Category Archives: Gynecomastia

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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 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 »

Popular Aesthetic Treatments for Men.

Brotox and Gynecomastia in Kitchener Waterloo. The days when a man’s masculinity was measured by how little he cared about his appearance are long gone. However, there is still a hint of guilt or embarrassment for men over the choice to care for oneself. With Father’s Day around the corner, we’re here to help you embrace smoothing a wrinkle or two, or opting for a surgical procedure, such as a male breast reduction. We know that you’ve had these issues at the back of your mind for many years. Looking and feeling great will only serve to make you a … Continue reading »

Male chest reduction: it’s about time.

A simple male breast reduction surgery to correct gynecomastia. As Dr. Shenker has shared in his New Year blog post, many Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge and Southern Ontario patients agonize over the decision to pursue surgery, and often their one regret after surgery is that they didn’t do it sooner. Men are often the worst offenders. They routinely delay booking treatments that can improve their lives. Why? Simple: There is still a sense that cosmetic treatments are only acceptable for women to pursue, not men. Fortunately, as Dylan said, “the times they are a changing”! Today, more than ever, men feel comfortable … Continue reading »

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