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Breast Reduction for Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is a condition that can greatly affect self-confidence and self-image. If this is a diagnosis you’re struggling with, there are options available to reduce the size and/or shape of male breasts for a more masculine chest.

Get Rid of Chest Fat

Male Breast Reduction is a common type of cosmetic surgery that’s done to remove excess fat and glandular tissue, giving you a flatter and firmer form. This procedure is often performed for men diagnosed with gynecomastia.

Benefits of a Breast Reduction

  • There are many benefits to Breast Reduction for Gynecomastia:
  • Helps body image and self-esteem
  • Provides relief from physical discomfort
  • Improves psychological issues such as anxiety and depression
  • Boosts mobility in activities such as sports and exercise
  • Removes excess fat and fatty tissue
  • Improves chest contour

This procedure can also be performed along with other cosmetic surgeries such as Liposuction.


What Should You Expect From Breast Reduction for Gynecomastia?

Male Breast Reduction is an outpatient procedure that is performed under sedation and general anesthesia. Your plastic surgeon will make small incisions in order to remove excess breast tissue, excess skin, and fat from the area. Those incisions are typically made at the edge of the areola.

  • Meet with your surgeon to discuss any final questions or concerns.

  • Receive general anesthesia for comfort during the procedure.

  • Undergo the surgery, which typically takes around two hours.

  • Spend time in recovery before being released from our facility.

Everything You Need to Know About Recovery

Recovery time can vary from patient to patient. The full healing process may take several weeks or even months. During this time it is important to follow your doctor’s instructions, such as wearing a compression garment or vest and avoiding strenuous activities that could affect the area of surgery. You should also plan to attend any follow-up appointments with your surgeon.

Who Makes a Good Candidate?

The best candidates for this surgical procedure are those who are in good overall health and do not have any underlying medical conditions. This procedure is commonly performed on men who are diagnosed with gynecomastia.

Why Choose Brevard Cosmetic Surgery Group for Breast Reduction for Gynecomastia?

At BCSG, we have a team of experienced professionals who specialize in male breast reduction. Our goal is to help you achieve your desired results with minimal downtime. We offer personalized treatment plans that are tailored to meet your individual needs and aesthetic goals.

Commonly Asked Questions About
Breast Reduction for Gynecomastia

  • As with any surgery, there are potential side effects associated with Breast Reduction for Gynecomastia. These include swelling, bruising, and pain in the area where the surgery was performed.

  • Gynecomastia is caused by an imbalance in hormone levels, specifically testosterone and estrogen. It can be a result of natural hormone changes during puberty, medications that contain hormones, or medical conditions such as kidney failure, liver disease, or obesity.

  • No, the fat should not come back after the procedure. However, it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle and balanced diet in order to reduce the risk of other medical conditions that could affect hormone levels.

  • It is important to avoid strenuous activities, such as intense exercise or heavy lifting, for at least a few weeks after gynecomastia surgery. It is best to check with your doctor before engaging in any activities or taking any medications.

  • Yes, potential long-term risks include changes in sensation or scarring in the area of the surgery.

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If you are considering gynecomastia surgery or want to learn about our other breast procedures, contact BCSG today. Our experienced and board-certified surgeon will evaluate your case and provide you with the best course of action to meet your individual needs.

Other Breast Procedures

Please see below for our specialty services

Breast Enhancement and Augmentation

Breast Enhancement and Breast Augmentation are reconstructive procedures used to reshape and enlarge the breasts. These procedures are commonly used to correct breast asymmetry or restore shape after pregnancy or weight loss. It can also be done to rebuild a breast after a mastectomy following breast cancer.

Breast Lift/Mastopexy

A Breast Lift is a surgical procedure to raise and reshape breasts that have lost volume or lift due to signs of aging or medical conditions. This procedure can help restore a youthful appearance to the breasts by lifting them, removing excess skin, and tightening the surrounding tissue. It may also be used to improve the balance of breast size in cases of asymmetry or to correct deformities caused by injury.


Mastopexy, or Breast Uplift, is a surgical breast reconstruction procedure to lift and reshape the breasts. During this surgery, excess skin is removed and the remaining tissue is repositioned higher on the chest.

Implant Replacement

Implant Replacement is a procedure to replace existing breast implants with new ones. This can be done either to change the size or shape of the implant or to replace old implants with newer, more advanced models.

Breast Revision

Breast Revision surgery is a procedure to address complications or unsatisfactory results from previous breast surgeries. This can include correcting asymmetry, replacing old implants, or removing scar tissue.

Breast Explant

Breast Explant surgery is a procedure to remove breast implants, typically without replacing them. This can be done for a variety of reasons, including unsatisfactory results from previous breast surgery, implant rupture or leakage, or to correct deformities. Explant surgery is often done with other procedures such as Mastopexy and breast revision in order to achieve your desired aesthetic goals.

Breast Reduction

Breast Implant Removal is a procedure to remove existing implants and any surrounding scar tissue. This surgery can help reduce discomfort, restore natural appearance, and boost self-image. It may also be used in cases of infection or complications from previous surgeries, to replace old implants, reduce the size of overly large breasts, or to correct deformities caused by implant rupture or leakage.

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