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What is male breast reduction surgery?

Male breast reduction surgery is a surgery that removes the visible symptoms of Gynecomastia by reducing breast size, flattening the chest, and enhancing masculine chest contours.

Is a male breast reduction right for me?

If you are unhappy with your physical symptoms of Gynecomastia, a male breast reduction may be right for you. The best way to determine the answer to this question, however, is to meet with a trusted, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon to discuss your treatment options. If you’re ready to see if a male breast reduction is right for you, schedule a consultation today.

What should I expect during my consultation?

At CAPS, the satisfaction of our patients is our priority. That’s why we place a great deal of importance on your consultation. The goal of the consultation is to determine if breast reduction surgery is the right choice for you. During your consultation, your doctor will explain the full procedure to you and will ask you several questions including:

  • What are your expectations for the procedure?
  • What is your desired outcome?
  • Do you have any drug allergies?
  • What previous medical treatments have you received?
  • Have you had any previous surgeries? If so, what were they?

In addition to asking these questions, your Plastic Surgeon will use your consultation to evaluate your general health status and any pre-existing health conditions or risk factors you may have, discuss your breast reduction options, examine and measure your chest, take photographs for your medical record, recommend a course of treatment, discuss likely outcomes of a male breast reduction surgery and any risks or potential complications, and answer your questions.

What should I expect before my male breast reduction surgery?

Before your breast reduction surgery, you may be asked to get lab testing or a medical evaluation, take certain medications or adjust your current medications, stop smoking, and avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, and herbal supplements that may increase bleeding.

We will also give you special instructions about what to do the night before and morning of your surgery and regarding your post-operative care and follow-up appointments.

What will happen during my male breast reduction surgery?

You’ll go to sleep after receiving your anesthesia and your skilled Plastic Surgeon and well-trained staff perform the breast reduction surgery. The procedure can vary from liposuction to more extensive excision of breast tissue, depending on your anatomy.Your doctor can walk you through every step of the procedure during your consultation.

What should I expect after my male breast reduction surgery?

Your doctor will give you instructions regarding your post-operative care. Following these instructions is absolutely vital for the success of your surgery. These instructions will include ensuring that your surgical incisions are not subjected to excessive force, abrasion, or motion during your recovery. Your doctor will also instruct you regarding the proper care of the surgical site, the use of medications to aid healing and reduce the potential for infection, and your overall follow-up care.

What will my results be like?

Your results will be immediately apparent and, as you heal, will become fully refined. Male breast reduction surgery patients often experience a significant increase in self-confidence following their surgery.

Dr. Vasko was a pleasure to meet and made me feel very comfortable. She spent a lot of time with me explaining my problem and how she could help to fix me up! Her expertise was shown in every aspect! I truly felt that trust from the start!

Patient of Dr. Vasko

Dr. Heck is extremely courteous and professional and puts a patient at ease quickly. There was no doubt I was in very capable hands.

Patient of Dr. Heck

Financing my procedure

Special financing every time you use it. Low monthly payment options. No up-front costs or pre-payment penalties. To learn more about financing your procedure, please visit our financing page.

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