What Is the Difference Between Gynecomastia and Pseudogynecomastia?
In some cases, the symptoms of gynecomastia may be misleading. Not all boys and men who have overly large breasts have true gynecomastia—a condition characterized by the development of excess glandular breast tissue. Some instances of overdeveloped breasts may be the result of accumulated fatty tissue instead. This condition, which in many ways mimics gynecomastia, is known as pseudogynecomastia. Visiting a board-certified plastic surgeon and determining the cause of enlarged male breasts is essential for selecting the best treatment plan. […]
Loudoun County Plastic Surgeon Clarifies Distinctions Between Tummy Tuck, Liposuction
Dr. Behzad Parva compares abdominoplasty and liposuction, revealing the benefits and limitations of each procedure. Leesburg, VA — According to Loudoun County plastic surgeon Behzad Parva, MD, two of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the nation are abdominoplasty (tummy tuck surgery) and liposuction. These techniques have some similarities, but he says each one offers unique benefits, and the right option for every patient will depend on several factors. Dr. Parva indicates that a highly qualified and extensively trained plastic […]
Liposuction or Tummy Tuck: How Do I Know Which Is More Appropriate?
The right cosmetic procedure can vary from person to person, even if two patients have similar concerns. This is why I encourage individuals to discuss their goals with a board certified plastic surgeon who will customize a treatment plan to best suit their needs. Liposuction and tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty) have some overlapping benefits; however, they are designed to address different issues. One or the other – or even both – may be the right choice for you, depending on […]