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Gynecomastia is a very common condition among men, and even the mildest cases can cause feelings of self-consciousness. With a male breast reduction, Dr. Weider can help you achieve a flatter, more masculine physique.
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What is Gynecomastia Surgery?
Dr. Weider performs male breast reduction surgery, also known as gynecomastia surgery, to reshape the male chest through his extensive expertise in body contouring. During a consultation with Dr. Weider, you will learn about every component of gynecomastia surgery:
- Techniques involved in the procedure and the variations used to accommodate for special needs
- How skin elasticity and firmness of the pectoral area may affect the procedure
- Anesthesia types
- Facility choices such as our fully accredited AAAASF operating facility
- Guidelines to reduce the risk of complications after gynecomastia surgery
- Costs for male breast reduction, including facility fees, anesthesia fees, and surgeon’s fees
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Who can Benefit from Gynecomastia Surgery?
If you experience enlarged breast tissue or nipples and are generally healthy, you could benefit from a male breast reduction. Men interested in male breast reduction in the Dallas metroplex go to Dr. Weider to improve the appearance of oversized breasts by contouring the pectoral area of their chest. This results in:
- Tightening of excess skin in the breast area, when necessary
- Allows for enjoyment in physical activities and intimacy that would otherwise be avoided
- Improves self-image and confidence
Dr. Weider performs male breast reduction surgery to provide firmer, well-proportioned chests for men. The time required for gynecomastia surgery may be two or more hours, depending upon the extent of the procedure. During male breast reduction surgery, Dr. Weider may use local anesthesia and sedation when utilizing liposuction to remove excess fat from the pectoral region. The advantages of this technique are the simplicity of the surgery, inconspicuous incisions, and the speed of recovery. Finally, a compression garment may be placed around the breasts which should be worn for seven or more days following surgery.
Aftercare for Gynecomastia Surgery
Dr. Weider will see you within the first few days following gynecomastia surgery. You will be provided with guidelines for activity restrictions and medications to ease discomfort. You may experience swelling, bruising, bleeding or and numbness following surgery which will subside with the aid of the compression garment and pain medication. Most people return to work within one to two weeks following the procedure.
As with all medical procedures, complications rarely occur and can usually be managed by Dr. Weider. Scars will lighten over time, and Dr. Weider will do his best to place them in discreet locations.
You will start to see results soon after the procedure, and they will typically last for many years to come. Gynecomastia surgery results may change over time, depending upon aging, weight changes, medical conditions, and certain drugs. The benefits of male breast reduction are very rewarding for Dr. Weider’s patients.
Contact Weider Plastic Surgery Today
Dr. Weider is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has vast experience performing all aspects of body contouring cosmetic surgery. During your consultation, he will answer all of your questions and formulate an individualized plan to help you achieve your cosmetic goals. At Weider Plastic Surgery we are dedicated to ensuring that every patient’s visit to our office is a comfortable, educational and pleasurable one.
Dr. Weider, a native of Southern California, is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon who has maintained a private practice in Dallas, TX since 1999. After attending Stanford University, he obtained his medical degree (M.D.) from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He then completed a one year surgical internship in Los Angeles at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, followed by a four year general surgery residency in Dallas at Methodist Medical Center, and a two year plastic surgery fellowship in Cleveland at Case Western Reserve University.