This is a 14 year old Brooklyn, NYC, NY teenager who had begun suffering from severe Gynecomastia, or male breast enlargement, from a young age. He was extremely self-conscious about his appearance and endured significant teasing from his peers. He became so embarrassed about the appearance of his chest and at the prospect of participating in activities, such as gym class, where he was required to remove his shirt, that he even began skipping school. His parents became concerned for his psychological welfare and decided to consult with Dr. Mordcai Blau, who is recognized as a leading authority in Gynecomastia surgery world-wide. Dr. Blau explained to the boy and his parents that Gynecomastia affects between 30% to 60% of adolescent boys, and although milder cases will resolve by age 17, severe of tubular cases will not dissipate with maturity. His parents decided that the quality of the boy's life would be much improved through surgical correction. They felt comfortable with Dr. Blau upon learning that he has successfully corrected numerous other Gynecomastia teens with similar conditions. They were further impressed to learn that over 50% of Dr. Blau's practice is dedicated to the correction of Gynecomastia Male breast reduction surgery was performed, excising the head and tail of the glandular tissue underneath the breasts, along with a small amount of liposuction. The young boy is relieved to be rid of his prior condition and his parents see a new confidence in their son. Dr. Blau sees patients from across the country, from San Antonio, TX, Portland, OR, Philadelphia, PA, and Cleveland, OH. Call Dr. Blau’s office at 914-428-4700 if you would like to find out more information about being a patient.