What is Adult Gynecomastia?
Adult gynecomastia is simply any man 20 years or older who has developed excess breast tissue causing their chest to take on a more feminine appearance than desired.
Gynecomastia can develop for reasons such as genetics, hormonal imbalances, steroid use, certain medications and herbal remedies, marijuana, and health conditions hormone in nature.
We recommend being medically evaluated to ensure there is not an underlying medical condition causing your gynecomastia.
Adult gynecomastia ranges in severity from mild to severe, and for this reason, Dr. Ashutosh created the Classification System to categorize the types of gynecomastia and help men better understand the underlying issues, along with treatment options for each.
Surgery is the only proven option for permanently getting rid of gynecomastia. Do not be fooled by the endless ads and information about non-surgical alternatives for treating gynecomastia.
Do I Need Surgery?
The answer isn't one Dr. Cruise can answer for you. Ultimately, it comes down to whether or not your gynecomastia is causing you enough grief. If you feel you are not living the life you want because of your gynecomastia, then you may want to consider having surgery.
If you are visiting our website, it's probably safe to say you are bothered enough by your gynecomastia to be doing online research to see what can be done to get rid of it.
Ask yourself the questions below to gauge how much your man boobs bother you.
- Do you try to hide your chest with baggy, loose clothing?
- Do you wear compression shirts to flatten your chest?
- Are you too embarrassed to take your shirt off at the pool, beach, etc.
- Have you become depressed and withdrawn?
- Is your sex life affected by your condition?
- Do lack self-esteem?
- Are you frustrated with working out because it doesn't seem to help?