How Common Are “Man Boobs” (And How Can They Be Treated?)

Enlarged male breasts (otherwise known as “man boobs”) is among the most common aesthetic issues that men face. But just how common is it? Getting down to the bottom of this also depends on differentiating between gynecomastia, a condition in which excess glandular breast tissue causes male breast enlargement, and temporary enlargement that occurs as

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Ask Dr. Whiteman: Am I a Candidate for Gynecomastia Surgery?

Male breast enlargement may sound abnormal to some, but the truth is that it is extremely common for men to experience this aesthetic condition. In fact, experts estimate that gynecomastia, a condition that causes the growth of excess glandular tissue in the chest, affects at least 40% of all men in the US. And while

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Successfully Treating Gynecomastia with Male Breast Reduction

I have been working with male plastic surgery patients for years and cannot count how many times that I have been asked about potential treatment options for gynecomastia (male breast enlargement). Specifically, many guys are interested in the possibility of a nonsurgical treatment alternative for this condition. Unfortunately, this does not exist. Any medication that

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Taking a Statistical Look At Gynecomastia In Men

For men, the possibility of developing male breast enlargement is always lingering. While many men with gynecomastia, a condition that causes excess glandular tissue in the chest area, are ashamed of their appearance, the truth is that they are not alone. In fact, gynecomastia is very common and can affect men and boys of all

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How Can I Effectively Treat the Appearance of Man Boobs?

Although plastic surgery is safer and more in-demand than ever before, many patients still prefer nonsurgical treatment options when they are available. This makes sense. Even relatively minor cosmetic procedures are still surgery and require downtime for recovery that some people may not have time for. However, some aesthetic imperfections simply cannot be treated without

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