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Male Breast Reduction

Due to excessive development of male breast tissue, men suffer from Gynecomastia. This condition generally occurs due to excessive growth of grandular and fatty tissues in male breast. Statistically, around 40% to 60% men suffer from Gynecomastia. The causes of Gynecomastia may range from hereditary to obesity to hormonal imbalance to drug abuse. Testicular atrophy, supplemental hormones and other medication and even liver disease may cause male breasts. In one study, 80% of those who had their Body Mass Index (BMI) above 25 had Gynecomastia.

Gynecomastia can be easily treated with surgical option. This surgery has no age limit. If fatty tissues are the cause of your Gynecomastia, then liposuction is the ideal treatment for you. If Gynecomastia is caused because of glandular disorder, then mere liposuction will not suffice the need. First with the help of liposuction, excessive fat is removed. Later one, glandular breast tissues settled under the nipple are removed. If the gynecomastia is of serious degree, extra and large amount of skin may also be required to be removed. Bed rest is required for the first day. A special compression garment will be worn for about four weeks. Within 7 days, all sutures are removed. Most people are able to return to sedentary work within three to seven days, and resume more strenuous activities in two to three weeks’ time.

The results of the procedure are significant and permanent. Most men who have had surgery for gynecomastia have been very satisfied with the results. Following your breast reduction surgery, you will enjoy a new, more pleasing shape and enhanced self-confidence.