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Grade 4 Gynecomastia Surgery on a Teenager

Gynecomastia can have profound consequences on the confidence and development of the growing teenager. This 16-year-old patient of mine presents with severe gynecomastia - grade 3, bordering on grade 4 in California. I am absolutely honored that his parents entrusted me with his gynecomastia surg... Read More ⇒

Grade 3 Gynecomastia

Men with enlarged breast tissue (gynecomastia) often struggle with poor body image, and one of my favorite procedures, gynecomastia surgery, can help reduce breast tissue and boost self-confidence. Now, it is important to understand that there are different grades of gynecomastia, and each will requ... Read More ⇒

Grade 2 Gynecomastia

Men who struggle with enlarged breasts can feel emasculated and suffer from poor body image and low self-confidence. This poor body image can affect all areas of a man’s life and therefore I always strive to deliver the best possible results for my male gynecomastia patients. It is, after all, one... Read More ⇒

Different Grades of Gynecomastia

The different grades of gynecomastia play an important role in my decision-making when it comes to surgery for my patients in Beverly Hills. The severity of my patient’s gynecomastia will determine my surgical approach. It is not a one-shape-fits-all kind of procedure, and consideration must be gi... Read More ⇒

How Age Can Affect the Development of Man Boobs

Gynecomastia is defined as a condition in which glandular breast tissue becomes enlarged in boys or men. In some cases, this condition can go unnoticed. However, for some patients, gynecomastia can cause pain and discomfort. Social repercussions may involve a decrease in self-confidence because of t... Read More ⇒

Behind the Scenes: Steroid-Induced Gynecomastia

  “So I just finished this gynecomastia surgery - large excisions! This is steroid-induced gynecomastia and you can see this tissue here - really thick! This was never going to come out with liposuction. It took a very meticulous dissection but he’s going to have great results, the... Read More ⇒

5 Questions You Should Ask Your Plastic Surgeon Before Gynecomastia Surgery

Certain questions come up over and over again during consultations for gynecomastia. Because of this I decided to list five of the most frequent with their answers. They are in no particular order. Q: What causes gynecomastia? A: There are many causes of gynecomastia from anabolic steroid... Read More ⇒

5 Things to Ask Yourself if You Think You Have Gynecomastia

As a board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in gynecomastia surgery, I ask patients certain questions during a consultation. This helps me try and figure out whether someone has gynecomastia and what the cause may be. Below is a list of 5 questions you should ask yourself if you think you ha... Read More ⇒

Nipple Repositioning and Skin Excision: When is it necessary?

As a plastic surgeon specializing in gynecomastia surgery, I come across chests of all shapes and sizes. Gynecomastia can present in a variety of ways, from small glandular firmness under the nipple to full-on breasts with ptosis, or droopiness. For most gynecomastia cases, removal of the excess tis... Read More ⇒

Can Creatine Cause Gynecomastia?

As a plastic surgeon who specializes in gynecomastia surgery, I come across this question quite frequently in my consultations. Any male with gynecomastia who has been on forums may have come across this question as well. In light of this there have been some articles in the media that have even s... Read More ⇒

Hard Lumps After Gynecomastia Surgery

As a plastic surgeon specializing in gynecomastia surgery, I spend a lot of time answering patient questions through emails and various internet forums. One of the most common topics of conversation is feeling firm lumps after surgery. Obviously men who have gynecomastia are all too familiar with ... Read More ⇒

Gynecomastia Surgery Recovery

As a plastic surgeon specializing in gynecomastia procedures one of the most important questions I get asked during the consultation is the recovery process. The most important thing to know about the recovery process is that it is just that…a process.  In this post I will lay out the general tim... Read More ⇒

Mondor’s Thrombophlebitis

From time to time, patients who undergo gynecomastia surgery come in for their 1 month follow up and say that they feel a firm, rope-like structure on their abdomen or chest.  They usually say they noticed it around 2-4 weeks after surgery. Sometimes it is painful, sometimes not. Obviously they a... Read More ⇒

Gynecomastia and Steroid Use

Gynecomastia is a condition caused by a hormonal imbalance of estrogen and testosterone, which affects the glandular tissue of male breasts. The chemical imbalance causes swelling of the breast tissue, making the region appear inflated and overgrown. Gynecomastia has been found to be directly relate... Read More ⇒

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