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Male Breast Reduction

Men suffering from gynecomastia, enlarged breasts due to genetics, glandular disorders, abnormal hormone levels, medication side-effects may choose reduction surgery. Consultation to determine the root cause of the condition is very important before surgery is considered. The procedure is done with a closed or open technique, or a combination of the two. The closed technique uses liposuction, while the open technique involves making an incision that is designed to meet the patient’s requirements. Our surgeons will help patients choose the best option for their situation.

Swelling, bruising, and tenderness are to be expected within the first 24 hours after surgery and may last for several days. Dressings are placed over stitches and patients are placed in a chest compression vest for several weeks to minimize fluid buildup and facilitate skin retraction. Final results of the surgery should be visible after 6 months, where swelling will have subsided and surgical incisions have faded.