Male Breast Reduction

Male breast reduction at Contour Dermatology

Understanding Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia, colloquially known as man-boobs or moobs, is a common condition characterized by the enlargement of male breast tissues. Primarily caused by an imbalance between the hormones estrogen and testosterone, gynecomastia can sometimes also be the result of excess fatty tissue. If this is the case, treatments like liposuction or CoolSculpting may be recommended by specialists like Dr. Jochen to effectively manage the condition.

Liposuction for Gynecomastia

One of the leading procedures to combat gynecomastia caused by fatty tissue is liposuction surgery. This operation involves removing localized deposits of fat cells from the body. The procedure begins with a small incision through which a straw-like cannula is inserted. This cannula is used to extract excess fat cells, which leads to the resculpting of bulging breasts into more aesthetically pleasing contours. Liposuction can be a game-changer for men suffering from gynecomastia, providing them with a confidence-boosting solution.

CoolSculpting: An Alternative Approach

For those seeking a non-surgical alternative, CoolSculpting can offer a viable solution. This treatment employs a CoolMini applicator designed to tackle smaller areas of fat, such as those found in male breasts. By freezing and thereby destroying fat cells, CoolSculpting allows for the gradual reduction of fatty tissues in the targeted area. Like liposuction, it can aid in achieving a more desirable shape, fostering enhanced self-confidence. Post-treatment, men can expect to enjoy the benefits of their breast reduction surgery, feeling comfortable and confident in their bodies.

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