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Dr Boris Ackerman Discusses Rise in Male Breast Reduction Surgery

Posted March 19, 2015 in Body Contouring

Newport Beach Plastic Surgeon Discusses the Popularity of Male Breast Reduction Surgery

Male plastic surgery is on the rise and the treatment of Gynecomostia or Male Breast Reduction is also on the rise, states Dr.Boris Ackerman, a board certified plastic surgeon in Newport  Beach, CA.  For many men the Gynecomastia condition is very embarrassing, and can create a high level of self-consciousness.  This condition limits the amount of outdoor activity many men would normally engage in and causes many to pass on social outings.  The condition is usually the result of elevated hormonal levels during puberty but also can be caused by obesity, steroid use, marijuana usage, aging and other health problems.

Men who are struggling with the symptoms of Gynecomastia have the option to under-go male breast reduction surgery.  Dr. Ackerman states, “for the best results of severe gynecomastia condition male breast reduction surgery offers the best results”.  At Dr. Ackerman’s office he uses the technique of ultrasonic liposuction to sculpt the chest and in the event of glandular enlargement direct excision of the tissue is required.  In the event the patient has had severe weight loss excess skin may have to be removed.

Dr. Ackerman states this procedure has become very popular amongst his male clientele in addition to male facelift procedures.  The procedure takes approximately 2 hours to complete depending on the severity of the case and most of his patients return to non-strenuous work within a few days.  And after two to three weeks regular exercise can be resumed.

Dr. Ackerman is highly acclaimed for his expertise and talent in facial rejuvenation surgery, advanced body contouring surgery and breast surgery. He has brought forth improved techniques in facial surgery using endoscopy and laser technology.

Dr. Ackerman has lectured widely in various public forums, and has been featured on TV, as well as in numerous publications.

Dr. Ackerman’s practice includes an on-site, state-of-the-art outpatient surgery center. His facility is certified by the The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities.

Dr. Ackerman received his undergraduate degree from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1978. He received his Doctorate in Medicine from The Dartmouth Medical School in 1981. Dr. Ackerman went on to do his postgraduate training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and The Ohio State University.


Dr. Ackerman is certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery. Certification by this prestigious board requires extensive training, as well as a vigorous examination process. He is an Active Member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, in addition to other societies.

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