A male breast reduction surgery is usually suggested to treat enlarged male breasts and gynecomastia. This is a cosmetic procedure that removes excess fat, and glandular tissue to restore and create a flatter, firmer, and more desirable masculine contour to the chest.
There can be a variety of reason that will cause someone to have a male breast reduction. Some of these reasons could include genetics, use of certain medications, or other reasons that can cause a male to experience enlarged breasts. Research shows that about 50% of the male population experience some type of degree of gynecomastia during their life span. This particular
Condition can present itself at any age and this procedure can be successfully in adult males and teenagers.
If you are having issues with toning and reducing the size of your breasts even with exercise and proper nutrition, this may be the procedure to help you reach your ideal body goals. Often there is excess glandular tissue, that can visibly be seen even in lean patients. This procedure is currently only an effective treatment for gynecomastia that has had long lasting and permanent results. Most males who opt to have this surgery, feel more comfortable and experience an increased sense of self-confidence. After this procedure is complete most patients even feel comfortable going shirtless again.
A Male Breast Reduction is suggested to men who have visible excess breast tissue that cannot be corrected through exercise and proper nutrition. If you are experiencing these types of issues and are at a good weight you could be a good candidate for this procedure you are a male teenager, you could also have good results from a gynecomastia treatment. This procedure coupled with an additional procedure later down the line as you mature as an adult could be necessary to achieve a patient’s body goals. These items can be explored in your consultation with your surgeon.
After a male breast reduction, your chest will be wrapped with a compression bandage to help reduce, swelling and bruising. Depending on the complexity of the procedure, you may also have a drain inserted to help with releasing pressure due to fluids that might build up post-surgery. The results from this procedure can be seen almost immediately, and almost all patients are pleased with their results. Any incisions made during this procedure can take a few weeks to heal, and any scarring should be minimal. You should be able to return back to exercising within 4 to 6 weeks post-op.