Gynecomastia treatment, also known as male breast reduction, helps reduce the appearance of large or overdeveloped breasts in otherwise healthy men. Although the exact cause is not known, it’s speculated to be caused by things like hormonal changes, heredity, weight loss, or certain drugs. The procedure can be invasive and like female breast reduction, or it can be accomplished with laser liposuction, depending on the amount of excess skin that needs to be removed. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Amir Nasir provides gynecomastia treatment to men in New Haven, Westport, Connecticut, and surrounding areas.
What are the benefits of gynecomastia treatments?
Men who are otherwise healthy can struggle with breast tissue or puffy nipples that are difficult to
improve through diet and exercise. This can be damaging to self-esteem and confidence, and
gynecomastia treatments can improve the body’s proportion and masculinity.
Who is a candidate?
Men who can maintain a stable, healthy body weight are good candidates for gynecomastia treatments,
as this ensures that fluctuations in body fat will not reverse the procedure. Candidates also have good
skin elasticity, which ensures that healing goes smoothly. Skin that is sun-damaged or has lots of stretch
marks are not conducive to this procedure.
How is the procedure performed?
A variety of incisions are available and are dependent on the patient’s needs. A combination of
liposuction or surgical tissue removal will be used, depending on the severity of the case and whether
the gynecomastia is caused by excess fatty tissue or breast tissue. Breast tissue is often too dense to be
solved by liposuction, and excess skin may need to be removed if the breasts are too large.
To learn more about gynecomastia surgery performed by Dr. Nasir at Lotus Cosmetic Surgery
Connecticut click here to contact us or call (203) 772-8063.
Dr. Amir Nasir is a Board Certified Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon in Fairfield County serving the towns
of Westport, Fairfield, Bridgeport, New Haven, Connecticut, New York City, other surrounding
communities, as well as international patients.