Dr. Stuart Linder, MD

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  • 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
  • SEVERE BREAST ASYMMETRY WITH SKIN LAXITY

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    This is an excellent case example of a patient that presents with significant skin laxity of the left breast greater than the right. She also has asymmetry with the left breast significantly larger than the right. The patient declined to have any form of...Full Post
  • REDUCING BOTTOMING OUT WITH IMPLANT EXCHANGE



    HIGH PROFILE IMPLANTS

    This is a case study with a patient that I personally performed a breast augmentation 15 years ago on. She has developed a right ruptured implant and some bottoming out over the last15 years. At the time, only low profile implants were...Full Post
  • SILICONE BREAST GEL BLEED



    We perform breast augmentations weekly. Both saline and silicone gel implants are used in our Beverly Hills Surgery Center. Interestingly, this is a case example of a silicone gel implant bleed.

    The patient underwent augmentation mammoplasty with silicone...Full Post
  • Chronic Rupture – Saline Breast Implant



    This is an excellent case example of a patient who left her saline implant in her chest for over two years. For some reason she declined to have the implant replaced until now that it has become painful. This is an obvious rupture on clinica examination....Full Post