Gynecomastia (Gynecomastia Surgery) in Charlotte, NC
“Man boobs” that are caused by gynecomastia can be remedied with male breast reduction. Plastic surgeon Dr. Broc Pratt offers gynecomastia surgery for men in Charlotte, Huntersville and surrounding areas in North Carolina.
What is Gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia is a medical condition that causes “man boobs.” The excess breast tissue in the male breast means that the area cannot be toned with diet and exercise.
How to Get Rid of Puffy Nipples
Puffy nipples on a man are caused by the breast glands. Dr. Pratt helps reduce puffy nipples during the gynecomastia surgery.
What are the Benefits of Gynecomastia Surgery?
- Restores a masculine appearance to the chest area
- May be combined with liposuction to refine the results
How is Gynecomastia Surgery Performed?
Gynecomastia surgery is a type of male breast reduction. Incisions are made in the armpit area or the natural crease under the breast. The excess breast tissue, fat and skin are removed, and the incisions are closed. Dr. Pratt may use liposuction to remove smaller amounts of fat to give the chest area a toned, muscular appearance.
How Do I Prepare for Gynecomastia Surgery?
Gynecomastia is often misdiagnosed, so we recommend that you learn more about the condition by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Pratt. He explains why you are unable to reduce the size of your man boobs with diet and exercise, as well as how male breast reduction will work to improve the chest area.
What is Recovery Like After Gynecomastia Surgery?
Your chest is wrapped in a compression bandage for several weeks to help the tissues heal. You may have some residual tenderness, swelling and bruising for six to 12 months.
How Much Does Gynecomastia Surgery Cost in Charlotte, NC?
We discuss pricing and financing through CareCredit® during your consultation appointment.
Is Surgery for Gynecomastia Right for Me?
If you have tried to reduce your man boobs with diet and exercise and had little success, male breast reduction may be right for you.
Do I Need a Gynecomastia Consultation?
Enlarged breasts on a man may be caused by several factors, such as medications, body fat and other issues. A consultation with Dr. Pratt ensures that you are a good candidate for gynecomastia surgery.
At Carolina Age Management Institute, Broc Pratt, MD, offers gynecomastia surgery for men in Charlotte, Huntersville and surrounding areas of North Carolina. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.