Breast Reduction Surgery for Men

Gynecomastia
Male breast reduction surgery, also called Gynecomastia surgery, is an operation that helps eliminate the embarrassment caused by unusually large breasts, sometimes referred to as "man boobs". Goal is reducing and reshaping the male breasts for a more toned and muscular chest appearance.

Statistics show that up to 50% of men feel uncomfortable about their appearance due to increased breast size.

Thousands of men have already undergone male breast reduction surgery with amazing results. Unlike breast reduction for women, which not only reduces but reshapes the breasts, breast reduction surgery for men is less complicated as it only requires the flattening of the breast area.
Breast reduction surgery for men can be performed on men of any age. Breast size is determined by a variety of factors such as genes, hormones and weight. If exercise and diet have no affect on the size and shape of a patie

Breast reduction surgery for men techniques

Our board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Molnár is -specialized in male body contouring- uses four surgical techniques for successful breast reduction procedures:

Inferior pedicle technique is also known as the keyhole method, which involves making an incision around the areola. Through this incision, Dr. Molnár removes extra skin, fat and glandular tissue from the breast.  During the last stage, the nipple and areola are repositioned on the newly shaped breasts.

  • Inferior pedicle technique is also known as the keyhole method, which involves making an incision around the areola. Through this incision, Dr. Molnár removes extra skin, fat and glandular tissue from the breast.  During the last stage, the nipple and areola are repositioned on the newly shaped breasts.
  • Vertical scar technique is also called SPAIR, which is a preferred method by most patients because of minimal scarring.  Dr. Molnár performs a 'lollipop incision' to reduced the size of the breast by removing the lateral and inferior tissues.  The upper part of the breast remains intact.
     
  • Nipple graft technique is when Dr. Molnár completely removes and then repositioned higher on the breast.

 

Are you a candidate for breast reduction surgery for men?

Schedule a free consultation with Dr. Molnár today.

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Recovery after breast reduction surgery for men

The results are always amazing after breast reduction surgery for men.  Recovery from this surgery depends on each individual patient and may take from as little as a few weeks up to six months as your body gets accustomed to your new chest size.  Most patients can resume normal activities within 2 weeks. 

 How will you look after surgery?
See some of our before after pics at our gallery

What causes increased breast size in men?

Researchers have shown that men who suffer from increased breast size often have a higher level of the female hormone estrogen in their body. Other causes may be alcohol consumption, steroid use, obesity, or excessive weight loss. If you are healthy and your surgeon has advised you to undertake the operation, there is no need to fear since male breast reduction is a simple procedure which produces impressive results.

The best breast reduction surgery and techniques

There are two techniques that surgeons use to correct breast enlargement in men.

The first technique used:

If the gynaecomastia is a result of fat accumulation, the best technique that doctors can use is liposuction. A thin hollow tube, also known as a cannula, is inserted in the breasts through some minor incisions. This tube is moved back and forth to loosen the excess breast fat. The fat is then removed with the help of a surgical vacuum.

Second technique used:

Also called excision, is recommended for those patients whose breasts have grown as a result of the enlargement of the glandular tissue. In such an operation the nipple and the areola are repositioned. If the patient's breasts are overly large, physicians may combine both techniques for optimal results. Male breast reduction surgery is performed under a general anesthetic so the surgery is painless.

How long does it take?

A breast reduction procedure usually takes up to 2-3 hours depending on the patient.

Recovery after a breast reduction surgery

Recovery from a male breast reduction surgery can take several weeks. Tissues in the breasts may be swollen and some bruising may also be visible. During the recovery period the patient is required to wear a firm Lycra garment to help reduce the swelling - this garment is worn for a period of 3 weeks. In the first month it is important to refrain from participating in moderate or strenuous activities.

Male breast reduction is a surgery many men can benefit from and there has never been a better time or place to have this procedure performed. Hungary not only offers cosmetic surgery for men of world-class standard, but the cost of such surgery is a fraction of what you would pay in other European countries.

If you suffer from 'man boobs', and would like to have a firmer and flatter chest, then breast reduction surgery is definitely worth your consideration!

Male breast reduction costs

The cost of male breast reduction surgery includes a personal consultation with your plastic surgeon, general anesthesia, breast reduction procedure, an overnight stay at the clinic, medications, and post-surgical controls.

Our clinic employs the skills of some of Hungary's leading plastic surgeons who are ready to help you regain the confidence you need for a healthy self-image and success in life. If you are often embarrassed due to the size of your breasts and would like to do something about it, breast reduction surgery is a quick and effective solution.

Feel free to contact us at BeautyHungary and we will gladly answer any questions you may have about the male breast reduction surgery.

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