Regardless of the cause, having one or more unusually large breasts, known as gynecomastia, can lead to self-consciousness in men. Corrective breast reduction surgery for male gynecomastia helps produce a firmer, flatter, and naturally contoured chest.Gynecomastia correction works by eliminating the excess fat, tissue, and skin contributing to the condition.
WHAT IS GYNECOMASTIA
Gynecomastia is a condition of enlarged breasts in men that can occur at any age. This can cause emotional discomfort and impair your self confidence. Some men even avoid certain physical activities to hide their condition. Though many men first meet with Dr. Whetstone feeling uncomfortable about gynecomastia, they’re soon put at ease by his vast knowledge of the risks, benefits, and potential outcomes of the procedure.
CANDIDATES FOR GYNECOMASTIA
The best way to know if gynecomastia surgery is right for you is to meet with Dr. Whetstone for a complimentary consultation.
RECOVERY FROM GYNECOMASTIA
Recovery time varies for each individual, many patients experience a gradual flattening of the chest over the course of several months. Typically, patients can resume normal activities within a few days and back to the gym in two weeks. You will be placed in a garment that will support your new chest contour as it heals from surgery. Before surgery, you will be given specific postoperative instructions to follow for a smooth recovery.
RESULTS FROM GYNECOMASTIA
Male breast reduction is the only consistently effective treatment for gynecomastia that has long lasting results. Following this surgery, most men say they feel comfortable going shirtless for the first time in years, and report an enhanced sense of self-confidence.