Gynecomastia Reduction SF Bay Area (Man Boobs)

September 17, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

Man Boobs can affect men at every stage of life. All men are all born with them, due to the effects or maternal estrogen on the male breasts. This usually resolves in a few months, but can persist. The most common timing of Gynecomastia is during adolescence. With puberty comes hormone surges that can lead to Male Breast Development. The problem impacts about two-thirds of young men. For half these men, the swelling resolves over a year or two. For about one third of men, the breast tissue persists, and can become tender, annoying and embarrassing. Some men will not develop Moobs (Man Boobs) until later in life, and often as a side-effect of medications.

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Body Beautiful On KRON4 Wednesday At Noon – Live

September 04, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Attention Plastic Surgery Television viewers. Body Beautiful will be broadcast live on KRON4 this Wednesday, September 7, 2016, At Noon – Live. So tune-in to get the latest Plastic Surgery News, and see if I get it right on the first take. Plastic Surgery Topics Will Include… This week’s show will be thirty minutes packed […]

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Male Breast Reduction – Gynecomastia Surgery – SF Bay Area

August 20, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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More men are having Cosmetic Plastic Surgery. Since starting my practice in 1997, the number of cosmetic procedures performed among men has increased over 325%, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Liposuction remains the number one requested procedure; however Male Breast Reduction, or Gynecomastia Reduction, has the fastest growth rate.

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2015 Plastic Surgery Statistics

March 20, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The numbers are in and America, you like Plastic Surgery. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has released the data collected for Cosmetic Plastic Surgery performed in 2015, and the number of cosmetic procedures performed has increased eight-fold since I started my San Francisco Bay Area Plastic Surgery practice in 1997.

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Male Breast Reduction | Gynecomastia Reduction | San Francisco Bay Area

December 26, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Male breast enlargement, Gynecomastia, is common problem that goes by many names. Man Boobs has been used so often that is has become the contraction Moobs. Different techniques are required for different presentations of male breast overdevelopment; however, Whether the entire breast is enlarged, or the puffiness is confined to the nipples, there’s a Plastic Surgery solution available.

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Body Beautiful This Saturday on KRON 4 the SF Bay Area’s News Station

December 11, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The latest installment of Body Beautiful will air tomorrow, December 12, 2015, at 11:00 AM on the San Francisco Bay Area’s News Station KRON 4, channel 4. Topics will include: Thigh Lifts (Thighplasty), Gynecomastia Reduction (Male Breast Reduction), Breast Augmentation Revision (Breast Implant Revision Surgery) and Tummy Tucks (Abdominoplasty).

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Breast Reduction for Women | SF Bay Area

October 17, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

Breast Reduction for Women is most often performed to relieve the symptoms caused by large breasts. Also known as Macromastia or Gigantomastia, large breasts are associated with neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, breast pain and rashes under the breasts. Disproportionately large breasts are hard to fit in clothing, and often require custom bras in an attempt to control them. The constant tugging of gravity is only half the problem. Large breasts have their own momentum. They resist moving when at rest, and keep moving when you try to stop. Jogging, and other physical activities, are made more difficult, if not impossible, to do without pain. In most cases, Breast Reduction can cure these problems.

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Gynecomastia and Male Breast Reduction Video | SF Bay Area

April 04, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Gynecomastia effects every man at some point in his life. For most the disproportionately enlarged male breast subsides spontaneously, but when it does not, it is a source of pain and embarrassment. While medical conditions can cause gynecomastia, the vast majority of cases are normal breast tissue cells, in abnormally large numbers, and surgery is the cure.

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U.S. Plastic Surgery Statistics – 2014

March 14, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Americans have spent more than 12 billion dollars during each of the last two calendar years on surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. While nonsurgical procedures out number surgical procedures in number, surgical procedures accounted for 60% of the total expenditures.

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