Gynecomastia 101 - What You Need to Know

Gynecomastia, or over-development of the male breast, is a condition frequently associated with devastating social and emotional trauma. If you or a loved one has this condition, know that you are not alone. In fact, sixty percent of males worldwide have some degree of gynecomastia.

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"Ever since I was 12 or 13, I suffered from gynecomastia. To me this was devastating, because not only were my breasts large, but one was visibly larger than the other. People definitely noticed my problem; kids at school made fun of me; and even my sisters pointed out the fact that I grew breasts."

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by Dr. Miguel Delgado | February 3rd, 2017

The incision for gynecomastia surgery goes partially around the areola. As it heals it usually is well hidden due to the change in skin texture and color. However, for some patients, a thick scar known as a keloid may form leaving the patient with a new problem that may make him still feel uncomfortable going shirtless.

Choosing an experienced Board Certified gynecomastia surgeon is your best bet in getting optimal surgical results including the healing of the incisions. Some men produce more collagen than others during the healing process. It is the excess collagen makes a raised noticeable scar.

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