Category Archives: gynecomastia
How Long will I Have to Take Off Work for Gynecomastia Surgery?
Sometimes the decision to undergo gynecomastia surgery, or any type of plastic surgery, is ultimately based on practical concerns. It can be difficult to take off work for elective procedures, especially procedures which must be repeated to maintain the results. Fortunately, the results of gynecomastia surgery are normally long-lasting, and the downtime can be minimal. […]
How is Gynecomastia Surgery Done?
If you have gynecomastia, you may wonder: how is gynecomastia surgery done? Read on to find the answer to your question. Each gynecomastia procedure is customized to fit the needs of the patient. At the Cosmetic Surgical Center in Dallas Texas, gynecomastia surgery is performed under general anesthesia, because it actually makes the procedure safer. […]
What is best time to have surgery for gynecomastia?
Dr. Rai is often asked: What is best time to have surgery for gynecomastia, and will it get worse with time if I wait? Gynecomastia can have a devastating effect on a young man’s self-confidence and quality of life. Breasts which developed in puberty may resolve on their own during adolescences, but if gynecomastia persists […]
Do I Need an Endocrine Workup for My Gynecomastia?
Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Vasdev Rai is often asked by his patients: Do I need an endocrine workup for my Gynecomastia? It may not be necessary. Most cases of gynecomastia are not caused by health disorders. When gynecomastia is known or suspected to be caused by certain disorders, specific tests may be ordered, such as thyroid […]
How is Pectoral Etching Different from Male Breast Reduction?
Male breast reduction surgery is performed to correct gynecomastia, and has excellent results, but it does not aim to create a sculpted and defined chest. Dallas surgeon Dr. Vasdev Rai uses pectoral etching to produce muscular definition. It can put the final touches on all of your hard work when diet and working out have […]
Do I Need Mammograms for My Male Breasts?
Dallas surgeon Dr. Vasdev Rai is often asked by his Dallas gynecomastia patients: Do I need mammograms for my male breasts? Gynecomastia can be caused by some of the factors which increase your risk of breast cancer. All men need to be watchful for the signs of male breast cancer. We hear all the time about […]
Now that I have Gynecomastia, what are My Options?
If your gynecomastia is not caused by an underlying issue, such as a medical problem or a medication, you can simply have the excess breast tissue surgically removed. If you do not mind having male breasts, you don’t need to do anything. Gynecomastia is not medically harmful. However, here in Dallas, Dr. Rai has helped […]
Why do I have Gynecomastia?
In most cases, gynecomastia which develops in puberty or middle age is a medically harmless condition which is not caused by an underlying disease process. However, a small portion of men with gynecomastia do have an underlying health condition which needs to be addressed. Some medications can cause gynecomastia. Although physically harmless, gynecomastia can have […]