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Gynecomastia and Obesity – Is There A Connection?

There was a small study conducted years ago that found a correlation between gynecomastia and obesity: obesity occurred more frequently in patients with gynecomastia than in the general population. But we cannot draw a conclusion from these results because the scale of the study was not large enough. The true answer to the connection between gynecomastia and obesity is further complicated by the fact that the United States is in the midst of an obesity epidemic. Based on body mass […]

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Chest Contouring And Gynecomastia Treatment At The Austin Gynecomastia Center (Zones 2 and 3)

I came across this picture and realized the importance of sharing my professional insight on chest contouring to treat the fullness of the lateral chest during gynecomastia surgery. Most folks wouldn’t recognize the term “gynecomastia” but mention “man boobs” and people get the picture. Not good. I developed the Austin Gynecomastia Center Zone Classification system after treating hundreds of patients and realizing that they all had fairly consistent patterns of fullness that fell into these subcategories. In the image above, […]

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Vaser Shrinks Gynecomastia Gland by a Factor of 7

Vaser Shrinks Gynecomastia Gland By A Factor Of 7

I’ve been performing gynecomastia surgery for a long time. The procedure itself hasn’t changed – remove the gynecomastia gland and sculpt the chest area – but my techniques are always evolving. Now that I’ve started using the Vaser system, I’ve found that the Vaser shrinks gynecomastia gland by a factor of seven! The only downside is that patients no longer see the full size of the gyno gland that was removed. When I first started treating gynecomastia several decades ago, […]

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Seroma Formation After Gynecomastia Treatment: What You Need To Know to Avoid It and Treat It

Seromas are bound to be an issue for some, especially at a busy gynecomastia treatment surgery practice that treats patients from all over the world. The big questions that come up are: What are the consequences of a seroma? And how do you treat it, especially if you are from out of town? A seroma is a collection of watery fluid in the area of the chest that is treated by your surgeon to remove the gynecomastia tissue and contour […]

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Male Breast Reduction Top Male Plastic Surgery Trend

Male Breast Reduction: Top Male Plastic Surgery Trend

Gynecomastia is big now. Thank goodness. This was a condition that many guys couldn’t even name. They just thought they were weird. Well, there is a name associated with the condition and awareness of gynecomastia – or male breast reduction – is increasing thanks to the Internet and folks who have helped put it on the map, myself included. I write about it a lot. I have many videos showing gynecomastia treatment and typical results from treatment. There is less […]

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What Result Can I Expect After Treatment Of My Gynecomastia?

This is an obvious concern for most patients – what are the results after surgery for gynecomastia. In describing treatment outcomes, I always say that gynecomastia is like a sandwich: the bread slices are the skin on the top and the muscle below, and the gynecomastia is the meat in between. Successful treatment of gynecomastia means removing as much of the meat as possible and contouring the appropriate Zones of the chest, leaving a nice smooth layer of normal fatty […]

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