Gynecomastia.Org – A Great Resource for Information

    In 1996, the website Gynecomastia.org was created. Merle Yost, a psychologist and previous sufferer of male breasts realized there was very little information available for men who have gynecomastia. He contacted Miguel Delgado, M.D. to collaborate with him in the creation of an informational website that would educate Read More

Before and After Pictures of Gynecomastia Patient’s Show a Surgeon’s Skill

Gynecomastia before and after photos |San Jose, CA San Jose, California-Most surgeons take before and after pictures of their patients. Board Certified Plastic Surgeons receive special training in photography due to the importance of this documentation which assists them in surgical planning. Beyond surgical planning, the photographs are a useful Read More

Gynecomastia and Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer and Gynecomastia San Jose, CA-Breast cancer is less common in men (1 in 1,000) than women (1 in 8) because men have lower levels of female hormones and less breast tissue. Men with gynecomastia, also known as moob’s have more breast tissue than normal, and many feel a Read More

Male Breast Reduction and the “Light Pull-Through Procedure”

Popular search terms on Google that are related to gynecomastia are: • Gynecomastia cures • Gynecomastia surgery costs • Non-surgical gynecomastia treatment • Gynecomastia surgeons • Surgery for gynecomastia • How to get rid of man boobs…to name just a few. It is evident that, with the plethora of information Read More

Risperdal May Cause Gynecomastia

San Jose, CA- There is an anti-psychotic drug “Risperdal” that is manufactured by Johnson and Johnson (J & J). The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug for adults in 1993 for the treatment of schizophrenia. Then the drug was approved in 2003 to include treatment of Bipolar I Read More

Redo Surgery for Gynecomastia Now at 40%

San Jose, CA-In the last two years, I have seen an increase from 25% to 40% in the amount of  gynecomastia “redo surgeries” that I do. There are several different issues that bring patients back for revisional surgery. Probably the most common complication is where liposuction alone was used to remove Read More

Drugs That Can Cause Gynecomastia

San Jose, California-It is important to try to determine the cause of gynecomastia in order to avoid its re-occurrence  There are some cases where the cause will remain unknown, but for some, doctors will look at the types of medication or drugs, both prescription and over-the-counter, legal and illegal for a Read More