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.

Before & after photo gallery

before and after clean
photos before and after procedures male breast reduction
before and after procedures male breast reduction
images before and after procedures male breast reduction

View more photos

Connect with others

Gynecomastia.org brings together men of all ages with this condition, as well as their families. Explore male breast reduction support groups, webcasts, videos, and other resources.

Visit the Forum

Get expert advice

Discuss the specifics of your case and get personalized answers from gynecomastia specialists.

Ask a Surgeon

Find a surgeon

Choose from a comprehensive list of gynecomastia surgeons who are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Find a Surgeon

Keep up with advances

Get the most up-to-date information on surgical procedures, scientific discoveries, and innovative approaches to gynecomastia.

Read our Blog

Featured story

"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."

Read full story

Gynecomastia blog

Gynecomastia surgeons share their thoughts on everything from the latest techniques and technological advancements to drug controversies and treatment updates.

by Dr. Miguel Delgado | April 23rd, 2017

Liposuction is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures for fat removal. The main types are: tumescent, ultrasound, and laser assisted. Due to the demand for fat removal, there are multiple marketing gimmicks and catchy names for various liposuction methods.

“The Doctors” TV show recently had an episode featuring “BodyTite.” BodyTite combines liposuction with a special instrument that tightens skin using radio frequency energy. The advantage of tightening skin during male breast reduction surgery is ridding the patient of excess skin and avoiding the necessity of a secondary procedure. However, for “true gynecomastia,” surgical excision of breast tissue is required. Breast tissue is too dense to be removed successfully by a cannula.

Read more

Gynecomastia.org neither endorses nor displays any bias towards the doctors listed on the site. Rather, we depend solely on the gynecomastia.org community to provide feedback about the quality, service, and performance of each physician’s practice.

We invite you to explore the opportunities available on our website and ask that you read the policies of the site and respect the guidelines that we have established.