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Category: Gynecomastia

Clarifying Expectations, View Before and After Photos

Posted On: May 30, 2019 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Before and after photos are an excellent way to understand and help clarify expectations when determining the type of plastic surgery procedure one may be considering. For the past 20 years in my practice, I have recognized the benefit of before and after photos and have been honored to have thousands of my patients choose […]

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Gynecomastia Symptoms

Posted On: December 11, 2018 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

We see patients weekly in our Beverly Hills office who come in with gynecomastia symptoms, including feminizing breast problems, increased retroareolar breast tissue, excess breast tissue, lipodystrophy, and adiposity of the entire chest wall. In short, it is the appearance of female-like breasts on a man.These men all come in with similar problems and frustrations, […]

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Popular Plastic Surgery Procedure For Men

Posted On: March 16, 2017 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Early this month (March 8, 2017), FoxNews.com published a piece on “The 5 Most Popular Plastic Surgeries For Men” by Stephanie Bucklin, which was based on the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery’s statistics on the most popular plastic surgery procedures of 2016. One of the top procedures for men was male breast reduction (gynecomastia surgery). In my […]

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Male Breast Reduction Procedure

Posted On: January 11, 2017 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

I was presented a 23 year-old male who was self-conscious about the size of his breasts. During the consultation and examination we discussed how to remove the excessive glandular breast tissue and fat by performing gynecomastia surgery. The procedure was performed under general anesthesia supervised by a board-certified anesthesiologist. The photo to the right shows […]

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Male Body Contouring Beverly Hills

Posted On: May 23, 2016 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

I was presented with a 23-year-old male who was looking to reduce the size of his chest and stomach area. During the consultation, we discuss the amount of glandular tissues behind the nipple areolar complex and his fatty tissue extending along the chest wall. His other concern was the lower abdominal area that was bothersome […]

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MALE BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY

Posted On: March 23, 2016 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Gynecomastia has been well-defined as “woman-like breasts” in fact it has been found in as many as 40 to 60 percent of men, and can occur in one or both breasts. Risk factors associated with gynecomastia have included decrease in androgen production or increase in estrogen formation. It can also be associated with hormones such […]

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Male breast reduction

Posted On: March 18, 2016 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Over the past year, I have seen an increase in the procedure gynecomastia. Gynecomastia surgery is a procedure to reduce enlarged male breasts. I believe the stigma for cosmetic surgery for men has disappeared, and men are excited to correct the size and shape of their breasts. To the left is an example of a  25-year-old male patient […]

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Unliateral Gynecomastia Procedure

Posted On: February 04, 2016 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

I was presented a 22-year-old male that was complaining about enlargement and pain in his right breast area. During the consultation and examination, it was determined that he had a benign enlargement of the right breast resulting from a proliferation of the glandular component of the breast. The surgery was scheduled, and the procedure was […]

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TRENDS IN GYNECOMASTIA

Posted On: October 23, 2014 Author: The Office of Dr. Stuart Linder

Gynecomastia is referred to as male breast reduction. It is associated with glandular tissue and fatty tissue found in the entire chest area. This extends from the infraclavicular, under the clavicle, along the parasternal to the inframammary fold and all the way laterally to the anterior axillary line. There are two different types of tissue that can be […]

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