Breakthroughs in Plastic Surgery

Correcting Gynecomastia

Correcting Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia, or male breast enlargement, affects millions of adolescents and adults. Dr. Elliot Jacobs, an expert in gynecomastia surgery, explains options for correcting the condition in this interview from the 2009 Aesthetic Meeting in Las Vegas.

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Did You Know?

  • Nearly 60% of adolescent boys experienced enlarged breasts during their development.
  • Gynecomastia is unlikely to change if it has not resolved after two years.
  • Surgery to correct gynecomastia is safe for boys as young as 12.

Check out the interview with board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Elliot Jacobs to learn more!

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