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.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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Gynecomastia Affects Mental Well Being of Teens

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16 year old with adolescent gynecomastia who suffers from serious emotional and social issues due to his physical presentation. He underwent suction assisted liposuction with glandular excision. It is important to note that no skin was removed, but the resulting skin contraction is tremendous. He could benefit from a slight lift on the right side to secure the best possible result. San Jose, California- The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) publishes a monthly journal called “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery”. [...]

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What is the Cost of Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynecomastia SpecialistMiguel A. Delgado, Jr., M.D. San Jose men, in order to plan for their gynecomastia surgery, ask what the cost will be. Cosmetic plastic surgery is highly personalized as no two people are exactly alike. For the male breast reduction patient, gynecomastia comes in many different forms. There is what is known as “pseudo-gynecomastia”, which is caused by fat alone and usually remedied by liposuction. Then for “true” gynecomastia, there can be a mild to moderate condition, which is [...]

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Can Gynecomastia Surgery be Combined With Other Procedures?

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This is a 33-year-old male who presented for evaluation of gynecomastia and excess fat around his waist and abdomen. He is 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 170 pounds. He underwent male breast reduction with gland excision and liposuction of his chest with ultrasonic liposuction of the abdomen and flanks. At the time of the initial consultation with Dr. Delgado, some San Jose patients ask if it is possible to have additional liposuction done at the same time as male [...]

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Gynecomastia Surgery Patients Want to Know: What type of Anesthesia?

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Board Certified AnesthesiologistDr. Randy Gaynor Gynecomastia San Jose patients ask about the type of anesthesia used during gynecomastia surgery. With any type of anesthesia other than general, there is a possibility the patient may move around, compromising the surgical result. There may be some surgeons who do male breast reduction surgery under what is known as IV sedation or a twilight sleep; I use general anesthesia. General anesthesia is a medically induced state of unconsciousness. Due to significant advances in technology [...]

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Benefits of Gynecomastia.org

Only in the last few years San Jose men have learned of a surgical procedure called male breast reduction. Today, there are still some men that are not aware of it. Gynecomastia surgery is a surgical procedure that removes or reduces the male breast. Men are notoriously embarrassed by this condition and are reluctant to seek advice, not realizing how prevalent it is. There have been many news stories lately and television shows that refer negatively to male breasts. There [...]

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