The scientific word for enlarged male breasts is gynecomastia, from the Greek for “womanlike breasts.” Although you don’t hear much about this condition, experts say it is quite common and may affect as many as 50 to 70 percent of men to varying degrees throughout their lives.

Fearing the stigma of gynecomastia, some men have gone to such extremes as flattening their chests with duct tape or wearing shirts that compress their chests and necks — often leaving unsightly scars, according to some cosmetic surgeons.

Now, however, cosmetic surgery for men is winning wider acceptance.

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