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Male Breast Reduction

While it may be difficult for men to address, having abnormally large breasts is typically the result of a relatively common condition called gynecomastia. Still, it is a cause for anxiety for thousands of men each day. It is generally caused by a hormone imbalance, but there may be other factors involved in the condition.

Gynecomastia linked to medication usage or a medical condition may go away on its own, but surgery may be necessary if:

  • Stopping/changing medications hasn’t eliminated the condition.
  • You are an adult who has struggled for more than a year with the condition.
  • The condition has not gone away after a change in diet/lifestyle.
  • There is a notable difference in the size between the left and right breast (asymmetry)

Elevare MD believes that you shouldn’t feel like you have to struggle with this condition for the rest of your life. We employ the latest techniques including direction excision and liposuction to provide to a dramatic correction.

The Elevare MD Experience

Elevare MD offers procedures that can help discretely correct gynecomastia. Dr. Michael DeWolfe is a Board Certified, fellowship-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon who also has expertise in treating men with enlarged breast tissue.

During your initial consultation, he will meet with you to determine if you are a candidate, and based on your unique anatomy and desires, recommend an approach that removes unwanted breast tissue, typically through liposuction, direction excision or a combination of both.

Once a plan has been determined, Dr. DeWolfe will explain the procedure in detail and what you can expect. Most patients go home within hours after surgery. You will receive instructions for your post-surgical care and any prescriptions needed to manage any discomfort you may have. You will likely be able to return to most normal activities within a matter of days after surgery.

To learn more about the Elevare MD male breast reduction experience, contact us.

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