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    Gynecomastia

    What You Should Know About Gynecomastia: Type 3

    Gynecomastia comes in  varying degrees, which is why Dr. Cruise developed his classification system to better understand the different types. To continue with our series exploring the six types of gynecomastia, we will review Type 3 Gynecomastia. Below, you can learn more about the common characteristics, causes, and best treatment options for Type 3 gynecomastia.…

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    What You Should Know About Gynecomastia: Type 2

    If you have gynecomastia, you may be surprised to learn that there are actually six distinct types of gynecomastia. Dr. Joseph Cruise was the first plastic surgeon to identify and classify these varying types as well as the best techniques to treat each one. Through specialized gynecomastia surgery, Dr. Cruise can effectively create a flatter,…

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    What You Should Know About Gynecomastia: Type 1

    Most men with enlarged breast tissue may be unaware there are actually six different types of gynecomastia as defined by gynecomastia specialist, Dr. Joseph Cruise in Newport Beach, CA. This classification system ranges from the mildest to most severe. Here, we will discuss type 1 gynecomastia, including some notable characteristics, causes, and treatment options. What…

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    Types of Gynecomastia: Dr. Cruise’s Classification System

    While many surgeons may offer gynecomastia surgery, few have the in-depth understanding of various types of gynecomastia and the techniques that best suit each one. Through extensive experience, Dr. Cruise has categorized six different types of gynecomastia along with his recommended surgical treatment for each type. Below are descriptions for each type outlined by gynecomastia…

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    The Truth About Gynecomastia: Debunking the Myths

    Gynecomastia is a more common condition than people realize, but there are many misconceptions regarding both the condition and treatment. Over the past 10 years gynecomastia has steadily received wider attention from plastic surgeons resulting in more information available to those suffering with the condition. Some of the information can be conflicting leading to confusion…

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    What Happens If Gynecomastia Isn’t Treated?

    Although occurring in 35-40% of men at some point in their lives, gynecomastia, or male breast enlargement, isn’t frequently talked about on a widespread scale. This has led to a low level of awareness that gynecomastia can be treated, rather than simply addressing what can be an embarrassing condition. But beyond the aesthetic and emotional…

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    What Contributes to Gynecomastia?

    Men with gynecomastia are often surprised to learn the complexities of the condition and the many considerations that plastic surgeons have to take when it comes to gynecomastia surgery. Gynecomastia consists of excess breast tissue with or without fatty tissue. It may also have a skin laxity component. During a consultation, Dr. Cruise can determine…

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    How to Emotionally Support Someone with Gynecomastia

    We all have certain parts of our bodies that bother us. Big or small, it’s natural to want to change some aspect of our appearance. While these features don’t always have too much of an impact on our lives, there are some that affect a person more than others. When it comes to men, they…

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    Reducing Man Boobs: What Are My Options?

    Enlarged male breasts, or gynecomastia, are a condition that many men struggle with.  Sometimes called “man boobs,” it can be extremely hard on self-confidence when a man doesn’t feel comfortable taking his shirt off or wearing certain outfits. Even worse, enlarged male breasts can often be the subject of many jokes or ridicule, especially for…

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    Which Type of Gynecomastia Do I Have?

    Although gynecomastia has always affected a significant number of men, it’s only in recent years that the plastic surgery community has given this condition a growing amount of attention, shedding light on the toll it takes on men’s self-confidence. Rather than hiding their body and feeling ashamed of how they look, people who are treated…

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