Gynecomastia (Male Breast Reduction)

Gynecomastia (Male Breast Reduction)

Male Chest surgery is designed for men to help remove unwanted fat and breast tissue, restoring the natural look all men desire.

This occurs most commonly after puberty or after testosterone replacement therapy.  Men develop fullness in there chest that does not go away with diet and exercise.   These changes often cause embarrassment or self esteem issues amongst men.  

Procedure:  


Gynecomastia surgery is a combination of liposuction of the chest and removal of any breast tissue that is present thereafter.   This procedure is done awake with tumescent anesthesia.  The incisions are hidden usually in the areola region or under the chest depending on the needs of the patient.  

Length:
1-2 hours

Possible Side effects:
Temporary discomfort, tightness of the chest, swelling, bruising,  burning, mild pain for 2-4 weeks.

Risks:
Every procedure carries some uncertainty and risks. Occasionally the following may occur: infection, bleeding, swelling slight asymmetry in healing or scarring, or difficulty in pushing with arms, nipple inversion, loss of nipple sensation.