Gynecomastia, or enlarged male breasts, is a common problem that appears at puberty. Often, Gynecomastia occurs rapidly and can resolve as the body adjusts to adult hormones levels. However, if the hormonally Enlarged Male Breasts remain for more than a year or two, it is unlikely to resolve without Gynecomastia Reduction.
Gynecomastia Breast Reduction Before and After Pictures with Liposuction and Excision
Often termed “Man Boobs” or “Moobs“, enlarged male breasts can be a source of concern for adolescents and adults alike. Here is an example of before and after Male Breast Reduction.
Breast Reduction for Men Video
Recently, I was able to discuss Gynecomastia, and the techniques I use every week for Male Breast Reduction, on KRON 4’s Body Beautiful. This television segment provides Gynecomastia Before and After Pictures, which illustrate the results of Liposuction, Gland Excision and Skin Excision. Which procedure to use depends on your unique situation. The best way to learn about your options is with an in-person consultation. To schedule your personal, confidential appointment call (925) 943-6353.
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Gynecomastia Breast Reduction Before and After Pictures with Excision Only
For Body Builders, chest contour problems are not usually due to fat. Most often, Gynecomastia presents as a solitary nodule of over-developed breast tissue centered beneath the nipple. A small, curved incision is made from 4 to 8 o’clock, hidden along the edge of the areola, and the excess gland is removed. The goal is a smooth contour that hugs the muscle and does not overproject or hang.
Gynecomastia Reduction After Weight Loss
Male Breast Reduction is not as simple as losing weight. The body builder above has no excess body fat, and still has Gynecomastia. In these cases, direct excision of the disproportionate glandular tissue drastically improves the chest’s proportions.
The male breast will enlarge with weight gain; however, weight loss alone does not always turn back the hands of time. Disproportionately large breasts may require severe weight loss to improve their contour at the cost of one looking anorexic. Disproportionate enlargement of the chest due to fat can be reduced with selective Liposuction, which removes the excess fat directly from the breasts.
When weight loss is successful, the disproportionate fat may be corrected; however, the breast gland and the skin need to cooperate to get the best results. When the gland remains enlarged, the situation illustrated by the body builder above occurs. When excess skin remains, or begins to sag, some skin may also need to be removed.
The Male Breast Reduction Before and After Pictures above show how Gynecomastia reduction can incorporate several different techniques. Liposuction, gland reduction and skin excision are used to completely recontour the chest. If Liposuction alone were performed, fullness would remain beneath the nipples. If skin excision was neglected, the breast would appear deflated and saggy.
While the San Francisco Plastic Surgery Blog and other Internet information can introduce you to the methods used for Gynecomastia Reduction, only a consultation with an experienced Board Certified Plastic Surgeon can help you make an informed decision. If you are considering Male Breast Reduction, give me a call at (925) 943-6353, or use the contact form to the left and schedule your private consultation.