Gynecomastia is known as “female like” breast on a man. The treatment of this condition is male breast reduction or gynecomastia surgery. Unfortunately, when this condition develops it is usually always permanent and surgery is required to flatten the male chest.
Gynecomastia is sometimes referred to as man boobs, men breast or moobs. No matter which term is used, gynecomastia is one of the most popular cosmetic surgical male procedure performed in the United States, if not the world. Gynecomastia reduction or male breast reduction is the 4th most common surgical procedure performed in the States.
Adolescent gynecomastia is the most common. The breast develop during puberty due to the hormone changes. This is normal development. In this special situation the male breast resolves within 2 years in 90 present of the cases. The less fortunate boys live with male breast enlargement and are subject to social and psychological issues. In many cases, this may be devastating to a young man stunting his development.
Steroid-induced gynecomastia is another common case of male breast. Other drugs can case male breast development. Many common drugs can cause gynecomastia so reading the list of complication is important.
Pseudo -gynecomastia is male breast enlargement due to fat accumulation. This is common in men who are over weight and can be improved with weight loss. It is difficult to know if you have true gynecomastia or pseudo-gynecomastia, even by exam it can be difficult. The history of when and how the male chest enlargement developed may offer useful information.
Dr. Delgado is a Gynecomastia specialist. He performs perform over 120 cases per year. At least thirty-five percent of his cases are revision Gynecomastia surgery from other practices. Dr. Delgado treats many men in the Los Angeles area. He provides a free travel package for four night stay at a local hotel and transportation to and from the airport. The hotel also has a program that provides transportation to and from Dr Delgado’s office. Please look at the hundreds of before and after photographs on his website and the various videos of men who have undergone Gynecomastia surgery. Call today for a free DVD 213-568-4612