Breast enlargement and then, a condition called gynecomastia, is much more common most people realize. In fact, about half of the medial population may experience this condition. Gynecomastia can also result in self consciousness, particularly when you are not wearing a shirt. Fortunately, this problem can be improved with an outpatient procedure.
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What is Gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia is an abnormal medical condition associated with too much male breast tissue. If regularly begins during puberty and admitting his senses, goes away on its own in the early 20s. However, this condition will persist for some then throughout their lives.
Several potential causes of gynecomastia:
- Weight gain
- Hormonal changes
- Medications and drugs, including steroids and heavy use of marijuana
- Health conditions such as kidney or liver failure, tumors, and hypogonadism.
- Dietary supplements
- In many cases the cause is unknown.
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Am I a Good Candidate for Gynecomastia Surgery?
Before we decide with her gynecomastia surgery is right for you, you must be certain that yourr condition is not related to the use of medications or another significant health issues. Sometimes the treatment of medical problem or changing your medications may correct the problem without surgery.
If your weight, he may want to improve your diet and exercise pattern before considering surgery. Often the condition can be improved by maintaining a healthier body weight. If these factors are not causing your breast enlargement, that he may be a good candidate for gynecomastia surgery. Until candidates:
- Are in good overall health
- Are not significantly overweight
- Good skin tone and elasticity
- Have very realistic expectations regarding the outcome of the surgery
Your male breast reduction procedure
During the male breast reduction procedure, excess fact and offing glandular tissue will be removed to create a more masculine appearance of your chest. Depending on your specific anatomical situation, the surgery may include the following techniques:
- Surgical excision of the glandular tissue
- Removal of the excess skin
- Repositioning of the nipple
Why Choose Dr. Landis?
Dr. Landis is a board certified plastic surgeon with more than 25 years of experience performing gynecomastia surgery. He understands the self consciousness condition and he will provide you with the understanding and compassionate care that respects your privacy and concerns during process.