Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia)
|Procedure:||Reduce enlarged, female-like breast in men using liposuction and/or cutting out excess glandular tissue. (Sometimes covered by medical insurance.)|
|Length:||1 hour or more.|
|Anesthesia:||General or local.|
|Side Effects:||Temporary bruising, swelling, numbness, soreness, burning sensation.|
|Risks:||Infection. Fluid accumulation; injury to the skin; rippling or bagginess of skin; asymmetry; pigmentation changes (may become permanent if exposed to sun); excessive scarring if tissue was cut away; need for second procedure to remove additional tissue.|
Back to work: three to seven days.
More strenuous activities: two to three weeks.
|Duration of Results:||Permanent.|
|Preoperative appearance||Intraoperative liposuction||Postoperative appearance|
Actual patient photographs available at time of consult.