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Gynecomastia


  • The Surgeon Minute

    The Male Breast Reduction

    No matter the cause, it’s hard for men to swallow the need for a male breast reduction. “Man boobs” are, however, a real thing. Fortunately there is a real...

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    Male Breast Reduction: Common Problem, Simple Solution

    Rarely discussed although acutely apparent, Gynecomastia (male breasts) is actually quite common—affecting 40-60% of men. It is characterized by an excess of fat and/or breast glandular tissue in the...

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    Getting It Off His Chest: Plastic Surgery for Men

    Plastic surgery and breasts go hand in hand.  Everyone is familiar with procedures that enhance the shape of the female chest, but many people are not aware of the...

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    Restoring Confidence in Men with Gynecomastia

    Gynecomastia – the medical term for breast enlargement – exists as a unique condition that is generally obvious to a physician but may pass as normal for the person...

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    Plastic Surgery Is Not Just For Women

    It turns out that women aren’t the only ones dissatisfied with their chests these days. “One of the things we’ve noticed in our practice is more men coming in...

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    Don’t Suffer Any Longer: There’s a Fix for Awkward Man Boobs

    It is the reality for one in three men who are affected with enlarged male breasts or gynecomastia. It often causes low self-esteem, embarassement and in some cases severe...

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    Breast Tissue (Man Boobs) Resolved with Plastic Surgery

    Gynecomastia occurs most often in adolescence, and statistics show the numbers are between 30-60% of men will develop some form of enlarged breasts in their lifetime.  Adolescence is also when...

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    Restoring Self-Confidence in Males Afflicted with Gynecomastia

    At the same time teenage girls are wondering when their breasts are going to grow, some teenage boys are wondering when their breasts are going to go away. Around...

  • Breakthroughs in Plastic Surgery
    Male Breast Reduction Fastest Growing Cosmetic Surgery in UK

    Male breast reduction surgery is a touchy subject. But, in the UK, men are tackling their ‘moobs’ head on, making gynecomastia surgery more popular than ever. For the second year in a row, male breast reduction surgery is the fastest growing plastic surgery procedure in England, the BBC News reports. According to the...

  • Breakthroughs in Plastic Surgery

    Male Breast Reduction Surgery No Laughing Matter

    Male breast reduction surgery is more popular than one might think, as nearly 60 percent of adolescent boys experience enlarged male breasts during puberty. The majority outgrow the condition,...

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    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...

  • Gynecomastia – Male Chest Surgery to Correct

    Gynecomastia is the over-development or excessive enlargement of male breasts due to disease, heredity, use of particular types of drugs, or hormonal changes. Men may undergo a surgical procedure to correct this condition. Characteristics of Gynecomastia 1.    Excessive development of glandular tissue 2.    Presence of localized fat in excessive quantity 3.    A combination of excessive glandular...