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Gynecomastia in the Teen Years

By Dr. Joseph Cruise

Teenage boys are already going through an awkward stage in their life and may be self-conscious about their developing bodies. This self-consciousness is heightened if they develop gynecomastia, a condition more common than people may expect. What is Gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is a condition caused by excess breast tissue development in…

Gynecomastia in Teenage Boys

By Dr. Joseph Cruise

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons published a study taken in 2012, which showed that gynecomastia is the number one procedure performed on teenagers in the U.S. The average age of these boys ranges between 13-19. Since the first statistics were recorded in 1997, gynecomastia surgery has doubled. This can…