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Level II gynecomastia before and 4 months post-op

This 36-year-old gentleman from Athens, Ohio came to discuss the gynecomastia procedure with top surgeon Bivik Shah MD. During his consultation, it was determined that he was a Level II gynecomastia case, and in order to reach optimal results, he would require tissue excision and liposuction. Dr. Shah flawlessly executed the surgery while this patient was under twilight (IV) sedation. He is photographed here before and a full 4 months post-operatively.

Gynecomastia Surgery and Nipple Sensitivity

As potential patients research all the pros and cons of male breast reduction surgery, there is one issue in particular that comes up from time to time. It is discussed extensively on the forums of this site, and that is the concern of the loss of nipple sensation.

Permanent loss of nipple sensation after gynecomastia surgery is possible although rare, but needs to be considered as a surgical risk. For some men, it may be a deal breaker, and for others the tradeoff is worth it, to be rid of their “man boobs.”

Gynecomastia In Plano, TX.

Gynecomastia is a term that refers to the enlargement of the glandular tissue of the male breast. This condition can often be the source of significant distress and self-conciousness causing men to avoid situations where they would take off their shirt, such as the pool or beach or even the gym locker room.
Once the condition develops, it is difficult to reverse, short of surgery. Surgical treatment is aimed at removal of the enlarged gland and contouring the chest to a more masculine appearance.

Gynecomastia In Plano, TX.

Gynecomastia Surgery in Plano Texas

A condition little talked about but widely apparent is Gynecomastia, the overdevelopment of a male breast. A reaction to too much estrogen or too little testosterone, gynecomastia can occur in newborns, teenagers, and adult men.

Young Men With Gynecomastia Need Support!

Up to 65% of young men will develop breasts by the age of 14. As boys go through puberty, they will have an imbalance of sex hormones. This is a normal condition but can be very frightening as they see their body going through changes

Unfortunately, if boys do not understand what is happening they will probably try to hide their chest with loose fitting shirts, avoid swimming, or any activities that require removing their shirt. Most boys are too embarrassed to confide in their parents.

Gynecomastia Revision Surgery and Scar Tissue

After male breast reduction surgery, if a lump is felt weeks or even months later, the natural reaction is the breast tissue has grown back. Unless the patient has been taking anabolic steroids, Propecia or other substances that may cause breast tissue growth, it is most likely the formation of scar tissue. Scar formation is normal after any type of surgery and generally takes 4 to 12 weeks to form.

If there is puffiness early in the recovery, it could be residual swelling or possibly not enough tissue was removed, but it would not be scar tissue.

6 weeks after gynecomastia surgery

This is a 27 year old man from Columbus Ohio who came to see Dr. Shah to discuss Gynecomastia surgery. Dr. Shah advised level II Gynecomastia surgery, which involves tissue excision and liposuction. He agreed with the recommendation, and subsequently scheduled this procedure, which was done under IV sedation. He is photographed here preoperatively, and only 6 weeks following.

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28-year-old man with gynecomastia

This is a 28 year old man from Sidney, Ohio who came to discuss the gynecomastia procedure with Dr. Shah. It was determined that this patient had Level II Gynecomastia, and surgery was advised. This patient agreed with Dr. Shah’s recommendation, and subsequently scheduled his procedure. This is typically able to be done under IV Sedation, as was in this case. He is photographed here pre-operatively, and 4 months following surgery.

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