What Is Achieved Through Male Breast Reduction?
Frequently Asked Questions About Male Breast Reduction
If you have gynecomastia or pseudogynecomastia that negatively impacts how you view yourself, you may consider male breast reduction. Patients looking to treat excess tissue around the chest should be in good health and have realistic expectations about their results.
Younger boys, especially during puberty, are likely to experience mild gynecomastia that may resolve itself naturally. Surgery is typically not performed on patients under the age of 18. It is important to discuss the causes of your gynecomastia with a medical professional, no matter your age, before undergoing surgery.
Male breast reduction is designed to provide a permanent correction to the appearance of the chest. However, some medical conditions and certain lifestyle choices can cause your gynecomastia to develop again. Discuss your long-term goals with your surgeon to determine how to best prevent future issues.
Depending on the technique used for your surgery, local or general anesthesia may be used. Discuss any anesthesia concerns you have with Dr. Baker during your consultation in Miami.
In most cases, gynecomastia surgery isn’t covered by health insurance. Financing options are available through CareCredit®.
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