Parabens and Gynecomastia

Parabens are used as a preservative and to stop the growth of bacteria and harmful mold in food since the early 1950’s. In addition to food products, parabens can be found in some cosmetics, hair products, shaving cream, and lotions, etc. Parabens can be absorbed through the skin besides being ingested through food, beverages, and some pharmaceuticals. What are Parabens? So what are parabens? Parabens are a man-made chemical that studies have shown can mimic estrogen in the body’s cells, [...]

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Delgado Family Vineyards Wins Awards for Fine Wine !

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Miguel Delgado, M.D. not only specializes in gynecomastia surgery but also specializes in the production of fine wine. Dr. Delgado’s attention to detail has won him recognition at San Francisco Chronicle’s Wine Competition, awarding him DOUBLE GOLD medals for his entries! Largest Wine Competition in the United States The Chronicle’s Wine Competition is one of San Francisco Bay Area’s favorite events. The public is encouraged to attend; tickets include wine tasting along with food pairing. [...]

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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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Improving Scars after Gynecomastia Surgery

Improving Scars after Gynecomastia Surgery - man body photo
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

Gynecomastia Surgery and Recurrents - man body photo
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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