Male Breast Reduction

in Westmount & Greater Montréal
Breast Procedures / Gynecomastia Surgery (Male Breast Reduction)

Gynaecomastia is enlargement of male breast tissue, also referred to as “man boobs.”

Reclaim your manly defined chest and say goodbye to man boobs with gynaecomastia treatment.

11Male Breast Reduction - Man boobs - Montreal

What is gynecomastia surgery? 

Male gynecomastia treatment in Montreal

 

Gynecomastia is a common condition that refers to excess breast tissue development in males. Sometimes referred to as “Gyno”, it is not generally a health concern, but can cause issues with self-esteem and self-confidence in men, thus a male breast reduction is an excellent way to help those experiencing gynecomastia. In some cases, the weight of larger breasts can cause the areolas to stretch, so your surgeon may also recommend Nipple Surgery to reduce the nipple size as well.

 

Treatment for gynecomastia (Male Breast Reduction)

Gynecomastia surgery options

 

Gynecomastia is caused by a hormonal imbalance of estrogen and testosterone, causing overdevelopment of breast tissue (either breast gland tissue or fat). It can affect both sides or only one and can be uneven. This can be temporary and may go away on its own, but if it persists, then male breast reduction is a practical solution. 

Your plastic surgeon will assess the best plan of action for your male breast reduction using one or more of the following techniques. 

  • Removal of breast gland tissue (gynecomastia) via surgical incisions similar to breast lift
  • Removing fatty tissue using liposuction 
  • A combination of breast gland tissue removal and liposuction if both enlarged glandular tissue and fat are present 
  • Areola reduction surgery or puffy nipple correction 

Your plastic surgeon will discuss all of your options during consultation, and will work with you to ensure you are on the same page to achieve your desired results.  Our goal is for you to be completely satisfied and confident with your outcome. The entire process and experience is completely custom to each individual patient to your specific wishes.

 

Who is a candidate for gynecomastia surgery?

Is a male breast reduction an option for you?

Your plastic surgeon will give you an honest assessment and let you know if you are a good candidate for gynecomastia surgery, but in general you should be in good overall health with no medical conditions that can impair healing, must be a nonsmoker or willing to quit smoking, and have realistic expectations.  

Candidates for gynecomastia will also be men who cannot change their condition with alternative treatments, are at a healthy and stable weight, breast development is stable, and are bothered by their breast size.

 

Possible risks of male breast reduction

Know the risks of gynecomastia surgery

Like any other surgery, there are of course risks associated with choosing to have gynecomastia surgery (male breast reduction). Being aware of the risks will help you to make an informed decision to have your surgery. 

  • Risks associated with anesthesia 
  • Infection
  • Bleeding or hematoma
  • Breast asymmetry 
  • Changes in nipple or breast sensation 
  • Potential loss of of nipple and areola (partial or complete) 
  • Issues with healing of incisions and/or scarring
  • Revision surgery

 

What to expect for gynecomastia surgery recovery

It is our goal at Station L to ensure that your entire experience from the initial consultation to your recovery is as positive and comfortable as possible. Your plastic surgeon and surgical coordinator will go over your post-operative instructions and recovery with you as it is essential for your surgery results that you follow care instructions diligently. 

First 24 hours: Have someone in place to pick you up from your surgery and  care for you at home

Back to work: 5-7 days, non-strenuous work. Physical jobs will require at least 2 weeks off. 

Exercise: Light exercise after 1-2 weeks (light cardio-walking/treadmill), Heavier exercise (such as weights, running) after 4-6 weeks

Final results: swelling will resolve 4-8 weeks

 

Our office is always available for questions via email or text message should more questions arise.

Book a Consultation

To learn more about Gynecomastia Surgery (Male Breast Reduction), or to book a consultation, please contact our Clinic today!

Dr Arash Izadpanahis one of the best breast lift gold coast surgeons. He will work closely with you to help you achieve your ideal results.

Gynecomastia Surgery (Male Breast Reduction) with Dr Arash Izadpanah

What to expect when having a Gynecomastia Surgery (Male Breast Reduction) with Dr Izadpanah?

Prior to booking your Gynecomastia Surgery (Male Breast Reduction) with Dr Izadpanah, you will have a consultation with him at the location that is most convenient to you (please contact his office to find out where).

If you are unable to meet Dr Izadpanah in person, you may request a Skype or Facetime consultation.

Dr Izadpanah will collaborate closely with you to determine the best plan of action for you. You will go over the risks and recovery together, as well as what your desired result is. It is extremely important to Dr Izadpanah that you make informed choices, and that you are on the same page regarding outcome expectations.

Only you can decide what your version of a beauty ideal is, so Dr Izadpanah will discuss this with you so that you will be happy with your breast lift. You are encouraged to bring in photos of what you are expecting so that it can be discussed, as well as a list of questions and/or concerns to your appointment.

About Dr Arash Izadpanah, MD, FRCSC, Westmount, Montreal Plastic Surgeon

Servicing patients in Westmount, Greater Montreal Area, Ottawa and more.

 

Dr. Arash Izadpanah is a passionate and enthusiastic plastic and reconstructive surgeon who is dedicated to patient care and satisfaction with natural-looking cosmetic surgery results.

As a highly esteemed plastic surgeon, Dr. Arash Izadpanah is driven by an intense passion for helping patients achieve a happier, more beautiful self through advanced cosmetic surgery procedures. He maintains a strong commitment to achieving the best possible results for all his breast, body, face and hand patients, both men and women.

11Dr Arash Izadpanah, Plastic & cosmetic surgeon. Breast augmentation & lift, BBL, Tummy Tuck, Facelift, Eyelid surgery.

Where can I find out more?

To find out more about breast aprocedures please contact our friendly office staff.

Call: 514-742-9563

info@drarashizadpanah.com Mon – Fri 8AM – 5PM

 

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