Male Breast Reduction

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What is male breast reduction or gynecomastia breast reduction surgery?

Male breast reduction surgery is a procedure of using certain liposuction instruments. The scars or marks are only about 3-4 mm long and to make them invisible completely you will have to wear pressure garment for at least 3 weeks to support the skin to get heal properly.

One on other side of the male chest. These scars fade and are barely visible in a few weeks. Swelling that occurs due to operation takes about three weeks to heal but results permanent.

Occasionally enlarged male breasts are associated with very loose skin which is usually seen in people who have lost a lot of weight or those who have very large breasts. In such cases we usually recommend 2 staged procedure in which the first stage involves reduction of the breast volume by power liposuction. The breast is then allowed to shrink for about 3 months. After this period if the person wants skin tightening then doctor will give small cuts around the areola sometimes extending to the sides.

What are the causes of male breast enlargement?

Having large breasts like females can be very embarrassing for a man; this is to hormonal changes in the body during puberty and this causes formation of breast tissues and enlarges in most boys. In majority of the boys this disappears as the hormone surge reduces. If these are not the reasons then, both breast tissues and fatness forms male breast problems.

Enlarged male breasts are usually a combination of fat and excess breast tissue. This problem of men having large breast can be eliminate with simple Liposuction surgery or ‘male breast reduction surgery’.

Improved Results :

Common way of treating male breast is done by making big cut below nipples and cutting out only breast tissues and the results would definitely improve appearance. This deformity often becomes exaggerated when the person flexes his muscles. This leaves the person very embarrassed as this is a telltale sign of having large breasts which have not been operated in the right manner. Liposuction is not only capable of removing breast tissues but, it can also remove extra fat deposits that present chest.

How much time doctor require for a male breast reduction surgery?

The male breast reduction surgery takes approximately 1 to 3 hours. Depending upon the individual’s response to the surgery, a hospital stay varies from 1 to 2 days.

Is male breast reduction surgery  an Outpatient Procedure or is hospital admission necessary?

This male breast reduction surgery is an inpatient procedure where hospital stay requires for 1 or 2 days.

How long do the results of a male breast reduction surgery last?

Although the results of this procedure are technically permanent, If a person’s weight fluctuates the outcome greatly reduces.

How much time does it take to recover from male breast reduction surgery?

While the recovery time for each patient varies, most individuals are able to return to work after about three weeks. Person should not do strenuous activity for at least three weeks following a tummy tuck.

Can we combine male breast reduction Procedure with other procedures?

Yes, we can combine male breast reduction surgery with following procedures –

Hip Augmentation.


What are the side effects of a male breast reduction Surgery?

Most male breast reduction surgery side-effects are temporary and disappear within a few days. Infection and blood clot formation can happen. As expected, you will have pain and swelling in the days following surgery. Person can take painkiller to reduce the pain. Soreness may last for some days. One may also experience numbness, bruising, and overall tiredness for that same time period.