Breast Reduction for Men, also known as gynecomastia, is the surgical correction of overdeveloped or enlarged breast tissue in men or boys. It can be caused by an imbalance of hormones, and can affect one or both breasts, sometimes unevenly. In most cases, gynecomastia isn't a serious problem, but from an emotional standpoint, it can be difficult to face.
In many cases, males with gynecomastia may experience pain in their breasts and may feel embarrassed. Although it typically goes away on its own, gynecomastia may persist, in which case cosmetic surgery to reduce the size of the breast(s) can be an effective option. Our surgeons have dealt with a variety of patients with gynecomastia, and can help you improve your appearance.
Surgical correction of gynecomastia is best performed on:
If you have questions, please contact us. We are always willing to help you determine if this is right for you.
Unilateral gynecomastia: A condition of over-developed or enlarged breasts in men affecting just one breast.
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