Can my "gynecomastia" be fixed with exercise? (Photo)
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To correct the excess skin, a surgical procedure to removal excess skin is required. A consultation with a plastic surgeon could help to determine exactly what the surgical plan could be to provide you with the results that would provide the best results for you.
Look for a plastic surgeon who has performed many, many gynecomastia procedures who can demonstrate with photographs results that you would hope to achieve.
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Congratulations on your significant weight loss! Unfortunately, as the other surgeons have said, the skin laxity can only be repaired with surgery. You should consult with a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who has experience with gynecomastia repair. Best of luck!
Can my "gynecomastia" be fixed with exercise?
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Congratulation on the weight loss. Like many people that have lost a significant amount of weight, you are left with excess skin that has lost it's elasticity. Unfortunately the only way to get rid of that is with surgery. Exercise will not do it. I recommend that you see a board certified plastic surgeon in consultation to get more specific answers to your questions which can best be addressed after a thorough history and examination is performed.
Best of luck to you!
Can my gynecomastia be fixed with exercise?
Fadi Chahin MD, FACS
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Diplomat-American Board of Surgery
Diplomat-American Board of Plastic Surgery
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