Gynecomastia

If you have gynecomastia and want to change your body image, then a male breast reduction surgery at DiFrancesco Plastic Surgery may be right for you. Forty to 60% of men may have gynecomastia, which is caused by a variety of factors, including a reaction to drugs or other medical problems. Prior to surgery, you should be evaluated to determine the exact cause.

Male breast reduction surgery creates a flatter, more defined chest by removing unwanted glandular and fatty tissue to help you regain your masculinity and confidence. This is an outpatient surgery, which is usually performed with liposuction under local anesthesia with sedation through small incisions.

Gynecomastia FAQ

What is gynecomastia and why should I have surgery?Gynecomastia is the abnormal enlargement of the male breasts. Medical causes of breast enlargement should be ruled out by your primary care doctor before surgery. Good candidates for surgery are healthy individuals who are embarrassed or self-conscious of their breasts.
How do you remove the tissue?In most cases, liposuction is used through small incisions. However, with larger breasts excision is usually necessary through well-hidden incisions around the areola.
What is recovery like?Most patients can return to work and normal activities in several days. You may resume work-outs in 2 weeks.

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