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, has developed a comprehensive gynecomastia classification system to diagnosis and effectively treat Gynecomastia (excess male breast tissue) at every stage. Beyond categorizing the aesthetic characteristics into six distinctive types, the Cruise Gynecomastia Classification System outlines the emotional, psychological and social effects the condition imparts. It also helps educate parents and spouses on how to best support the child or significant other who is dealing with the challenges associated with this condition. On the surface, Gynecomastia appears to be a mere aesthetic concern. However, the painful emotional and psychological effects that impact the way men of all ages experience life, are the fuel behind Dr. Cruise’s desire to provide education and permanent treatment to free patients from the chains of Gynecomastia. Utilizing the latest advancements in cosmetic surgery combined with extensive training, Dr. Cruise has become a leader within the industry for his precise and effective treatment results. By bringing awareness to this condition and working to create a comfortable, judgment free environment for men of all ages to talk about their condition, Dr. Cruise hopes to lessen the human cost and societal impact of Gynecomastia. The procedure which addresses more than just the outward appearance also stops the shame and guilt that eat away at self-confidence and self-worth, allowing healing to take place mentally, emotionally and physically post procedure. For many men, their Gynecomastia procedures provide a new lease on life- allowing them to embrace a new found sense of confidence that has a ripple effect into every area of their life.
Learn more about Gynecomastia and the Cruise Classification System of the six types of gynecomastia here.
An international leader in plastic surgery and aesthetic enhancement, Dr. Cruise has established an award winning reputation for distinguished work, complete with quality patient care. An artist at heart, Dr. Cruise and his keen attention to detail are actively sought out by discerning men and women across the globe who desire exceptional results without compromise.
As a board-certified plastic surgeon with advanced technical training, Dr. Cruise specializes in gynecomastia surgery and is recognized as a leading industry expert. Performing over 250 gynecomastia surgeries each year, his innovative techniques and comprehensive approach to treating this all too common condition have opened the door for a global perspective shift on how to recognize and effectively treat patients who endure the physical as well as psychological effects.
Recognizing an undeniable, quickly growing need for treatment that produced permanent results, Dr. Cruise chose to dedicate a portion of his advanced surgical practice towards this condition. Affecting a staggering portion of the male population including children, teenagers, and adults alike, the growing range of triggers that cause this to develop in men is vast. Dr. Cruise’s comprehensive understanding of the effects gynecomastia has on the body and overall well being of the patient, allows him to create a comfortable, secure process for the patient’s treatment.
While traditional plastic surgery solutions do not provide predictable or meaningful relief, Dr. Cruise has created a highly effective surgical protocol for permanently addressing gynecomastia. Unlike the lackluster therapies from the past that left patients feeling self-conscious about their chest, ranging from incomplete removal and divoting to puffy nipple and complex healing concerns, the innovative treatment available at Cruise Plastic Surgery is proven. The creation of the gynecomastia classification system further substantiates Dr. Cruise as a leader in male breast reduction surgery.
Dr. Cruise developed a proprietary gynecomastia classification system which outlines the various types of the condition along with accompanying emotional and physiological effects, while detailing optimal treatment plans for each. This evolutionary system has allowed him to progressively modify his techniques and achieve concise results for each patient. Combining individually tailored surgery protocol with convenience and accessibility was essential in bringing this treatment on the forefront for patients. Expertly trained staff plus focused, pre and post procedure protocols have allowed for the flexibility needed for many patients and their lifestyle demands. While traditional methods require general anesthesia, blood work, and significant downtime, Cruise Plastic Surgery performs the vast majority of gynecomastia procedures under local anesthesia with oral sedation – no I.V.’s, no blood work, no general anesthesia needed.
Dr. Cruise grew up in the Midwest city of St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Graduating with honors and as Valedictorian from Lakeview High School, his goal was to become a Plastic Surgeon. Later, he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wayne State University in Michigan and then moved on to graduate in the upper class of his medical school also at Wayne State University. He then began his extensive training in General Surgery, Hand Surgery, Microvascular Surgery, as well as Plastic Surgery. Cosmetic surgery is Dr. Cruise’s primary focus, but he also has dedicated considerable time as a burn specialist at the Grossman Burn Center at Western Medical Hospital reconstructing disfigured burn victims. Restoring human form to faces devastated by burns has given him experience that could not be obtained elsewhere as well as an appreciation for all the subtleties that make a human face and body what they are.
About Cruise Plastic Surgery:
Cruise Plastic Surgery is located in the heart of Newport Beach, California, known for its sophisticated charm and radiant sun, sand, and surf. Situated ideally next to Fashion Island, one of California’s most distinctive shopping destinations, Cruise Plastic Surgery specializes in breast, body, and Gynecomastia procedures. Led by renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph T. Cruise, other in-demand procedures include Rhinoplasty, Chin Implants, Mommy Makeovers, and Brazilian Butt Lifts. Earning the trust of patients from around the world who desire refined aesthetic results, Dr. Cruise and his seasoned team of caring, knowledgeable professionals take great pride in ensuring quality patient care start to finish. Dedicated to helping men and women look their best, Dr. Cruise is inspired by the renewed sense of confidence his patients experience post procedure.
Dr. Joseph Cruise is a board-certified plastic surgeon with over 15 years of experience. Regarded as one of the top gynecomastia surgeons in the world, Dr. Cruise has gynecomastia-specific content that can be found at lagynecomastia.org. Dr. Cruise has dedicated his career to cosmetic surgery but has also had extensive training in General Surgery, Hand Surgery, and Microvascular Surgery. Dr. Joseph Cruise is also a member of the Rhinoplasty Society as well as the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
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