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Saturday, February 9, 2013

Adolescent Gynecomastia Surgery and The Power of Skin Contraction

Adolescent Gynecomastia Surgery

San Jose, California - Adolescent Gynecomastia is the most common form of Gynecomastia and occurs during the early teenage years.  It occurs at puberty when male characteristic are starting to develop like secondary hair growth.  The increase in hormone cause this development.  When the hormones are not perfectly balanced with more estrogen oppose to testosterone male breast enlargement can occur.  The gynecomastia often disappears in two years, but in some boys it remains.  

Adolescent Gynecomastia  before and after photo
Severe Adolescent Gynecomastia before and after, no skin removed
In many case it causes  social problems leading to psychological issues.  If this is the case the surgery may be a solution.  The advantage of the surgery at a younger age is the extreme power of skin contracture in young boys when the underlying tissue is removed.   The above photo displays this well.  No skin was removed and a small revision on the right side could further improve the final result.
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Dr. Delgado is a specialist in the surgical treatment of gynecomastia. He has a website that is dedicated for men seeking male breast reduction.   He has many videos on his and YouTube at MiguelDelgadoMD1  He has performed TV documentaries for the BBC in London and Discovery Channel Australia.   Call Today at 415-898-4161 or email for a virtual consultation.