patients present desiring implant removal without a breast lift. Certain patients are candidates for this operation where implants can be removed, drains placed for seven to 10 days without a full breast lift. This is an excellent example of a patient who...Full Post
  • African-American Breast Augmentation Mastopexy



    This patient case example shows a patient with severe grade 3 skin laxity with loss of upper pole fullness of her breast. The patient desired full breast lift and reduction of the nipple areolar size. She underwent augmentation mammoplasty using high profile...Full Post
  • JOAN RIVERS THE PASSING OF A LEGEND

    Recently, Joan Rivers passed after having an endoscopy and possible biopsy of vocal cord in an outpatient ambulatory center in New York. I had the amazing opportunity to work with Joan
    Rivers and Melissa on their show, Mother Knows Best, for the Woman Enter...Full Post
  • Ruptured Silicone Gel Implant



    This is a 54-year-old female presenting with increasing pain in the left breast, status post motor vehicle accident trauma. She presents with scar tissue contracture of left breast preoperatively as well as right inferior bottoming out. The MRI shows complete...Full Post
  • BREAST AUGMENTATION, SEVERE BREAST ASYMMETRY



    The patient preoperatively, as you can see, has significant asymmetry. The right breast is wider and slightly larger than the left breast which is narrower by approximately 1.5 cm. She also has a pectus carinatum of the upper sternal area. She is an excellent...Full Post
  • DOUBLE BUBBLE DEFORMITY, SEVERE BREAST DEFORMITY



    This is an excellent case example of a patient with severe encapsulated superior retropositioned implants with a double-bubble deformity with an overhanging of the nipple areolar complex. She desired reconstruction; however, declined any significant scarring,...Full Post
  • Ruptured Silicone Implant



    This is a case example of a patient who presents with a ruptured silicone implant who had a breast augmentation only four years ago. She presents with severe Baker IV capsular contracture with a very hardened right breast with severe scar tissue hardening....Full Post
  • TEENAGE SEVERE SKIN LAXITY BREAST



    This patient is an 18-year-old female presenting with severe skin laxity after losing approximately 25 pounds. Notice the patient has what is referred to as “grade 3 skin laxity, grade 3 ptosis.” The nipples are well over 8 cm below the fold. Anything below...Full Post