Also known as breast reduction for men is the surgical correction of over-developed or enlarged breasts in men. The condition of over-developed or enlarged breasts in men, is common in men of any age. It can be the result of hormonal changes, heredity conditions, disease or the use of certain drugs. Gynecomastia can cause emotional discomfort and impair your self confidence. Some men may even avoid certain physical activities and intimacy simply to hide their condition. Gynecomastia is characterized by: Excess localized fat Excess glandular tissue development A combination of both excess fat and glandular tissue Gynecomastia may be present unilaterally (one breast) or bilaterally (both breasts)
Gynecomastia surgery is a good option for you if: You are physically healthy and of relatively normal weight You have realistic expectations Your breast development has stabilized You are bothered by the feeling that your breasts are too large Adolescents may benefit from surgery, although secondary procedures may be needed in the future should breast development continue.
Male breast reduction surgery is best performed on:Men whose condition cannot be corrected through alternative medical treatments Healthy individuals who do not have a life-threatening illness or medical conditions that can impair healing Non-smokers and non-drug users Men with a positive outlook and specific goals in mind for improving the physical symptoms of gynecomastia Breast reduction for men is a highly individualized procedure and you should do it for yourself, not to fulfill someone else’s desires or to try to fit any sort of ideal image.
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