Lately, with all the media coverage and plastic surgery shows, there is a new awareness of corrective surgery for men. Forty to sixty percent of all men suffer with the condition known as gynecomastia, female like breasts on men. Also known as “moobs” or “man boobs. Men suffering with the gynecomastia breast are now researching their options through internet searches in extremely large numbers. The internet has help to expose this condition to the world.
As men become more familiar with the surgery, many have asked if there is a less invasive procedure for gynecomastia treatment. The standard treatment is breast gland excision with liposuction of the surrounding area. The “Pull Through Technique” is a great solution. ). A very small (5mm or so) incision is made at the areolar edge and liposuction is followed by releasing the glandular tissue from the overlying areola and pulling it through the incision, thus the “pull through technique”. The major advantage is the smaller incision and quicker healing. This technique is used in well selected patients.