How Gynecomastia May Affect Posture

See the red mark, caused by slouching in the before surgery picture, is almost gone in the after surgery picture. Men who suffer from gynecomastia have searched for ways to hide their female-type breasts. Some men have worn multiple shirts, but in warm weather, this can be very uncomfortable. Compression vests may help for some, but again can be very uncomfortable in warm weather. Advertised medications only reduce their wallets. Bad Posture Has Consequences Possibly without realizing it, in an [...]

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When Should You Worry About Your Male Breasts?

If you notice a change in your breasts, such as one or both feeling tender or they are swollen, Dr. Miguel Delgado, M.D. recommends that you see you doctor for an evaluation. If it is determined that you have gynecomastia, which is benign, treatment is not required unless it is causing emotional distress then male breast reduction surgery would be recommended. Determining the Cause of Gynecomastia When seeing a physician for male breast abnormalities, some of the questions you may [...]

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Gynecomastia | Male Breast Reduction After Weight Loss

Male Breast Reduction After Weight Loss - man body photo
Gynecomastia is a very sensitive issue for men to deal with, especially if they have lost a lot of weight but still have “man boobs.” Men who have lost weight and are seeking male breast reduction surgery will find that the traditional procedure will not remove enough skin and tissue. Alternative measures will need to be taken. It is imperative for men to be sure that their Board Certified Plastic Surgeon has extensive training in gynecomastia for this complicated condition. [...]

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Incomplete Gynecomastia Surgery-Why?

Incomplete Gynecomastia Surgery - man body photo
Puffy NipplesAfter Corrective Surgery It is not uncommon for a man to have gynecomastia surgery and then end up with “puffy nipples.” In the hands of less experienced surgeons who perform male breast reduction, all too often they will leave too much breast tissue behind. The remaining tissue behind the areola complex will push the nipple out and may be even more pronounced than before surgery. Surgeons who attempt male breast reduction by liposuction alone will find that only the [...]

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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 men and give them a venue for getting answers to their numerous questions.   Through the years, the website evolved to becoming the most popular source of man boob information on the [...]

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

Gynecomastia man before and after photos
Gynecomastia before and after photos |San Jose, CA San Jose, California: This is a 21-year-old male who presents with gynecomastia to the San Francisco, California office and presents for gland excision and suction assisted lipectomy as well as a superior areola crescent lift due to the laxity of his skin. His gynecomastia surgical treatment was performed in Marin County California at Marin Cosmetic Surgery Center in Novato, California. His post op photographs are seen approximately 3 months after surgery. San [...]

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Gynecomastia and Breast Cancer

Gynecomastia and Breast Cancer man front photo
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 button or disk like growth under the areola. This can be benign, or a possible cancerous tumor, and they need to have their breasts checked by the best top plastic cosmetic surgeon. There can [...]

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

Male Breast Reduction and the Light Pull-Through Procedure photo
This 29-year-old San Francisco Bay Area man suffers from adolescent gynecomastia, and prior to surgery had never exposed his chest in public. He underwent glandular excision and suction-assisted lipectomy of the chest, from which I excised 23 grams of glandular tissue from the right and 21 grams from the left. 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 • [...]

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The Purpose of Drains and the Compression Vest After Gynecomastia Surgery

Custom Compression Vest Designed by Miguel Delgado, M.D photo
Custom Compression Vest Designed by Miguel Delgado, M.D. San Jose, CA-For true gynecomastia, the removal of fat and breast tissue from the male chest will leave a large area of open or “dead space”. The resulting pocket of space is an area that fluids can collect. The fluids that collect are referred to as a seroma and are yellow body fluids. If the collection of fluids is blood, then it would be referred to as a hematoma. If drains are [...]

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Redo Surgery for Gynecomastia Now at 40%

Gynecomastia 43-years old man photo
This 43-year-old San Francisco Bay Area man previously underwent liposuction to correct his gynecomastia in 1992 with another surgeon, but was dissatisfied with the results. I performed a revision procedure on him, consisting of glandular excision and suction-assisted lipectomy of the chest. Total fat extraction was 350cc from the right side and 375cc from the left. 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 [...]

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