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How to Make the Most of Your Gynecomastia Treatment

How to rock your gynecomastia result and transition physically and mentally. Gynecomastia, also known as “man boobs,”  is a condition where a man’s chest has the appearance of feminine breasts. This situation wears you down. It saps your confidence and your ability to fully engage the best in life. Each year the Austin Gynecomastia Center liberates about 350 men who have suffered from the miserable gynecomastia existence. Now what? What do you do after gyno surgery? How do you transition […]

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Why is Body Mass Index (BMI) So Important For Gynecomastia Surgery?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is nothing more than a measure of your body fat based on a calculation of your height and weight. This provides a number. That number is looked up on a BMI table like the one below or a BMI calculator that places you in a weight category from underweight to obese. Truth be told, this is not a precise or perfect method to determine your body habitus, but it is generally an excellent all-purpose guideline that […]

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excess skin after gynecomastia surgery

Managing Excess Skin After Gynecomastia Surgery

Treatment for Gynecomastia Without Large Scars After years of practice and thousands of satisfied gyno surgery patients, I have learned the diagnosis and treatment of gynecomastia is pretty straightforward. The treatment of gynecomastia is the same in almost all cases, except for those patients who have excess skin with saggy tissue. These patients sometimes require skin removal treatment, meaning I need to remove excess skin and reposition the nipple-areola complex. This is a much bigger procedure with a longer recovery, […]

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Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuit : What You Need To Know

I am not an attorney and I don’t like to get involved in legal matters, but you should know about the class action Risperdal gynecomastia lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson. Risperdal is an antipsychotic medication that has been used by people of all ages and genders. It is one of numerous drugs and medications that may cause side effects of enlarged male breasts a.k.a. gynecomastia. Here are some details on the Risperdal lawsuit as it relates to developing gyno. Several thousand […]

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Men’s Health Magazine Does A Story On The Austin Gynecomastia Center

This late summer edition of Men’s Health magazine features a story about gynecomastia surgery at the Austin Gynecomastia Center. We had the good fortune of having them come visit us for several days to see firsthand how we care for our gynecomastia patients, so they can spread the word about this unfortunate condition affecting men. When first approached for this article, I thought this would be a great opportunity to get the word out about gynecomastia. I wanted them to […]

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doctor discusses how to prevent loose skin after gynecomastia surgery with a patient who has advanced gynecomastia and significant weight loss

Loose Skin After Gynecomastia Surgery

Since establishing the Austin Gynecomastia Center many years ago, I have learned quite a lot about the diagnosis and treatment of gynecomastia, a benign but very troubling male condition. Gyno surgery was presented in my formal plastic surgical training in a confusing, somewhat subjective and arbitrary way. There were several classifications and algorithms that attempted to determine which form of treatment was best for the many varied presentations of gynecomastia. Fortunately, through my experience I discovered that most forms of […]

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