Gynecomastia or enlarged male breasts is a very common condition. Breast prominence can be a result of hypertropy or enlargement of the breast tissue, the chest adipose tissue and skin or a combination. Though most cases have an unknown cause, it is important to be evaluated to rule out certain medications or liver disorders which can contribute to gynecomastia.
A male breast reduction procedure with Plastic Surgeon Dr. Sheilah Lynch can give you a firmer, flatter, more contoured chest. Your self-confidence may be enhanced and your masculinity reaffirmed. Many Chevy Chase and Washington DC plastic surgery patients choose Dr. Lynch for gynecomastia procedures. Shown next are 4 examples of Dr. Lynch’s Patients and the technique used to obtain the results.
During the consultation with Dr. Lynch, your goals will be discussed realistically. Together you will decide the details of the procedure as well as any other realistic improvements that can be addressed during your male breast reduction surgery. You will set a date for surgery and be given instructions about how to prepare.
Your male breast reduction procedure will be performed under general anesthesia. During your procedure, depending on the degree of severity, Dr. Lynch may remove excessive fat or glandular tissue by performing liposuction through tiny, inconspicuous incisions. If excess skin is to be removed with the excessive fat and glandular tissue, Dr. Lynch will remove this through small incisions which are inconspicuous and fade over time. Gynecomastia is a popular plastic surgery procedure in Chevy Chase, MD, and the Washington, DC, area.
The specific risks and suitability of this procedure for a given individual can be determined only at the time of consultation. All surgical procedures have some degree of risk. Minor complications that do not affect the outcome occur occasionally. Major complications are rare. Find out more about this procedure by calling Dr. Lynch.