Gynecomastia in Adolescents - Patient 12
Before and after photos of a 15 year old Rockland, NY patient who was suffering from Gynecomastia, or enlarged male breasts. This is a condition that occurs do to the formation of glandular tissue located beneath the male breasts that results in an enlargement. 30% to 60% of teenage boys develop the condition between the ages of 8 and 12 and although milder cases will dissipate by the age of 17, severe or tubular cases, such as what this young man suffered, will not go away with maturity. The teen began to withdrawal from activities which required him to remove his shirt for fear of being teased by his peers. After discussing his discomfort and anxiety with his parents, they consulted with Dr. Mordcai Blau, board certified plastic surgeon and a leading authority world-wide in Gynecomastia surgery. They were not only impressed to learn that over 50% of Dr. Blau's practice is dedicated to the correction of Gynecomastia, but also that Dr. Blau a well-accomplished author on Gynecomastia but an award-winning painter and sculptor. The patient underwent male breast reduction surgery, excising the head and tail of the glandular tissue along with liposculpture, and also liposuction of the stomach. The incision is only and inch in diameter and located inconspicuously under the areola. The teen is extremely happy with the results and no longer feels intimidated to remove his shirt in front of his peers. Call 914-428-4700 to set up a consultation with Dr. Blau.
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