I have man boos since I remember.
Can I Reduce my Man Boobs Using Zeltiq? If Yes, Can You Recommend a Doctor in the SF Area?
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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
Can I Reduce my Man Boobs Using Zeltiq?
Coolsculpting for male breast.
This is one area that I often caution patients that surgery may be needed as a back up option if they are not satisfied either because there is not enough reduction, or because there is too much skin laxity. I would visit with a board certified plastic surgeon in your area so you can discuss the options in more detail.
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Coolsculpting is a relatively new procedure that has high satisfaction rates. The procedure is most effective when treating small localized collections of fat. Results are excellent with this procedure, but dependent upon the appropriate patient selection.
Although coolsculpting would probably remove fat from your breast, it would have virtually no effect on the breast tissue itself. When true gynecomastia is present surgical excision or occasionally liposuction is a better option.
If you have male breast enlargement, consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon is appropriate. This surgeon should be able to direct you to the procedure that’s best for you.
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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.
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