Gynecomastia | Male Breast Reduction After Weight Loss

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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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Improving Scars after Gynecomastia Surgery

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Before and After Gynecomastia Surgery with scar treatment San Jose, California – In most cases, the incision for gynecomastia that goes partially around the areola, will heal and be almost undetected. Due to the change in skin texture and color of the areola, the scar is well hidden after it heals. However, for some unknown reason, some people produce more collagen than others when recovering from surgery. Raised scars are referred to as keloids or hypertrophic scars. Excess collagen in [...]

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Incomplete Gynecomastia Surgery-Why?

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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 Surgery and Recurrents

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Before and After Gynecomastia Surgery San Jose, California Men who opt for male breast reduction surgery frequently ask Dr. Miguel Delgado, M.D. if it is possible for their breasts to grow back. It is possible for recurrence, however, it is rare. For true gynecomastia, the surgeon removes most of the breast gland and fat that are responsible for the enlarged male breast. Some tissue and fat remain to shape the chest and give support to the areola. It is the [...]

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Gynecomastia a World Wide Concern

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Men Around the World Suffer From Gynecomastia This patient had liposuction and gland excision, fat and aspirate were removed, 350cc on the right side, 400cc on the left. The surgery was performed at Marin Cosmetic Surgery Center. The after picture is 2 months after surgery. Each year the statistics for gynecomastia surgery have increased, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Many news articles show men seeking male breast reduction surgery have gone way past the shores of the [...]

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Gynecomastia Surgery-Getting Prepared.

Getting Ready for Gynecomastia Surgery San Jose, California | One of the top two plastic surgery societies is the “American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons” (ASAPS). The purpose ASAPS is to sponsor scientific meetings for their 2600+ board certified members. The latest innovations in plastic surgery are presented at these meetings. ASAPS created “Smart Beauty Guide,” an online informational website. The objective of the guide is to educate the public in all aspects of cosmetic plastic surgery and support making [...]

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QUESTIONS TO ASK IN YOUR GYNECOMASTIA CONSULT

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Suggested Questions for the Gynecomastia Consultation Men notoriously have a hard time asking for help, especially when it comes to seeking cosmetic plastic surgery. However, due to the humiliation caused by enlarged breast tissue, the percentage of men seeking solutions increases each year. Taking the first step in scheduling a consultation with a gynecomastia specialist may be the hardest part. Dr. Miguel Delgado, M.D. has stated that his male breast reduction patients show a great deal of relief once they [...]

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GYNECOMASTIA PHYSICAL EXAM

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The Male Breast Reduction Consultation and Physical Exam. Knowing what to expect during the gynecomastia consultation and physical exam takes away much of the anxiety men feel when they have made the decision to see a gynecomastia specialist. During the initial consultation, Dr. Miguel Delgado, M.D. will try to determine the cause of gynecomastia and how it affects the patient’s life. He will discuss the patient’s goals and expectations. Dr. Delgado will explain in detail the surgical procedure. In an [...]

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A Patient’s Gynecomastia story

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Get This Off My Chest! Stories by Gynecomastia Patients Dr. Miguel Delgado, M.D. recommends that men who suffer from female type breasts Google “patient’s stories about gynecomastia.” It is true that there is comfort in numbers; many men feel better when they find they are not alone with the humiliating condition known as gynecomastia. Men are very private about anything that makes them feel less masculine, and having female type breasts is probably the worst.   For men who have [...]

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Gynecomastia Surgery Increases 5% Over 2014

Gynecomastia Surgery – 2015 Statistics From The American Society of Plastic Surgeons Reported.   Once a year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) publishes the surgical statistics of their 7,000 Board Certified members. The statistics reflect an increase of 2% in 2015 from the previous year for both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. The data reveals trends in surgery.   15.9 million surgical and non-surgical procedures were performed in 2015. Many cosmetic procedures showed an increase from 2014, such as [...]

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