MALE BREAST REDUCTION
What is gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia – this is a condition when breast in a man is enlarged (by 1-10 cm) and resembles a female one. . This problem causes psychological discomfort in man and causes complexes. Gynecomastia can be true when mammal glands are enlarged and false when depositions of fatty tissue take place. Regretfully, this is a very common disease in Ukraine and I have to do surgery for reduction of breast in men more and more often.
MORE ABOUT GYNECOMASTIA
Gynecomastia is not a serious medical condition and it may not impact the physical health, but it can cause emotional and psychological complexes. There is no specific reason for the occurrence of this condition, but it is largely found when there is an imbalance of the hormones, specifically estrogen and testosterone.
Other reasons that can cause this issue is genetics and regular consumption of certain medicines like anabolic steroids, anti-anxiety, antibiotics, ulcer medications and more.
There is no specific age for it to develop. However, gynecomastia can occur in infants, boys in puberty years or older men due to change in hormonal levels. Men who develop gynecomastia may see changes in one or both breasts. The impact on the breasts may not be even. To such a problem, male breast reduction surgery provides a safe and quick solution.
Some of the common symptoms are swollen breast tissues and breast tenderness. Though it involves fewer complications men can experience pain in their breast tissues. This is the time when they must consult a doctor for further investigation. Other than that, it can be a cause of psychological and emotional problems.
WHAT IS MALE BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY?
It is one of the most effective solutions to gynecomastia. It is a surgical procedure that aims to remove enlarged breast tissue, eliminate fats deposits and restore firmer, toned and masculine chest contours. It must be noted that it is not a weight loss procedure.
You will be surprised to know that it is quite a common aesthetic procedure that men undertake. This surgery involves liposuction to remove the fat deposited in the chest area. It is a less invasive technique that requires to make small incisions on each side of the breast. Through these incisions, the surgeon eliminates the fat and/or excess glandular tissue. Finally, he creates a new chest contour that looks quite natural on the patients’ body.