The medical field uses the term gynecomastia to describe a condition causing enlarged male breasts. However, not every man with “man boobs” has true gynecomastia. Some men are actually afflicted by pseudogynecomastia, which is quite similar to gynecomastia but with some distinct differences. Here, Dr. A.J. Khalil breaks down the two conditions. Understanding “True” Gynecomastia One of the chief differences between true gynecomastia and pseudogynecomastia is the composition of the... Read More
Category: Male Plastic Surgery
Preparing for Male Breast Reduction
Are you thinking about undergoing male breast reduction but have some nerves or anxiety about the surgery? Being well-prepared can help you feel more confident and increase your chances of a smooth procedure and recovery. Read on as Dr. A.J. Khalil, a sought-after male breast reduction surgeon in Beverly Hills, shares his best tips for preparing for surgery. Overhaul Your Diet and Exercise Routine The healthier and stronger you are... Read More
What Can Be Done About Enlarged Male Breasts?
Enlarged male breasts, a condition known as gynecomastia, form when the tissue of the male breast becomes enlarged due to a hormonal imbalance between estrogen and testosterone. Gynecomastia can appear as a result of puberty, the natural aging process, side effects of medication or any number of unknown factors. Thankfully, gynecomastia is a treatable condition that may resolve itself in time. If you suffer from gynecomastia and would like a... Read More
Why More Men Are Pursuing Plastic Surgery
Historically the overwhelming majority of plastic surgery patients have been women. But according to statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men last year, the most popular procedures being eyelid surgery, liposuction, nose reshaping and breast reduction. Read on as Dr. A.J. Khalil, a plastic surgeon serving Beverly Hills and beyond, shares his thoughts about why more men are pursuing... Read More