I have been diagnosed with gynecomastia. My breasts and nipples seem to change appearance frequently. Any suggestion? (photo)
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Reducing Breast Size in Men over 50
The treatment of men over the ages of 50 or 60, with #gynecomastia still follows basic surgical guidelines and principles. First, the patient must be in generally good health. There is no defined upper age limit for gynecomastia surgery. However, medical issues, such as hypertension, diabetes, etc. must be under control prior to surgery. In older men the main difference in the surgery compared with younger men has to do with their skin tone and nipple position. As we get older, we lose #elastin in our skin which leads to decreased tone. Therefore, in certain cases, the gynecomastia surgery in older men will also need to address the loosened skin and possibly #repositioning of the nipple and areola. This will allow for the most ideal contour and a patient who is happy with their results.
Treatment of Gynecomastia on Testosterone Replacement
The second approache is surgical, if you find that you have enjoyed the changes in your mind and body from testosterone replacement, and do not want to reduce your testosterone replacement. You can remove the breast tissue in your chest through a periareolar incision.
Dr. Jaime Campos-Leon
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I have been diagnosed with gynecomastia. My breasts and nipples seem to change appearance frequently. Any suggestion
Correcting the gynaecomastia usually relieves these problems.
Consult a Plastic surgeon near you.
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