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Gynecomastia at New Jersey Plastic Surgeon Farkas Plastic Surgery

Gynecomastia (Male Reduction)

Gynecomastia is a medical term that comes from the Greek words for "women-like breasts." Though this oddly named condition is rarely talked about, it's actually quite common. Gynecomastia affects an estimated 40 to 60 percent of men. It may affect only one breast or both. Though certain drugs and medical problems have been linked with male breast over development, there is no known cause in the vast majority of cases.

The surgery can be performed by excision or liposuction depending on whether the breast is excess glandular tissue or fatty deposits.

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