Male Breast Reduction

We’ve all heard the gags and the funny names, but if you are a man with abnormally large breasts, you know that male breast reduction is no joke. Dr. Payam Jarrah-Nejad is a highly experienced plastic surgeon who has performed countless breast reductions. Known more familiarly to his many grateful patients as “Dr. J.,” the doctor is a double-board certified expert surgeon who understands all aspects of the procedure. Dr. J. is expert at providing successful outcomes and minimizing recovery issues in the wake of surgery.  Patients will be happy to hear that there are no stitches to be removed and the results are obvious immediately after the surgery.

Known to medical professionals as gynecomastia, the condition of abnormally enlarged breasts in men is often assumed to simply be a sign of excess body fat. However, true cases of the syndrome that call for male breast reduction are often largely glandular in nature. The causes can range from glandular hypergonadism, drug reactions, liver disease, and past issues with malnutrition, but by far the most common is simple adolescence.  Very often, however, there is no known cause.

Gynecomastia is an overdevelopment of male breasts that affects 40 to 60 percent of men to some degree at various stages of their life. While not a serious medical condition, it may be painful and can often significantly affect a man’s self esteem. Although this embarrassing and sometimes painful condition can often be treated in a variety of ways, it often subsides on its own in the case of young males. Long-lasting cases, however, are usually going to remain largely unchanged without a surgical intervention.

Typical gynecomastia surgeries often involve liposuction and the removal of excess tissue.  In some cases, excess skin may be removed. The good news is that it may often be performed while the patient is completely awake, under local anesthesia.

Dr. J. is a highly experienced doctor who has performed gynecomastia surgery procedures on patients of all ages and he knows how to discuss the matter clearly and sensitively. Gynecomastia is an issue that can be embarrassing for patients, but Dr. J. knows how to walk them through the available methods for dealing with the issue in the most painless manner possible. Any man who feels insecure about his enlarged breasts does not need to suffer any longer.

For more information on breast reduction surgery for men, including information on gynecomastia surgery cost, please contact Dr. J. and his staff for a consultation.

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