Gynecomastia

How Can I Get Rid of Gynecomastia?

Often called male breast enlargement, gynecomastia is a condition where glandular tissue develops in the chest, causing a swollen, disproportional appearance. Estimated to affect around 20 percent of American men, gynecomastia typically isn’t dangerous, but the symptoms can significantly affect the confidence of individuals suffering from the disorder. As a result, finding the safest, most effective treatment method is essential for many men. Dr. W. Tracy Hankins and Dr. Samuel M. Sohn offer a number of helpful options as well as compassionate care at their state-of-the-art practice. Gynecomastia is a glandular disorder that is typically caused by fluctuating or imbalanced […]

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How Do I Know if I Have Gynecomastia?

When excess glandular and fatty tissue develop in a man’s chest the condition is called either gynecomastia or, in certain cases, pseudo-gynecomastia. Most commonly occurring in adolescence, gynecomastia may continue beyond puberty or develop in adulthood, often causing the patient to feel self-conscious about his appearance. Our experienced plastic surgeons, Dr. W. Tracy Hankins and Dr. Samuel M. Sohn, understand that this is a delicate concern, and they can provide discreet, compassionate assistance in reducing excess breast and fatty tissue in qualified candidates. The first step in determining if a patient has gynecomastia or pseudo-gynecomastia is to examine the chest […]

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