Male Breast Reduction


 

MALE BREAST REDUCTION

 

IS IT RIGHT FOR ME?

A male breast reduction is a cosmetic procedure to reach the goal of a flatter more firm (and masculine) chest.  It’s achieved by removing the excess fat and glandular tissue of the breast. The surgery can be successfully and safely performed on teenagers and adult men.

If you are uncomfortable about the appearance of your chest, male breast reduction is an option to consider.  Schedule an appointment with Dr. Griner to discuss your specific situation.

ARE THERE ANY RISKS?

Male breast reduction surgery is a very common procedure however as with all surgeries there are certain risks involved, many of which can be minimized by choosing a qualified, board-certified plastic surgeron like Dr. Griner.  Please schedule a consultation with Dr. Griner to discuss your concerns and the potential risks of male breast reduction surgery.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Before Surgery

There are certain activites you’ll need to avoid prior to surgery for example smoking, the use of certain medications, tanning, etc.  You will be provided a set of pre-operative instructions describing these things in detail and explaining how you should prepare for surgery.

It’s important to arrange for a responsible adult to be available to take you home after the surgery and stay with you the first night.

Day of Surgery

On the day of you’ll meet with Dr. Griner and the anesthesiologist prior to surgery.  This is a good chance for any last minute questions. The actual surgery typically takes less than 2 hours.  Afterwards you’ll be moved into your recovery room which will typically last 1 to 1 1/2 hours before you’ll be discharged.

Recovery

Recovery from largely depends on the type of surgery.  It can range from 1 to 2 weeks (with straight Liposuction) to as much as 6 weeks for “anchor-type” surgery.   You’ll be provided with a detailed list activities to avoid and things to be aware of post surgery.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

SHOULD I GET A MALE BREAST REDUCTION PROCEDURE?

You need to consider how your current condition impacts your life, both physically and emotionally and determine if a male reduction procedure can help improve that. If you’re experiencing physical distress such as back pains, or if you have a low self-esteem because of a disproportion in the size of your breasts to the rest of your body, then you might want to consider getting a male breast reduction surgery done. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Griner to discuss your concerns and questions.

HOW LONG DOES A MALE BREAST REDUCTION PROCEDURE TAKE?

In most cases, a male breast reduction surgery can take between one to three hours.

HOW LONG WILL THE RESULTS OF A MALE BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY LAST?

The procedure itself is permanent, but factors such as weight gain, or intake of hormonal medications may alter the result over time.

HOW LONG IS THE RECOVERY PERIOD FOR MALE BREAST REDUCTION?

Recovery from largely depends on the type of surgery. It can range from 1 to 2 weeks (with straight Liposuction) to as much as 6 weeks for “anchor-type” surgery. You’ll be provided with a detailed list activities to avoid and things to be aware of post surgery.

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1441 Ute Blvd, Suite #220
Park City, UT 84098
Phone: 435-214-4927
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