Gynecomastia in Manhattan Excess fat and glandular tissue in the breasts – is a rather common condition in men. It may be related to hormonal imbalance, medication use, or have no known cause. These men may opt for a breast reduction, a procedure that removes excess tissue in the breasts. A Male Breast Reduction require general anesthesia & small incisions, yielding a s short recovery time. Am I a good candidate for a Male Breast Reduction? You might be a good candidate for breast reduction if having gynecomastia causes you pain during physical activity or exercise. Many patients opt for a Male Breast Reduction if they are self-conscious that their chest seems flabby, enlarged, or over-developed. What can I expect during the procedure? The latest techniques for correcting gynecomastia involve the use of the ProLipo PLUS laser delivery system. Through a very small incision, a laser fiber is introduced underneath the skin, melting away not only fat but also excessive breast tissue. After it is liquefied, the tissue is removed using a very small tube, and the incision is then closed. Gynecomastia before & after What is the Male Breast Reduction recovery process? You will be able to leave the office after one hour post procedure. A compression garment is applied that you will wear for 2 weeks. You should spend the first 48 hours resting (with no lifting). After 48 hours has passed, you can shower. You may return to work in 48 hours. Strenuous activity and any lifting should be avoided until cleared by Dr. Lorenc. Mild discomfort is controlled with use of pain medication. Schedule a Consultation If you are interested in learning more about a Male Breast Reduction, and would like to see if you are a good candidate, contact us to schedule a consultation at our office located in Manhattan, serving New York City and surrounding areas.