Gynecomastia Treatments to Reduce Male Breast Tissue
What Is Gynecomastia?
As a result of genetics, certain medications or various other reasons, some men may begin to develop enlarged breast tissue. It is estimated that 1 in 2 men will experience some kind of gynecomastia in their lives. It can present at any stage of life, and treatment can be performed on both teenagers and adults.
Why Undergo A Reduction Procedure?
Losing weight may be adequate for some to reduce the appearance of male breasts, but some may also experience excess glandular tissue as well, resulting in the appearance of enlarged breasts despite being lean. Gynecomastia is the only long-lasting, consistent treatment that can provide effective results. After the procedure, most patients say that they finally feel comfortable without their shirt and have improved self-confidence.
Liposuction Techniques to Reduce Male Breasts
Many patients can be treated using liposuction. Generally, the procedure is performed using local anesthesia at the site and sedation or general anesthesia for the patient. A small incision is made on each side of the chest, and potentially within the armpit or on the edge of the areola. The surgeon will then insert the cannula into these incisions to remove excess tissue and fat, creating an improved, natural-looking chest contour.
Maintaining Results Post-Surgery
After the tissue has been removed, the results will be permanent. Keep in mind, however, that your body may build up additional fat after the procedure. Excess weight gain, medical conditions, and steroids can also contribute to gynecomastia recurring, as can medications that impact testosterone levels. Take care of your body and your health, and the results should last a long time.
Selecting a Surgeon
This is a relatively straightforward procedure in terms of cosmetic surgery, but to receive the best results, a skilled surgeon is still needed. Be sure to select one who has experience performing the surgery and creates results that you like, has a board certification, and that you are comfortable with.
Schedule A Complimentary Gynecomastia Consultation with a Specialist at UELC
If you experience gynecomastia, contact us to schedule a free Personal Consultation. We’ll be happy to provide you with information on our gynecomastia treatments and answer any questions you may have. We look forward to helping you regain your confidence. For more information, visit our FAQ page.
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