Male Breast Reduction

Male Breast Reduction


The male breast reduction procedure reduces abnormally-enlarged, female-like breasts in men through the procedure of liposuction and/or cutting out excess glandular tissue.


An incision is made in the areola, the dark area surrounding the nipple, or in the armpit. Fat and glandular tissues are removed to create a chest that is flatter and firmer, contributing to a more masculine contour. Liposuction may be performed in conjunction with male breast reduction.

The procedure lasts for over an hour and the patient can return to work in about 3 to 7 days. However, swelling and bruising may last for about 3 to 6 weeks. Strenuous get ativan no prescription activity should be avoided for at least 2 to 3 weeks post-surgery.


Risks include infection, fluid accumulations, injury to the skin, rippling or bagginess of the skin, and asymmetry. These are extremely rare.

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Male breast reduction is a procedure that can reduce the size of enlarged male breasts, making them flatter, firmer, and better contoured. During the surgery, excess fat and glandular tissue are removed from the breasts and, if necessary, excess skin may be removed as well.

Candidates for male breast reduction include men who are looking to improve the appearance of an enlarged breast. It’s also important that male breast reduction candidates be in good physical health, psychologically stable, and have realistic expectations. Many patients undergoing this surgery are affected by gynecomastia, a medical condition characterized by over-development of the male breast which affects an estimated 40% to 60% of men. The most important question you should ask yourself is: does the condition bother you both psychologically and physically? Should the answer be positive, you should consider surgery and start to gather the information that will help you make an intelligent decision.
In general, we recommend you wait until the age of 18 years. There are some circumstances where a person should consider it earlier. Should you be unable to make this decision, do consult Dr. Viral Desai or a board-certified plastic surgeon.

The male breast reduction surgery begins by making incisions which may be made on the edge of the areola or in the area of the underarm. Working through the incisions, excess glandular tissue and fat are removed from around the areola and from the sides and bottom of the breasts. Excess skin may also be removed. Liposuction alone may be used if there is only excess fatty tissue. This procedure takes an average of one to one-and-a-half hours to perform.

The incisions made for the male breast reduction surgery will result in scars. However, they are usually placed in a well-concealed location on the edge of the areola or in the underarm area. Incisions and resulting scars may be smaller if only excess fatty tissue is to be removed or they may be larger if a major reduction is required.

Some discomfort may occur during the first few days after the surgery. Usually, pain is minimal, but since we want to make sure you will be comfortable, we do provide you with a prescription for pain medication.

This depends on the type of work you do and the extent of the surgical procedure. Usually, it’s between 3 and 10 days, but healing time varies for each individual and should be discussed during your consultation.

After male breast reduction, bandages or dressings may be applied to the breasts. In some cases, a small drainage tube may be applied to the incision site as well. Patients can expect some degree of swelling and bruising. The swelling may disguise the improvement at first but should fade within a few weeks. A compression garment may need to be worn for about one to two weeks after the surgery.

The male breast reduction surgery reduces abnormally-enlarged, female-like breasts in men through the procedure of liposuction and/or cutting out excess glandular tissue.

CPLSS or Cosmetic Plastic Surgery and Laser Super-Specialities perform Gynecomastia treatment in Mumbai and in Pune. It is founded by Dr. Viral Desai – a board-certified surgeon with over twenty years of experience in treating Gynecomastia in Mumbai and in Pune for over twenty years. CPLSS is a state-of-art center designed for the utmost professional care, comfort, convenience, and privacy of patients.

CPLSS offers Gynecomastia treatment in Mumbai as well as in Pune and Dr. Viral Desai is one of the most renowned Gynecomastia Surgeons in Mumbai. With its state-of-art clinical facilities, CPLSS is an award-winning Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery clinic with utmost care and focus on patient convenience, care and comfort.


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