Expert Gynecomastia Treatment
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Dr. Matt Chhatre performs male breast reduction surgery at his Kansas City area plastic surgery practice, helping men who suffer from gynecomastia to look and feel more masculine.
What is Gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia is a condition in which males develop enlarged breasts, often caused by hormonal changes or the intake of medication such as steroids. In fact, it is not uncommon for healthy teenage boys, usually around 14 years of age, to have this problem for one to two years because of hormonal changes. It usually goes away after puberty. In some men, being overweight can cause their bodies to produce too much estrogen, resulting in gynecomastia. Sometimes, the cause of gynecomastia is never identified. Gynecomastia can affect a man’s self-esteem and even cause emotional distress. Some men may even avoid certain physical activities and intimacy just to hide their condition.
If your enjoyment of life is compromised by gynecomastia, contact our office today to find out how male breast reduction surgery at our clinic serving the greater Kansas City area can help you.
The Male Breast Reduction Procedure
With modern plastic surgery, gynecomastia can be effectively corrected through the removal of excess fat, breast tissue, and skin. If excess fatty tissue is the cause of a patient’s gynecomastia, liposuction will be the primary method of treatment. If the patient has excess glandular breast tissue or excess skin, it will be surgically excised. Following the removal of excess skin and tissue, the nipple is repositioned to give the chest a more natural masculine contour.
Will There Be Scarring After My Male Breast Reduction?
Most incision scars resulting from the surgery are concealed within the chest’s natural contours, though some may remain visible.
Where Will My Gynecomastia Surgery Take Place?
At Summit Plastic Surgery and Med Spa, Dr. Chhatre performs male breast reduction surgery in our Ambulatory Surgical Center to ensure the utmost privacy and quality of care.
Risks of Male Breast Reduction Surgery
Male breast reduction is a safe procedure when performed by an experienced professional, though like every surgical procedure, it does involve some risks. Potential complications include unfavorable scarring, blood clots, infection, fluid accumulation, and persistent pain.
Select a Qualified Surgeon
The surest way to achieve the best results from male breast reduction surgery is to select a surgeon with a proven track record and superior credentials. Dr. Matt Chhatre is one such surgeon, and has helped many satisfied patients. He is skilled in male liposuction, a board-certified plastic surgeon, a clinical assistant professor of surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
Learn More about Male Breast Reduction
Because surgical procedures and technology can effectively correct gynecomastia, men no longer need to let this condition negatively affect their quality of life. To learn more about how male breast reduction surgery can boost your confidence and invigorate your appearance, please contact our clinic serving the greater Kansas City area, including Overland Park and Lee’s Summit, today.