Breast Reduction (Male) (Gynaecomastia)

Male breast reduction surgery is a cosmetic surgery procedure that removes excess fat and tissue from male breasts while improving the shape and contour of the chest for a more pleasing and masculine appearance. Male breast reduction surgery can provide a safe, permanent solution to gynecomastia, and leave you looking and feeling great.

Duration 1 hour
Anaesthesia Local anaesthetic
Hospital Stay None
Recovery 1 - 3 weeks
Addresses Excess fat and tissue from male breasts

Is this right for me?

Before & after comparison of Male Breast Reduction

If you are a man distressed by the appearance of having breasts then it is important to get it checked out to make sure there is no underlying cause for the development of your man boobs.

If there is a cause identified then often it can be corrected by non-surgical means. Such as changing the medication that may have caused you to develop breasts.

However most cases don't have a cause and need to be treated surgically. Depending on severity the surgery can vary from liposuction to excision and skin removal and areola reduction.

What does this involve?

Surgical procedures for treating gynecomastia include, liposuction, surgical excision of breast tissue with or without skin excision and reduction in areola.

Our plastic surgeons will make sure there is no underlying condition that may cause a 'male breast' scenario and then assess the breast for the symmetry, volume of breast, excess skin and quality as well as enlarged areola.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the recovery like?

Smaller cases can be performed under local anaesthetic, but larger breasts require general anaesthetic and hospital stay. There is a small chance of recurrence if all the breast tissue is not removed and revision surgery can be performed.

Sometimes compression garments are provided to give support and reduce swelling. Often the area can be sore and regular analgesia is required until the discomfort subsides.

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At Bella Vou we provide various payment options meaning you can spread the cost and enjoy a confident outlook at a price you can afford.

Prices start from £4,000 including tissue excision, areola reduction and VASER liposuction.

Finance your treatment

We can offer a wide range of incredible finance solutions and payment plans to help you pay for your procedure or treatment, starting from as little as 0% APR!


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