Austin Gynecomastia Center Blog

How to choose the best gynecomastia surgeon

How To Choose The Best Gynecomastia Surgeon

Without a doubt, this is the most important consideration in the treatment of gynecomastia. The surgeon is going to determine the success or failure of your gynecomastia surgery procedure. Experience, price and location are very important in the decision making process. Considering that there are many medical practitioners who say they treat gynecomastia, how can you best evaluate a surgeon to determine if they merely dabble in gynecomastia, or are “crunchers” — surgeons who perform over 100 cases a year […]

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The Zone Classification System at the Austin Gynecomastia Center

The Zone Classification System At The Austin Gynecomastia Center

I have devised a Gynecomastia Zone Classification System system at the Austin Gynecomastia Center that has been very useful in communicating with and treating gynecomastia patients. After my first 500 cases of gynecomastia, it became clear to me that there are very consistent zones of the male chest that can show signs of fullness, yet not all patients have the same combination of these zones. Developing this classification system has allowed my patients to effectively communicate the areas of concern and has allowed […]

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Is SmartLipo really an effective treatment for gynecomastia?

Is SmartLipo Really An Effective Treatment For Gynecomastia?

The most challenging gynecomastia surgery cases I work on involve the consequences of SmartLipo treatment. SmartLipo is a liposuction device that is laser based and has been heavily marketed for over a decade as the ultimate form of liposuction because it claims to do everything anyone could want—no anesthesia, no bruising or swelling and perfect results every time! Is SmartLipo for gynecomastia and effective treatment? A decade later, the evidence tells me quite a different story. As a Senior surgeon […]

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How does living with gynecomastia affect my every day life?

How Does Living With Gynecomastia Affect My Every Day Life?

Having gynecomastia is no fun. I was drawn to treating this condition after realizing how much it negatively affects those who have it (not to mention their friends and loved ones). Living with gynecomastia is a daily issue—from deciding what to wear every morning to avoiding social situations that could result in embarrassment. So how does living with gynecomastia affect my every day life? After treating as many gynecomastia patients as I have, I can answer that question with everything […]

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Gynecomastia and Tubular Breast Condition

Gynecomastia And Tubular Breast Condition

I know it when I see it, and believe me, I have seen a lot of gynecomastia and tubular breast condition at the Austin Gynecomastia Center. Now, what exactly is a tubular breast? A tubular breast is a condition where the tissue beneath the nipple areola complex herniates or pushes through the areola. It looks elongated, narrow and very full. The surrounding chest area may or may not be full as well. It is one of the worst forms of […]

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At What Age Am I Too Old To Get Gynecomastia Treatment?

If you spend any time on my website learning about gynecomastia, also known as “man boobs,” you will observe that most of the gynecomastia before and after photos on the site are patients 35 years and younger. Someone recently asked me about the gynecomastia surgery age range and if his age of 56 meant he wasn’t a candidate for treatment, even though he has lived with it his entire life. The short answer is that there really is no age […]

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