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

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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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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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The Dangers of Gynecomastia Surgery and Smoking

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“Why Smoking Endangers the Gynecomastia Patient” Preparing for gynecomastia surgery depends on the cooperation of the patient. Miguel Delgado, M.D. is very thorough in giving his patients instructions and what to expect from their surgery. Planning for cosmetic plastic surgery is a very exciting time, but it is easy to forget verbal instructions. Therefore, Dr. Delgado gives all of his patients a detailed pre and post-operative booklet. Patients that adhere to the instructions are the ones that will get the [...]

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