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For many decades, women have made up the vast majority of plastic surgery patients. In fact, when most people imagine plastic surgery patients, they likely think of women. It might surprise you to learn, however, that men make up the fastest-growing demographic of plastic surgery patients. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ latest […]

There are many causes of gynecomastia, or the growth of breast tissue in men, that affect how the condition is treated and whether it goes away on its own or requires liposuction or surgery to treat it. Causes include simply going through puberty and getting breast development that never resolves,  anabolic supplements,  drug use, endocrine […]

There are many causes for gynecomastia, or enlarged, excess breast tissue in men. Gynecomastia affects both adolescent and adult men, but causes, symptoms, and treatment for these patients can be different. Here are some of the differences between teenage or adult gynecomastia and what patients can do about it. Gynecomastia in Teens In adolescents, gynecomastia […]

A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is one of the most popular plastic surgeries in the United States. This procedure can be done as a standalone surgery or performed alongside liposuction and/or breast augmentation for a mommy makeover. A tummy tuck can get rid of excess, sagging skin and unwanted fat, but our patients often worry about the […]

What is gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is the overgrowth of male breast tissue. Typically, all men have some amount of this tissue, but in some cases it grows excessively. This problem is common in adolescent boys and older men. What causes gynecomastia? Gynecomastia can be caused by benign hormonal changes during puberty, endocrine gland dysfunction, diseases that affect […]

Enlarged male breasts (gynecomastia) affects an estimated 60 percent of men. Gynecomastiatypically occurs during adolescence or in men over the age of 50, but it can also be caused by medications, obesity and genetics. Exercise and a healthy diet can help men lose weight, but gynecomastia is a medical condition that may or may not subside […]

Though it might not seem obvious, gynecomastia is a surprisingly common condition that nearly half of all white, African American and men of all races will experience at some point in life. In fact, more than half of all male infants are actually born with enlarged breasts as a result of the effects of maternal estrogen, but […]

Gynecomastia is a condition in which male breast tissue is unusually large. It is often caused by an imbalance between the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone, though some medications can cause it as well. Although the condition is rarely serious, men suffering from gynecomastia may feel embarrassed or self-conscious. If you live with breasts that […]

Though men and women both have breast tissue, the growth of the breasts in men can be extremely distressing. If you live in or around Scottsdale, Arizona, and you suffer from gynecomastia, Dr. Paul Angelchik can discuss your aesthetic goals and recommend treatment options. Gynecomastia is the medical name for swollen breast tissue in males. The […]

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