I started developing lumps in my breasts which started to protrude and show through my shirts. It wasn't until these lumps were sensitive to the touch that I decided to get some medical advice. The issue was gynecomastia. The cause of it was unknown for me, but there are a number of causes out there. This is when I started to do some research and discovered Dr. Goldberg. My insurance would not... more
I've always been very self-conscious the way my chest looked. I hated the idea that when I bought clothes I wasn't really paying attention to whether or not things fit me, I was more focused on whether or not you could see my nipples!
I was made aware of the procedure by way of online forums and a little bit of google research and I got in touch with Dr. Marefat's office over the summer. I... more
Most of my adult life, I had been very self-conscious about taking my shirt off in public; particularly in the summer. I always thought Gynecomastia Surgery was not for me. I thought it was for guys with extreme cases. I contacted Bitar Institute and was fascinated by the staff and Dr. Centeno. The staff was very courteous and attentive. Dr. Centeno was extremely knowledgeable, professional... more
I have always had excess fat around my chest area and under my arms. It made me feel less masculine and I was teased about it in high school. I was self conscious about taking my shirt off as I felt abnormal. I didn't like what I saw in the mirror. Finally, at age 48 I decided to have something done. After consulting with Dr. Goldberg, I scheduled liposuction and breast-bud removal. Dr.... more
The surgery went very well, I am quite please with the results. Initially I was a little nervous about the whole procedure, but Dr. Marefat made me feel at ease. His staff was able to fit me in quickly, and it only took about a week to get me into the operating room after the first consultation. Dr. Marefat allows me to have an unlimited amount of post-op consultations, which I think is very... more