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Gynecomastia News, Trends, Stories and More

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Our gynecomastia blog provides valuable information about current news, patient stories, and surgical advances for those who want to stay up to date about the condition.

Gynecomastia news can provide valuable insight for men with enlarged breasts. Education is key to making an informed decision about whether or not male breast reduction surgery is the best option for you. Reading stories about other men who have been suffering with the same condition as you will help you understand you are not alone in this. Countless teenagers and adult men are living with effects of gynecomastia. Many feel trapped by their enlarge male breasts. The gynecomastia news, stories, and information published here can help you through difficult times and give you the hope you need that you can live a better life free of male breasts.

Three Ways to Surgically Treat Gynecomastia

By Beth | January 8, 2018

Gynecomastia, commonly known as “man boobs”, is a condition in men in which the breast tissue swells or is enlarged. Gynecomastia can be caused by a variety of factors and can be classified into different types. Since there are different types of Gynecomastia, treatment will need to be different for each type in order to…

Types of Gynecomastia

By Beth | December 5, 2017

Gynecomastia is a condition in which there is an enlargement of glandular tissue in male breasts. This condition can affect boys and men of all ages and can cause feelings of embarrassment and self-consciousness. If you are suffering from this condition, it is important to understand what kind of gynecomastia you have, and what your…

Tips for Recovery after Gynecomastia Surgery

By Beth | November 17, 2017

Men who are living with gynecomastia can suffer from low self-esteem, embarrassment and overall lack of confidence. Gynecomastia surgery can dramatically improve quality of life for males living with enlarged breasts. If you are considering gynecomastia surgery, you may have some questions regarding recovery and results. Avoid Exercise While you may want to get back…

What is Gynecomastia?

By kym | December 30, 2016

We are frequently asked, “What is Gynecomastia?” The word gynecomastia comes from the word, gyneco, meaning “woman or female” and mazos meaning “breast.” Gynecomastia is also commonly referred to as man boobs. Gynecomastia is the non-canercours development of a rubber like or firm lump that can be felt under the areola. In some cases, there may…

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Cruise Gynecomastia Classification System

By kym | October 27, 2016

Affecting a staggering 65% of men, ranging from pre-teens to seniors, Dr. Joseph T. Cruise has developed the Cruise Gynecomastia Classification System to comprehensively target and permanently treat Gynecomastia- a stubborn condition that cannot be treated with diet or exercise. Shedding light on a common yet rarely spoken about condition Dr. Cruise, Newport Beach gynecomastia surgeon,…

Gynecomastia Surgery Day – Local Anesthesia

By kym | September 21, 2016

Important Things to Know Day of gynecomastia surgery – local anesthesia Do not eat or drink anything starting 2 hours before your scheduled surgery time. You can shower as normal the night before or morning of surgery. Do not apply any lotions, moisturizers, or deodorant on your body. Do not bring jewelry or valuables with you to surgery. Wear…

Gynecomastia Surgery Day – General Anesthesia

By kym | September 21, 2016

Important Things to Know Day of gynecomastia surgery – general anesthesia Do not eat or drink anything starting 12 hours prior to surgery. It is okay to brush your teeth and rinse, as well as take medications with a small sip of water. You can shower and shampoo your hair the night before or morning of…

Gynecomastia Consultation Questions

By kym | September 21, 2016

Certifications/Memberships Are you board certified in plastic surgery? If yes, with whom? Are you a member of national associations of societies in your specialty? If yes, with whom? Experience How many years have you been performing gynecomastia surgery? Do you consider yourself a gynecomastia specialist? If so, why? How many procedures do you perform each…

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Goodbye Man Boobs

By kym | September 7, 2016

More men are saying goodbye to their Man Boobs than ever before. A report published earlier this year by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, shows that more than 40 percent of MEN accounted for cosmetic breast reduction surgeries performed in the Unites States alone. Of the 68,106 breast reduction procedures, a total of 27,456…

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Gynaecomastia or Gynecomastia?

By kym | September 2, 2016

Gynecomastia, or frequently misspelled as Gynaecomastia, is a funny looking word which is foreign to a lot of people. They have never seen it,  pronounced it or had to write it. Having said this, Gynecomastia is a word, rather a condition, which has been gaining attention over the past couple of years. Here’s a little bit of…