Can I Reduce my Man Boobs Using Zeltiq? If Yes, Can You Recommend a Doctor in the SF Area?
- Asked by embarassed in San Francisco
- 2 years ago
I have man boos since I remember.
Zeltiq for "man boobs"
Zeltiq CoolSculpting is a good non-surgical option to help reduce some of the excess volume in your chest. However, Zeltiq will NOT address any glandular tissue - it will reduce only what is fat. That being said, I highly recommend you come in for a consultation to determine how much of your tissue is fat and how much is glandular. We will know upon exam what kind of realistic result you can expect. We have had great success when treating gynocomastia in the past - though patient selection is key.
Dr. Grant Stevens
CoolSculpting (Fat Freezing) for Male Breast Reduction
Gynecomastia by definition is proliferation of male breast tissue. While I do not expect that CoolSculpting will reduce fibrous breast tissue, CoolSculpting may have the effect in some patients of reducing breast area subcutaneous fat excess.
We are currently studying CoolSculpting on men's breasts in my practice. I am hoping that men with excellent skin tone no nipple or areola irregularities and a small amount of unwanted fat in the breast area could achieve positive results with CoolSculpting. Although this is something I am studying, we are currently not offering CoolSculpting for male breast reduction to the general population.
If you do elect to have this are treated, I would strongly suggest seeing a board-certified plastic surgeon who performs a significant number of gynecomastia surgery procedures in addition to offering CoolSculpting.
There are certainly some cases of gynecomastia that would NOT benefit, and could potentially be worsened by treatment with CoolSculpting alone.
Web reference: http://www.michaellawmd.com/coolsculpting.html
Zeltiq for Gynecomastia
Thank your for your question. Zeltiq results in a 20-25% reduction in fat. To completely remove the "man boobs," I would suggest gynecomastia surgery. I believe this will give you the results you are looking for. Best of luck.
Recent CoolSculpting Reviews
CoolSculpting for gynecomastia
If you are examined and are found to have pseudogynecomastia, or enlarged breasts related to fat, not breast tissue, then you might be a candidate for this off-label treatment of CoolSculpting. See a plastic surgeon, but also discuss the possibility of liposuction vs. CoolSculpting.
Web reference: http://www.thenyac.com/zeltiq/index.html
Cool sculpting and Gynecomastia?
Thank you for the question.
If your “man boobs” consist of adipose tissue then cool sculpting may have some beneficial effect. If however you are dealing with true gynecomastia, then do not expect much of a result, without surgical intervention.
I have found that gynecomastia is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area.
I hope this helps.
Zeltiq can be used for male breast reduction. In fact I have had it done on my breasts!!!!
Web reference: http://www.bodybyfinkle.com
Coolsculpting for "man boobs"
There have been reports for the use of Coolscultping for fatty tissue removal in the breast area. The devices currently available by Zeltiq do not have attachments yet made to fit the breast area perfectly so results may vary and be inconsistent.