You’re a man suffering from gynecomastia. You have excess breast tissue. Your breasts have become enlarged to the point that it’s embarrassing. You have to wear large, baggy clothing in an attempt to hide what has happened to your body. You have tried exercise to tone up your chest. You’ve trimmed off a few pounds. Nothing has worked. You don’t even want your partner to see your chest. You could be a good candidate for a male breast reduction.
Who is a Good Candidate for a Male Breast Reduction?
If you are really unhappy with the size of your breasts, our plastic surgeon may be able to help you to restore your male physique. You need to be healthy. Your breasts should also be stable. You should be at or within close range of your goal weight. Gynecomastia is recommended when other treatment options fail to shrink your breasts down to size. In some cases, hormonal changes or medications you are taking could result in enlarged breasts. You should speak with your doctor to find out if there is any way to reverse what has happened to your breasts without surgery. When all else fails, surgery could be the answer for you.
What Can You Expect During Male Breast Reduction Surgery?
If you choose to have male breast reduction surgery, our plastic surgeon will be able to remove excess breast tissue. If you have deposits of fat, these can be removed as well. The surgeon will give you special instructions so you can take care of yourself once home. Be sure to limit your physical activity; you don’t want to injure yourself after surgery. You can expect some discomfort, swelling, and tenderness after your procedure. Once your swelling goes away, you can enjoy your new body. You won’t have to hide your chest anymore. You can get back to the gym and the pool. Start wearing what you want again. Have confidence in yourself wherever you go.
How to Get Started with a Male Breast Reduction
If you are serious about a male breast reduction and you have exhausted all of your other options, make an appointment with Bella Forma CSC & Medspa. At our convenient location in Duluth, our plastic surgeon will evaluate your breasts to determine how much of a reduction is necessary. The surgeon will also ask about your health history to ensure there are no underlying conditions that could lead to complications. If the surgeon thinks a male breast reduction is the right answer for you, you can start planning for your procedure. Make sure you understand what is going to happen to you during surgery and how you should take care of yourself when it is over. Our plastic surgeon is your best resource when surgery is the best answer to shape your body. Contact us today to set up your consultation!