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Category: Gynecomastia

Can I Fix My Gynecomastia With Exercise?

Posted November 30, 2023

Men with enlarged breast tissue (gynecomastia) often experience a significant impact on their self-esteem and confidence, especially in the pool, at the beach, or wherever men would typically like to remove their shirts. Making positive lifestyle changes, including weight management, avoiding drugs or medications that contribute to gynecomastia, and addressing underlying health issues, can sometimes […]

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What Should Men Know About Gynecomastia Surgery?

Posted November 01, 2018

The presence of “man boobs” is at the top of many men’s lists of fears. For men, having excess tissue or fat in the breast area causes significant damage to their confidence and self-image. These insecurities can cause men to shy away in social and intimate interactions, which can ultimately have a negative impact on […]

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Infographic – What is Gynecomastia?

Posted May 25, 2016

Having swollen breast tissue is more common in men than may be believed. At Pasadena Cosmetic Surgery, our plastic surgeon, Dr. O’Toole offers breast reductions surgery to help men look masculine and love how they look. To schedule an appointment, please contact us today by calling (626) 689-7800. We proudly serve patients in Los Angeles, Pasadena, […]

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Enhancing Male Breast Reduction Results

Posted December 21, 2015

Gynecomastia is a medical condition in which excessive tissue and fat in the chest gives the appearance of womanly breasts. The best way to deal with this problem is through male breast reduction surgery – and the best time to undergo this surgery is now. Having your procedure performed in the winter gives you plenty […]

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Plastic Surgery for Men on the Rise

Posted October 16, 2015

More and more men are beginning to look to plastic surgery to address issues as varied as stubborn fat deposits and premature signs of aging. If you are a man who is unhappy with any aspect of his body, board-certified Pasadena plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole welcomes an opportunity to meet with you free of […]

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What Causes Gynecomastia?

Posted July 29, 2015

Gynecomastia is the medical name for female-like breasts on males. This condition can be caused by aging, genetic factors, hormone fluctuations, weight gain, and the use of certain illegal drugs and prescription medications. Regardless of its cause, gynecomastia is an often embarrassing and emasculating condition – and one that may not respond to diet and […]

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SmartLipo™ and Male Breast Reduction

Posted June 30, 2015

Male breast reduction is the most effective way to eliminate stubborn fat deposits and glandular tissue in the chest. With this procedure, board-certified Los Angeles plastic surgeon Dr. Martin O’Toole can address gynecomastia, regardless of its cause, to produce a toned and sculpted look in place of woman-like breasts.

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What is Gynecomastia?

Posted November 06, 2013

Gynecomastia has a number of more colorful names: Moobs, man-boobs, and he-breasts being among them. But despite the silly nature of these names, gynecomastia is no laughing matter.

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“Biggest Loser” winner fears weight gain

Posted December 15, 2011

The fear of weight gain after massive weight loss is not only a common fear it is legitimate. According to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times the latest winner of the popular television show “Biggest Loser” shared his fear for regaining the more than 200 pounds that he lost during the show. His […]

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