Male Breast Reduction Surgery
It can be surprisingly common for a man to have over-developed or enlarged breasts - this is called Gynecomastia. It can occur in men of any age. The cause of this could be changes in hormones, it could be hereditary or as a result of drug use or disease. When a man has gynecomastia it can cause trouble emotionally and effect the self-esteem of the individual. This condition can effect a man so much that he may choose to hide his chest instead of engage in certain physical activities or intimacy.
“I worked out a lot in an effort to address what I later found out to be gynecomastia. After having it fixed with a male breast reduction surgery, the relief is enormous. Dr. Feledy truly changed my life. ” - F.E.*
What is male breast reduction surgery?
As many as 30 percent of men are affected by gynecomastia - enlarged breasts that may even appear woman-like or have excess fatty tissue. For those who are affected by such a condition, surgical solutions to restore a more masculine appearance are the primary route to to achieve a male breast reduction.
For men that have this condition it typically will not go away, short of surgery.
Why do most men get a gynecomastia surgery?
Most men get the gynecomastia surgery because they want to restore a flatter and more masculine looking chest. This is achieved through removing the extra tissue in the breasts and above your pectoral muscles. This can be achieved with little down time and small well placed scars that are minimal.
Male Breast Reduction Consultation with Dr. Feledy:
If you are looking at getting a male breast reduction, schedule immediately for a consultation with Dr. Feledy. Your consultation and exam will take an hour or more and in that time you will have a chance to discuss:
- Your goals for the surgery and the result you would like to achieve
- Dr. Feledy will perform a thorough examination
- You will have explained the potential outcome and possibilities once Dr. Feledy has finished the exam and consult
- Any questions about financing will be completely answered
What the details of gynecomastia surgery?
The surgery for male breast reduction is an out-patient procedure that will be conducted in Belmont's state of the art surgery center. Because it is an out-patient procedure doesn't mean it is only a minor surgery however. It may take several hours to complete so you will need to prepare for that. Your consultation with Dr. Feledy will allow him to better establish how long the surgery will take to get the results you want.
The gynecomastia surgery will be performed while you are under general anesthetic.
Based on your consultation, the exact incision and volume of tissue that will removed will depend.
If you are interested in Male Breast Reduction Washington DC has available, get more information by contacting Belmont Plastic Surgery, and schedule your consultation today.