Referred to New Jersey plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Parker by his family physician, 19-year old Josh did not want to go back to college after last year. Uncomfortable taking off his shirt because of his “man boobs”, Josh made the decision to investigate surgery in New Jersey.
Gynecomastia, or enlargement of the male breasts is not unusual. It can affect one breast or both and is relatively common in adolescent boys and older men. Years of teasing and embarrassment led Josh to seek help for his condition. In high school, he would never go to pool parties and avoided going to the beach with his friends.
“In high school you’re with your friends and whatever, but in college it’s hard to not take off your shirt when you’re living with 30 other guys on a floor. You have to shower and change and share a bathroom. I told my parents I didn’t want to go back to college if I had to live in a dorm,” says Josh.
Dr. Parker immediately understood his problem and made Josh feel instantly feel comfortable. The staff at The Parker Center impressed Josh and his parents.
“They are the nicest people ever, they made me feel comfortable and explained how common this condition is and made me feel that I wasn’t the only one and that it could be taken care of. They made me feel so good before the surgery,” said Josh.
Now four weeks after surgery Josh has already been to the beach without wearing a t-shirt all day. He is also playing soccer and doing all his normal activities.
“I’m excited to go back to college. I’m so happy, I’m speechless. It’s changed my life, I can say that. Maybe I just had mean friends, but now they can’t say or even think anything. It was the best decision I ever made,” said Josh.
Josh and his family would recommend The Parker Center to any man contemplating this procedure to gain a flatter, firmer chest with improved contour and an improved self-confidence.