As a highly experienced, dedicated San Diego plastic surgeon in Del Mar Dr. Chasan understands some men feel self-conscious because of female-like chest appearance. Fatty tissue deposits and excess skin in the chest area often cannot be removed through exercise and diet, and a surgical intervention is necessary. By performing male breast reduction in San Diego, Dr. Chasan can help men achieve a flat, masculine chest appearance and greatly enhance their self-confidence. In the paragraphs below, Dr. Chasan explains gynecomastia and gynecomastia surgery.
Gynecomastia treatment, commonly known as male breast reduction, is a surgical procedure to reduce enlarged female-like breasts in men. Enlarged male breasts can be a result of various factors, including excess weight, skin laxity and geneticast reduction procedure is commonly performed by using a combination of ultrasonic and power-assisted liposuction. In some rare situations, an incision is needed to excise a substantial amount of male breast tissue.
The gynecomastia surgery takes about one hour to complete. Most of Dr. Chasan’s male breast reduction patients in his Del Mar plastic surgery center recover quickly and are back to their normal activities within one week.