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The Use of Drains in Gynecomastia Reduction Surgery

  Gynecomastia reduction surgery is very common for either young or middle-aged males who have various amounts of breast tissue development. While some forms of gynecomastia are treated by liposuction alone, more than half of them require an open approach through an inferior areolar incision. When doing an open gynecomastia reduction, it is common practice Read More…

Case Study: Older Male Gynecomastia Reduction with Nipple Transposition

Background: Gynecomastia, the development of breasts in men, is often thought of as a young man’s problem. While hormonal changes certainly set the stage for the emergence of breasts in some teenagers and young men, similar problems of a slightly different nature occur at the opposite end of the age spectrum. When older men develop Read More…

Case Study: Reduction of Puffy Nipples in Young Men

Background:  Gynecomastia is historically perceived as being the development of breast tissue in men that creates the appearance of an actual breast mound. While this is certainly true, gynecomastia takes on many forms based on the amount of breast tissue development that actually occurs. Gynecomastia presentations can occur along a spectrum from a full blown Read More…

The Uniqueness of Male Plastic Surgery – Body Procedures

  When it comes to plastic surgery, just like many other areas in life, men are different than women. Not only are their faces and bodies not the same, but their attitudes and expectations about plastic surgery are also different. Having treated a fair number of men over the years in my Indianapolis plastic surgery Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Gynecomastia Reduction

  Gynecomastia reduction surgery is done to create a flatter male chest and near zero nipple-areolar projection. It can be done with liposuction alone, by breast tissue excision through an areolar incision or both procedures combined. In some larger gynecomastias, skin may need to be removed from around the entire areola as well. The following Read More…

Consent for Plastic Surgery: Gynecomastia Reduction

  Every plastic surgery procedure has numerous issues that every patient who is undergoing a procedure should know. These explanations are always on a consent form that you should read in detail before surgery. This consent form, while many perceive as strictly a legal protection for the doctor, is actually more intended to improve the Read More…

Case Study: Large Tumor Gynecomastia Reduction in Young Male

  Background: Gynecomastia is a well known condition of breast tissue enlargement that most commonly occurs in teenage and young males. Its incidence appears to be increasing in numbers based on surgeries performed for its correction although this may reflect increased awareness of surgical treatment and a fashion trend amongst young men with little tolerance Read More…

Plastic Surgery’s Did You Know? King Tut and Gynecomastia

  The most well known or at least the most publicized ancient pharaohs of Egypt, King Tut, ruled and died early. The demise of the young pharoah has always been a mystery and much speculation has centered around his cause of death from murder to accidents. But a recent theory based on medical evidence suggests Read More…

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