Gynecomastia Treatment (Male Breast Reduction Surgery) – Dallas, TX*

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About Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is the medical word used for male breast enlargement. It is a condition that can result in a female-like chest look due to the abnormal growth of breast tissue. In many cases, gynecomastia is caused by an underlying hormonal condition. This condition can also be caused by certain drugs, steroids, major weight gain or loss, or genetics. Men with this issue generally feel anxious and embarrassed, even more so in circumstances where the chest area is exposed like the swimming pool or in the gym. Dallas, TX plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Schwartz offers cosmetic breast treatment for men who have gynecomastia. This procedure has very nice success rate, and it is one of the more popular cosmetic surgeries for men at Robert Schwartz Plastic Surgery.

Ideal Candidates

Gynecomastia surgery is a procedure for men with visible, excess breast tissue that cannot be corrected with diet and exercise. If you are frustrated by the look of your chest and are at a good weight, you may benefit from this surgery at Robert Schwartz Plastic Surgery. Male teens may also benefit from gynecomastia surgery; however, a future procedure may be necessary during adulthood if new breast tissue continues to grow. During your first appointment with Dr. Schwartz, treatment options will be presented and will include the likelihood of having surgery to repair the condition.

Surgical Technique

Fat removal is typically used during gynecomastia surgery. Performed under general anesthesia, liposuction is first used to remove excess fat from the chest wall. Next, any loose or wrinkled skin will be excised to create a tighter appearance, and then the nipple will be placed into a correct position. In most cases, this technique requires a small incision near where the glandular tissue resides. Once the fat and loose skin have been addressed, Dr. Schwartz will tighten the remaining skin.

What To Expect

After gynecomastia treatment, your chest will be wrapped with a medical garment to help eliminate swelling. In advanced cases where a more invasive technique was used, a drainage tube may be inserted to assist with fluid buildup. The surgical results following gynecomastia treatment are immediately seen and most patients are extremely pleased with the physical change. The incisions made during this procedure take a few weeks to heal and scarring is usually barely seen. With your enhanced chest, you can get clearance from Dr. Schwartz to continue exercise and strength training, which will assist in complementing the final outcome.

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If you suffer from the effects of gynecomastia, we welcome you to contact our office to schedule a consultation with Dr. Schwartz to learn more about male breast reduction surgery at Robert Schwartz Plastic Surgery in Dallas, TX. We have helped many men and have enjoyed seeing them regain their self-confidence.

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