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Men Suffering with Severe Gynecomastia Now Have Access to a Superior Surgical Option

September 2, 2014

Dr. Joseph T. Cruise, Los Angeles gynecomastia specialist, now offers a procedure known as “free nipple grafting” as an alternative to the anchor lift most commonly performed by plastic surgeons when treating severe gynecomastia cases.
Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014

Los Angeles gynecomastia patients suffering with severe cases, type 6 or 7, have been faced with the difficult decision of correcting their male breasts with a surgical procedure involving an anchor lift. The anchor lift requires significant incisions which will be visible even after the recovery period. Dr. Joseph T. Cruise is now correcting severe gynecomastia with a procedure called “free nipple grafting.” This technique minimizes the incisions and their visibility over time, as well as provides superior results.

“Patients are much happier now that they don’t have to trade having enlarged breasts for a large unsightly scar down the front of their breasts,” explains Dr. Joseph Cruise.

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Severe gynecomastia treated with free nipple grafting procedure

Traditionally, plastic surgeons have treated severe cases of gynecomastia with an anchor lift to address large sagging male breasts. The anchor lift requires an incision around the areola, a vertical incision down the front of the breast, and another horizontal incision along the breast fold/crease. Men suffering with severe gynecomastia were faced with the difficult decision of getting rid of their enlarged breasts, but gaining visible incisions that would never go away. In a sense, they would never be free from the affects of their gynecomastia. The humiliation and embarrassment would still exist, because the scars would be a tell tell sign of once having man boobs.

As a gynecomastia specialist in Los Angeles, Dr. Joseph T. Cruise continually strives to improve or come up with better ways of treating each type of gynecomastia. His vast experience has enabled him to become an expert at performing free nipple grafting as a superior alternative to the anchor lift. In fact, his free nipple grafting procedure far out weights the anchor lift, in terms of overall results and patient satisfaction, that he no longer performs the anchor lift at his practice. [….]

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Dr. Joseph Cruise is a board-certified plastic surgeon with over 20 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 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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