Male breast reduction procedure FAQs

Male Breast Reduction | gynecomastiaIf you are a male adult who has excess breast tissue, or gynecomastia, it can be embarrassing. Don’t let gynecomastia keep you from feeling confident and self-assured! With the assistance of a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon such as Dr. Charlotte Ann Rhee, a man can achieve a more naturally masculine appearance to the chest area with cosmetic surgical procedures. Potential patients who live in or around the area of Huntington Station, NY are urged to work with our team of professional to achieve a flatter, firmer appearance and contour to the chest area.

What causes gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia is a condition that can occur to any adult male at any time. The condition can present itself at any age, and may be caused by genetics, medications, or excess weight gain. Even after weight loss, some men who have gynecomastia resulting from excess fat may notice excess skin and sagging that can be addressed with the help of a cosmetic plastic surgeon. One common way to address gynecomastia is with male breast reduction surgery.

What is male breast reduction?

The most effective treatment for gynecomastia is a male breast reduction procedure. This is a cosmetic surgery performed for aesthetic purposes to remove excess glandular tissue and fat that may be present in the chest area. Through removal, men can achieve a more masculine appearance to the chest area with firmer, flatter pecs. Men who are embarrassed about going shirtless at the pool or while completing yardwork due to their gynecomastia may want to speak to a plastic surgeon about treatment with male breast reduction.

What can I expect from male breast reduction?

Male breast reduction may include liposuction, the removal of excess skin tissue, or a combination of both to achieve the desired results. Patients should educate themselves on what to expect from the procedure, and take necessary time off of work, school, and other social activities to properly heal. During the initial consultation, Dr. Charlotte Ann Rhee will educate patients on what to expect before, during, and after their surgery.

Discuss treatment for gynecomastia with Dr. Charlotte Ann Rhee today!

If you are ready to receive care and attention from a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon in the area of Huntington Station, NY, we invite you to book a consultation with Dr. Rhee today. The office is located at 257 East Jericho Turnpike and can be reached by phone at (631) 424-6707.

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