Male Breast Reduction

What is Gynecomastia?Gynecomastia New Jersey | Male Breast Reduction Englewood NJ | Bergen County

Gynecomastia is the overdevelopment of male breasts, which affects an estimated 40 to 60 percent of men. It can be the result of hormonal imbalance, obesity, certain drugs, or heredity. Gynecomastia can affect one or both breasts.

All human beings, including men, have breast tissue. Men and boys sometimes experience abnormal development of the breast tissue, producing an appearance that is embarrassing in social situations. Although this condition most often occurs during puberty and in late middle age, it can develop at any age. When it occurs in pubertal boys, it often resolves with maturity.

If resolution does not occur or when gynecomastia develops later in life, male breast reduction in Bergen County and Englewood, New Jersey with Dr. Richard D’Amico may be necessary to give the chest a more ideal male shape.

Male Breast Reduction Candidates

Ideal candidates for male breast reduction are otherwise healthy and have had an evaluation by their family doctor to exclude hormonal causes of abnormal breast development.

Why Choose Dr. D’Amico

Dr. D’Amico is a renowned expert in procedures for the breast and body, including male breast reduction.Male Breast Reduction Bergen County | Englewood NJ

      • Experience in thousands of breast and body surgeries
      • Knowledge of variety and techniques including liposuction and direct excision


Male Breast Reduction Procedure

Depending on the severity of the problem, and the patient’s anatomy, Dr. D’Amico can perform a variety of solutions to achieve the best outcome. The male breast reduction procedure often requires a small incision along the nipple area, through which the breast tissue can be accessed and the appropriate segment removed.

The surgery may include liposuction, skin tightening, or a combination of both. Many men who have breast reduction also consider other cosmetic surgery procedures at the same time. Read more about all the male cosmetic surgery procedures Dr. D’Amico performs.

Gynecomastia Treatment Before & After

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Gynecomastia Surgery Recovery

Recovery from gynecomastia surgery is usually uneventful and rapid. Most patients return to non-strenuous activities of daily living within a few days. Dr. D’Amico will instruct you to wear a supportive vest for compression for several weeks after surgery. This is to encourage skin tightening and prevent fluid collection. Dr D’Amico will advise you to avoid upper body exercise for the same time period. Lower body exercise, however, is acceptable as soon as you are comfortable.*

Dr. D’Amico Discusses Gynecomastia

Schedule a Consultation

The first step in achieving your cosmetic goals is to request a consultation with Dr. D’Amico, serving the New York metro area. He enjoys spending time with you one-on-one to understand your objectives and give his professional opinion about the procedures that are best for you. You will never feel pressured to choose surgery and you will even have a second consultation visit (included with your fee) to bring along family or loved ones and ask follow-up questions. The consultation fee is applied toward any surgical procedure you choose. We are also happy to schedule appointments by phone by calling (201) 567-9595.

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