Category Archives: Gynecomastia

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Gynecomastia Surgery Facts You Need to Know

What you need to know about gynecomastia surgery Is gynecomastia right for me? We live in a culture where men are not immune to the immense pressure we all feel to look a certain way. For some of us, aesthetic concerns like male breasts keep us from fully enjoying our lives or our bodies. We often see men at our Waterloo clinic who come to us looking for a lasting solution for male breasts, “man boobs,” or excess fatty tissue on the chest. It’s a commonly experienced concern –– so if you’re looking for a solution, you’re not alone.  Choose … Continue reading »

Gynecomastia surgery can give you a smoother, more masculine chest appearance.

If you have gynecomastia, you’re not alone. Our clinic is seeing an increasing number of men considering gynecomastia surgery and requesting assistance with achieving a smoother, more masculine chest appearance. When you visit us for a consultation for gynecomastia surgery, also called male breast reduction, in Waterloo, ON, we will discuss and customize a surgical plan that’s right for you. Gynecomastia is generally caused by a combination of fatty tissue lying on top of the pectoralis major muscle and the presence of dense breast tissue behind the nipple. It is usually not a serious medical condition, but many men living with gynecomastia … Continue reading »

My journey with Gynecomastia.

As I was sitting on the beach with my family on vacation in Cancun recently (with sunblock on and in the shade!), I couldn’t help but reflect on how much my gynecomastia surgery has changed my life. I had the procedure three years ago, and I have never, ever regretted it. I had gynecomastia for most of my adult life. Like for most men, there was no known underlying cause. I was not taking medications, I did not have an endocrine tumour, I wasn’t using marijuana, and I had no other known risk factors. I just had it. Before my surgery, … Continue reading »

Gynecomastia Surgery Is More Popular Than Ever – With Good Reason

A frustration and embarrassment for many men, the development of excess breast tissue often leads them to limit activities exposing their upper torsos. Male breast reduction, also known as gynecomastia, surgically reduces this excess tissue. At our Waterloo plastic surgery practice near Kitchener, gynecomastia is growing in popularity with men from London, Ontario, and beyond who want to restore their confidence. In this blog post, Dr. Robert Shenker explains the reason for the procedure’s growing popularity. Why am I doing more gynecomastia operations now than ever before? When I look back at my operating room statistics from the last 10 … Continue reading »

Gynecomastia Q&A with Dr. Shenker

Male breast reduction surgery in London, ON Many of our patients know Dr. Shenker as the founder, principal surgeon, and driving force of our clinic. But not everyone knows that he has personal experience as plastic surgery patient. The procedure in question? Gynecomastia, a.k.a. male breast reduction. Having enjoyed the benefits of this surgery, and the resulting improved body image himself, Dr. Shenker has a unique perspective on this particular patient experience. Knowing first-hand how impactful this procedure can be, he is committed to educating prospective male patients about this surgical option to improve the appearance of their chest. “I … Continue reading »

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