Gynecomastia Treatment in Sherman Oaks, CA

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The scientific term, gynecomastia, is used for enlarged male breasts. It is a condition that can cause a female-like chest due to abnormal breast tissue. Many times, gynecomastia is caused by an underlying hormonal issue. It can also be caused by certain drugs, steroids, weight gain, or genetics. Men with this condition typically feel anxious and embarrassed, especially in situations where the chest is exposed, such as at the pool or gym. To address these concerns, Dr. Husam Elias performs gynecomastia surgery to reduce the breast size and create a more normal appearance. Set up a consultation at Southern California Center for Surgical Arts to hear more about male breast reduction surgery at our Los Angeles, CA office.

The cause of gynecomastia can include imbalanced hormones, medications, or certain medical conditions, such as obesity. Dr. Elias will conduct a thorough consultation and exam to determine why you are experiencing gynecomastia. He will also review your medical history in order to determine if you would be a good candidate for gynecomastia surgery. The surgery itself is performed under general anesthesia and involves liposuction, which inserts a cannula into the skin to loosen and suction out fat tissue. In more severe gynecomastia cases, a skin tightening technique may also be used. After male breast reduction surgery, patients will experience swelling and may need to wear a compression garment for 1 – 2 weeks. Most people can expect to resume their normal routines within a few days, and exercise can be incorporated after about a month.

I took my daughter in for a consult regarding getting her wisdom teeth removed. Everyone was very nice and explained everything in detail. Dr. Pouya is very nice and explained the whole process to us from beginning to end. They were nice enough to schedule her surgery the following week since I wanted her to recover before she went back to school. I am very pleased with the whole office and how well the surgery went. I will definitely recommend Dr. Pouya to anyone needed their wisdom teeth removed.

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Well I think Yelp needs to consider to add extra stars for certain business I literally would give 100 stars if I can ! :)I was referred by my general dentist,  without hesitation or trying to find out what kind of office this maybe, actually it turned out to be ONE OF THE AMAZING office ever, called to make appointment I didn’t have to wait for weeks to see a dr, the staff is amazing on top of their task the girl whom I talked to I don’t know her name but she’s amazing she made my life very easy, I didn’t have to stress about anything, 2 days later I went in for my appointment for molar tooth extraction I met one of the amazing team , nurse Brittany she rocks she went through with everything with me explaining every little things In a way I would understand every bit of the procedure, than I met one of the best Dr’s ever Dr Vakilian, the most caring, educated, intelligent, the excellence in his work and what he does is unbelievable, My surgery was was so humble I didn’t feel anything before or after not to mention knowing I’m about to have surgery to this office I never been before I was not nervous at all because how they approach you make you feel like you are part of the family , dr Vakilian treats his patient as if he would do surgery for his own family, after the surgery  I didn’t have any complications what so ever, he has such light-handed for what his does,Also this dr check back on his patients few hrs later after surgery I never had any dr call me after any procedure, I will definitely recommend everyone to this office ( Southern California center for surgical and arts ) Thanks for everything!!

H.C. Yelp

Fantastic experience start to finish. I had Asian Rhinoplasty by Dr Elias and can not be happier. I love my nose so much, I get compliments from my friends about how cute and how it fits my face well.

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I had Silicone breast implants by Dr Elias, I went from flat to fab in under an hour, I love my new addition:)I came to Dr Elias as referral from a friend of mine who had hers done by him a few years ago and they still looked fantastic, so I decided to follow him on IG to see his work, it didn’t take long before I booked a consultation with him. He was thorough, knowledgeable and reasonably priced compared to other places I consulted with in the past. I’m extremely happy with my results, post op care was great, he saw me so many times to check the healing of my surgery. I can’t say enough about my results. I love ’em..

J.S. Yelp

My experience with this office was absolutely stellar. Firstly, the staff welcomes you warmly when you arrive. Diana (doctor’s assistant) met me in the exam room.  Diana has a way of instantly making you feel comfortable and any nervousness you may be feeling is dissipated.... Because you can’t stop laughing. Then enters Dr. Elias.... He is extremely approachable, honest, and knowledgeable. It doesn’t hurt that he has multiple degrees. I am ecstatic that I found this business:

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Some men deal with a feminine-like chest that keeps them from feeling confident. At Southern California Center for Surgical Arts, Dr. Husam Elias specializes in performing male breast reduction surgery to help men achieve a more masculine chest contour. We welcome you to contact our Los Angeles, CA office to learn about how we could help you look and feel like the best version of yourself.

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