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Remove all gynecomastia without caved-in nipples using the internal flap technique for gynecomastia surgery

How To Remove All Gynecomastia Without Caved-In Nipples

In a recent AMA (Ask Me Anything) for the r/gynecomastia community on Reddit, I received this informed question: “Can you explain the internal flap technique to a layperson and why you choose to do this technique?” I provided a quick answer for that forum, but my internal flap technique is so important to my work that I wanted to explain the process more fully. Development of the Internal Flap Technique For Gynecomastia Surgery Back when I started performing surgical treatment […]

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man doing bench press after asking his doctor When can I get back to the gym after gyno surgery?

When Can I Get Back To The Gym After Gynecomastia Surgery?

The Answer May Surprise You Our society doesn’t always appreciate the benefits of being in good shape. Thankfully, many guys frequent the gym and engage in healthy, everyday exercise in one form or another. This is a good thing and should be a part of everyone’s routine for mental and physical health benefits. There is nothing better than exercise to make one feel good on many levels. That’s probably why so many men ask, “When can I get back to […]

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answering the question why do we get gyno surgery

Why Do We Get Gynecomastia Surgery?

It’s a simple question. We know that gynecomastia negatively impacts our daily lives — not for everyone, but for many guys who have it. It’s a benign condition, meaning it won’t harm us physically. But it gets into our heads, which becomes the fundamental problem with gynecomastia. We try to ignore it, deal with it on our own. We try to hide our gynecomastia by wearing clothes that camouflages the female-like breasts, and we avoid situations that may reveal our […]

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doctor examining patient to determine if being overweight causes gynecomastia

Can Being Overweight Cause Gynecomastia?

There is very little written about the relationship between weight and gynecomastia. This is important because of the high rate of obesity in our society. Does weight gain cause gynecomastia? If so, does weight loss result in the disappearance of gynecomastia? As a very busy gynecomastia surgeon, I observe firsthand the relationship between weight gain and gynecomastia. When a man gains weight it often accumulates in areas above their waists, like the abdomen, flanks, shoulders, face, and — yes — […]

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Dr. Caridi tells about his own gyno treatment

Dr. C Opens Up About His Own Gynecomastia Treatment

I thought you all would enjoy reading about my experience with gynecomastia treatment surgery. Yes, I had treatment for what I called “older guy” gynecomastia. I’m still trying to think of a name for my type of gynecomastia that doesn’t make it sound old or insignificant. I haven’t written about it publicly until now. I never had gynecomastia personally until I hit the age of sixty. I was always in relatively good shape and I had a good body image […]

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surgeon performing cosmetic surgery procedure

Is Your Doctor Qualified To Treat Gynecomastia?

I founded the Austin Gynecomastia Center over a decade ago to accomplish a personal goal: simplify the diagnosis and treatment for gynecomastia with surgery. This needed to happen because it was quite obvious to me that there was too much confusion and misunderstanding regarding the condition. There wasn’t a “standard” general approach, even amongst surgeons.  How many boys have been told when they were young, “Don’t worry, the gynecomastia will go away on its own,” only to suffer the consequences […]

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