Austin Gynecomastia Center Blog

Who Is A Gynecomastia Expert?

Who is a gynecomastia expert? “I have done some research, but everyone seems to be a gynecomastia expert.” “How do I know who is the “best” doctor?” There is no formal specialized training in gynecomastia surgery. Almost all board certified plastic surgeons have seen and probably treated some gynecomastia patients. It’s part of their “scope of practice” — part of their formal training. Having said that, who is the best at treating this condition? My answer to this question is […]

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If I Have Gynecomastia, Should I Lose Weight?

This is a common question from my gynecomastia patients. You would think that all these guys are overweight but this is often not the case. Gynecomastia and weight loss can actually make the chest fullness look WORSE! Why would this be? The answer is that most gynecomastia cases are some combination of fat and glandular tissue. If the amount of fat shrinks around the glandular tissue as you loose weight, the result is a prominence of the gland which can make […]

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