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The Most Common Questions About Gynecomastia


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by Dr. Steven Wallach

When a man forms his first impressions of what the ideal male body should look like, it normally does not include anything that could be mistaken as being feminine. Typically, all masculine body features can be categorized as lean and muscular. The enlarged breast tissue that accompanies gynecomastia can make men feel self-conscious or embarrassed. Dr. Steven Wallach offers treatment for men dealing with this condition to help them feel more confident. 

Can Gynecomastia Happen to Any Guy?

Gynecomastia is a very common condition that can affect any male. Although, some men may be more prone to this condition than others. Gynecomastia is the formation of excess fatty cells around the lower areas of the chest in men. It contributes to the illusion that a man’s chest is flabby, out of shape or feminine.

The healthiest men can develop gynecomastia. If it happens, it doesn’t mean that a man will have to live with enlarged breasts for the rest of his life. There are treatment options for men who have gynecomastia. 

What Causes Gynecomastia? 

Overly enlarged breast tissues can be the result of genetic factors, glandular problems, or unhealthy dietary practices. No man can determine where excess tissues grow on his body. No one can control what genetic factors lead to the development of breast tissue. One thing is for sure. No man has to live with gynecomastia if he does not want to. Multiple surgical and therapeutic options can address the problem.

Steven Wallach, MD is a cosmetic surgeon who is sensitive to the needs of men. He has helped many men understand their problems with gynecomastia. These patients come from all walks of life. They are average guys who suddenly discover that their bodies need improvement. They are athletes who seek aesthetic care from a professional. They are older men who are experiencing body changes that are typical when hormonal changes occur.

Enlarged breast tissue in men is extremely common, and it can be addressed with the help of an experienced plastic surgeon like Steven Wallach, MD.

Are There Options to Treat Gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia happens because of various factors. Still, the presence of gynecomastia creates unwanted feelings of insecurity in men. These feelings can be erased when a man learns that he has many options to address concerns regarding his physique.

Effective plastic surgery, dietary plans, and other non-invasive techniques are available to help men who are experiencing various degrees of difficulty with body image problems like gynecomastia. A plastic surgeon like Steven Wallach, MD understands why men want to eliminate problems like gynecomastia. Inquire about gynecomastia reduction techniques today at Dr. Steven Wallach’s New York office.

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