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Male Breast Reduction

Male Breast Reduction Information

Male Breast Reduction

  • Duration: App. 1 hour
  • Anesthesia: Local (Deep Sleep) Anesthesia
  • Fasting: From 6 hours before the surgery
  • Stitch Removal: 10 days after
  • Shower: Available from the following day of stitch removal
  • Compressive Bra: Recommended to wear for at least 2 weeks after the surgery
  • Hospitalization: N/A
  • Recommended Staying Period in Korea: Min. 2 weeks
  • Mani & Pedicure: Must be removed
What is Male Breast (Gynecomastia) Reduction?
If the mammary glands are overly developed and fat is piled like the breasts of a woman giving the appearance of “man boobs”, then male breast (gynecomastia) reduction is required. Male breasts or “man boobs” usually occur when male hormones decrease or female hormones increase so that the inactive mammary glands are stimulated. Male breasts, gynecomastia, or “man boobs” are not harmful to the body, but they may be psychologically stressful, in which case male breast or gynecomastia reduction.
Recommended for those who
  1. 1. Have hypertrophied gynecomastia due to increase of adipose(fat) tissue
  2. 2. Have hypertrophied gynecomastia with overdeveloped mammary gland tissue
  3. 3. Have protruding breasts
  4. 4. Have sharper nipples and larger areolas than normal
  5. 5. Have raised areolas
  6. 6. Can feel hard mammary glands
  7. 7. Are obese and the breasts are round and droopy
  8. 8. Are not able to convert their gynecomastia to muscle through workout

Incision Method

  • METHOD 01 Liposuction Technique

    Appropriate for case of hypertrophied gynecomastia due to increase of adipose tissue, often caused by being overweight.
    • STEP 01 Incise underneath of the breast for
    • STEP 02 About 0.5cm
    • STEP 03 Insert cannula to remove fat

    • If needed, remove adipose tissue (fat) at the same time from the mammary duct
    1. Incise underneath of the breast for 2. About 0.5cm3. Insert cannula to remove fat. If needed, remove adipose tissue (fat) at the same time from the mammary duct
  • METHOD 02 Mammary Gland Reduction Technique

    Appropriate for case of hypertrophied gynecomastia with overdeveloped mammary glandular tissue; such case is hard to be corrected by liposuction
    • STEP 01 Incise skin underneath the areola
    • STEP 02 Remove mammary glandular tissues
    1. Incise skin underneath the areola 2. Remove mammary glandular tissues