Gynecomastia in Adolescents - Patient 24
This 14 year old Phoenix, AZ teen was enduring from a young age a severe enlargement of his male breasts, a condition known as Gynecomastia. Gynecomastia is common in adolescents, often affecting up to 60% of boys between the ages of 12 and 18. Mild cases often correct themselves within a few years, but in tubular or severe cases, the condition will not disappear with age. For this teen, the condition actually became more severe the older he became. The young man began to suffer socially as he was teased relentlessly about his enlarged breasts. After discussing the situation with his parents, they made the trip from Phoenix to seek the expertise of Dr. Blau. The felt comfortable with Dr. Blau due to his over 20 years of experience and also because he is a world-authority on the subject of Gynecomastia, having developed his own method of correcting the condition, called the “Natural Blend Technique.” Male breast reduction surgery was performed removing the head and tale of the enlarged breast. This Phoenix, AZ teen and his parents are very pleased with the outcome and the young man is experiencing a huge improvement in his social life.
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