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Gynecomastia Surgery

Three popular options for male body contouring

Sean Doherty, MD | Boston, MA Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Men have a few different options when it comes to male body contouring, particularly the abdomen and chest.


What men need to know before having gynecomastia surgery

Manish Shah, MD | Denver, CO Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Gynecomastia is a condition that causes enlargement of male breast tissue, and the number of men seeking out surgery for gynecomastia has continued to increase over the years.


The benefits of a good gynecomastia surgery postop routine

Robert Caridi, MD | Austin, TX Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Recovery following gynecomastia surgery is an important period when it comes to obtaining the best possible results.


Four tips to prepare for gynecomastia surgery

Sean Doherty, MD | Brookline, MA Friday, November 30, 2018

It is estimated that one in four men between the ages of 50 and 69 are affected by gynecomastia, which is a condition causing overdeveloped or enlarged male breasts.


How does gynecomastia affect boys and men at different ages?

David Whiteman, MD | Duluth, GA Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Gynecomastia is a condition in which excess glandular breast tissue leads to an enlargement of the male breasts. The causes of the condition and recommended treatment options may differ depending on the patient's age.


How to get rid of gynecomastia

Ramon Garza III, MD | San Antonio, TX Friday, March 2, 2018

Gynecomastia is the enlargement of the breast in adult males caused by excessive growth of the breast tissue. Although it does not cause any major health problems, it can lead to poor self-image and have psychological effects.


Plastic surgery is no longer just for women

Leonard Miller, MD | Boston, MA Friday, July 21, 2017

The newest statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that male cosmetic procedures are steadily on the rise.


Gynecomastia after weight loss

Tarick Smaili, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Gynecomastia after weight loss often requires longer incisions and more contouring due to the presence of redundant skin, tissue and fat. The goal is to create a masculine, natural-looking chest in which the scars are positioned discreetly.


Gynecomastia: Not just a cosmetic issue

Brian Labow, MD | Boston, MA Tuesday, April 2, 2013

When most people hear about procedures to remove excess breast fat, tissue and skin, they associate it with women. But gynecomastia is enlargement of the male breast tissue, and male breast reduction procedures were up 5% in 2012.


Gynecomastia, abnormally enlarged male breasts, becoming less of a taboo topic

Mordcai Blau, MD | White Plains, NY Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Gynecomastia is a condition characterized by abnormally enlarged male breasts. There are multiple origins of the disorder. Some of them are congenital and some are acquired. One of the most common causes of gynecomastia is related to the endocrine system, and caused by excess female hormones.


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