Male Breast Reduction for a More Masculine Chest
Breast reduction for men is a procedure that is geared towards correcting the condition of over-developed or enlarged breasts occurring in men (gynecomastia) of any age. Breast reduction for men may be necessary due to hormonal changes that a man goes through. Another reason why a man may opt for breast reduction surgery is due to enlarged breasts due to heredity. Disease may also cause a man to develop large breasts. Certain drugs may also be linked to the development of large breasts in men. Breast reduction for men is an option for men who suffer from gynecomastia. Gynecomastia is more than just a physical problem. Men with enlarged breasts can experience emotional pain and discomfort. Gynecomastia can greatly affect a male’s self confidence. Gynecomastia can also cause men to avoid certain physical activities including intimacy in order to hide their condition.
If you have gynecomastia, breast reduction surgery may be right for you. Generally, the treatment of men who have gynecomastia is done by surgically removing excess fat, glandular tissue and/or skin. Breast reduction for men results in a better proportioned, more masculine contoured upper body. Breast reduction for men gives them the self-confidence to lead an active life.
Some men who experience severe cases of gynecomastia can experience sagging breasts due to the weight of excess breast tissue. In these cases, the areola may become stretched. In these cases, breast reduction will include correcting the position and size of the areola as well as the removal of excess skin.
Gynecomastia and Breast Reduction for Men
In order to correct the effects of gynecomastia, a personalized plan must be created. The specific plan of action depends on several factors. In order to achieve the best results of breast reduction, it is important to look at the cause of gynecomastia, the degree to which the breast tissue is enlarges, the composition of the excess breast tissue and the age of the individual.
Breast reduction varies depending on the severity of the gynecomastia. In cases where gynecomastia is for the most part the result of excess fatty tissue, then liposuction alone may be used. When gynecomastia is more extreme, the procedure will involve the removal of excess breast tissue and skin. The breast reduction procedure is one that must be specialized for each potential patient.
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