Regardless of age, men who are experiencing gynecomastia may also be experiencing a compromise in their self-esteem, affecting their overall quality of life. At Plastic Surgery Specialists we perform a wide array of procedures to reduce male breasts and restore a more masculine, sculpted chest. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and find out if you are a candidate for gynecomastia surgery!
The Goal of Gynecomastia Surgery
The goal of gynecomastia procedures we perform is to reduce male breast size and promote a more masculine appeal and greater self-confidence. Some modalities we perform to address gynecomastia include::
- Removing Excess Glandular Tissue
- A Combination of the Two Procedures
What Causes Gynecomastia?
During puberty, a young man’s body changes with shifts in hormones. For some, these changes include a short term increase in the amount of estrogen in their body, resulting in enlarged breast tissue.
Gynecomastia may also be seen in middle-aged men. It can be the result of diminished hormone levels with aging or because they are using certain prescription medication including:
- Heart Medications
- Heartburn Medicine
Several other reasons why men may develop gynecomastia include tumors, an overactive thyroid, or kidney disease.
Liposuction for Correcting Gynecomastia
The renowned liposuction procedure has advanced to the point where certified and trained specialists are able to use it to remove unwanted fat in the pectoral region. The procedure is performed under sedation, general anesthesia, or local anesthesia to provide you with a comfortable experience.
During a liposuction, a small incision is created in the side of the breast where a thin cannula is used to remove glandular tissue and fat, sculpting your chest to reflect a more masculine figure.
Tissue Excision for Correcting Gynecomastia
In more severe cases, a surgical excision of tissue may be performed. An excision allows us to remove both tissue and excess skin that cannot be corrected through liposuction alone.
Ideal Candidates for Gynecomastia Surgery
If you have become self-conscious of your image due to enlarged breasts, male breast reduction surgery may be suitable for you. Plastic Surgery Specialists can help you determine whether our procedures may be right for you following an inquiry of your current medical history during your consultation.
Enlarged breasts can be easily corrected through our advanced male breast production procedures. If you are suffering from gynecomastia, be sure to contact us today to schedule your initial consultation. We invite you to take the next step in a cutting-edge, masculine complexion transformation.