Male Breast Reduction
Male breast reduction surgery or Gynecomastia is a condition that causes the enlargement of one or both breasts in men. It occurs most commonly around the time of puberty, but can also develop later in life. Male breast reduction surgery or Gynecomastia is not life-threatening, but it does have severe social implications. Who better to perform male breast reductionaurgery or gynecocmastia that a board certified female plastic surgeon?
Why have male breast reduction surgery?
Why have gynecomastia?
- Male breast reduction may remove unwanted breast tissue
- Male breast reduction may make you feel better in clothing
- Male breast reduction may help you to be confident when going shirtless
- Male breast reduction may erase the visible effects of previous steroid use
Male breast reduction procedure:
In some cases, especially in puberty-aged boys, gynecomastia resolves itself spontaneously. More often, though, surgery is required for cosmetic or psychological reasons. Treatment for Columbus gynecomastia depends on several factors. For example, if the gynecomastia is drug-induced, all that may be needed is discontinuing the agent or drug. The procedure requires a strategically placed incision which allows Dr. Sullivan to surgically remove excess breast tissue.
At The Sullivan Centre, we always put safety first. Our ambulatory surgical center has been licensed by the State of Ohio and accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). We have achieved a near zero percent infection rate. Furthermore, we only use board certified anesthesiologists for all of our operations.
The male breast reduction Columbus, Ohio or gynecomastia procedure is performed at The Sullivan Centre and will take approximately one and a half hours under anesthesia. Gynecomastia is performed on an outpatient basis, therefore you can recover in the comfort of your own home. Most men can return to work in seven days and can resume normal exercise in a few weeks.
Patients are required to wear a compression garment for a few weeks following surgery, which helps control the bruising, swelling, and mild tenderness.
All individual pre and post-operative needs will be discussed with our nursing team during your comprehensive pre-operative appointment.
- More confident in clothing choices
- More confident when going shirtless