Gynecomastia, the overdevelopment or enlargement of male breast tissue, is a common problem for many men. Up to 60% of men will have some degree of gynecomastia during their lifetime. Located in Bala Cynwyd and serving Philadelphia, Dr. Emily Pollard at Pollard Plastic Surgery offers gynecomastia surgery to men who desire a flat, defined chest.
What is Gynecomastia Surgery (Male Breast Reduction)?
Your first step is to have a medical professional determine the cause of your gynecomastia, which could be medications, hormonal changes, or heredity. If your gynecomastia is caused by medications, you may be able to reduce the size of your breasts by discussing an alternative medication with your primary physician.
For patients who are good candidates for surgery, Dr. Pollard will discuss the various options that are available to you. Surgery for gynecomastia aims to reduce the size of the breasts while enhancing the natural, masculine contours. Dr. Pollard uses an advanced technique that reducing scarring for patients who desire male breast reduction. A tumescent fluid is injected to numb the area and liposuction is used to remove excess fat. Dr. Pollard may also remove excess tissue through small incisions. The result is a precisely sculpted chest and natural appearance.
How Much Does Gynecomastia Surgery (Male Breast Reduction) Cost in Philadelphia, PA?
In following our guiding beliefs and practices, we recognize that every patient has unique needs. As such, the cost of male breast reduction varies by patient. We will review the total cost of your procedure during your consultation appointment and are happy to offer financing options including CareCredit® and Alphaeon™ Credit to help you afford the cost of male breast reduction. We also have regular specials that allow you the opportunity to save money on your favorite products and services.
What are the Benefits of Gynecomastia Surgery (Male Breast Reduction)?
Enlarged breasts in men are associated with women and femininity. Men who are living with gynecomastia face a lot of emotional difficulties when their physiques are not considered masculine or attractive. Undergoing male breast reduction surgery can give men a boost of confidence and help them better fit into clothes.
Am I a Good Candidate for Gynecomastia Surgery (Male Breast Reduction)?
The best candidates for male breast reduction are those patients who experience social or personal discomfort and are willing to undergo a minor outpatient surgical procedure to boost their confidence.
Dr. Emily Pollard is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Her services have improved the lives of people from in and around Philadelphia. If you are looking for self-improvement in the form of plastic surgery or skin rejuvenation, Dr. Pollard and her professional team will accommodate your needs. Call 610-674-0779 today to schedule your initial consultation!