What is Male Breast Reduction (Gynaecomastia Surgery)?
Gynecomastia or male breast/chest reductions affects 10-30% of male in UK. Excess fat develops around chest area which can cause embarrassment and affects confidence in teenagers and male adults.
Nu Cosmetic Clinic can refer you for three treatments to reduce excess fat for the chest area of a male, commonly called as “Moobs” which are traditional liposuction carried under general anaesthesia, while Vaser Liposuction and smartlipo are done under local anaesthesia. Each of these have their own advantages and dis-advantages. The most popular method of treating Gynecomastia is Vaser Liposuction, frequently combined with liposuction on abdomen and flanks area.
Gynaecomastia is a common plastic surgery procedures performed in males. Gynaecomastia (often referred to as ‘man boobs’) is the enlargement of male breast tissue. The growth of breast tissue can be painful or tender. In most cases, both breasts get enlarged; in others, only one breast gets affected. It can happen to males of any age or weight.
Enlarged male breasts can be reduced by liposuction and/or by cutting out excess tissue. The surgery normally takes around two hours. Skin rarely needs to be removed. The scars are well hidden in the nipple and are not seen.
Results of surgery are permanent, although in rare cases, subsequent obesity can create a an effect similar to gynaecomastia. There is little downtime for this surgery. You can return to work within one week usually, if the work soes not involve strenuous activities. The patient will be advised to wear an elastic compression garment for 3-6 weeks to assist with the healing process. It is recommended that you should avoid exposing scarred areas to the sun for at least 6 months.
Risks & Complications
As with any surgery, there is the small risk of complications with vaser liposuction. At the time of your consultation, the expert we refer you to will take you through the risks in detail so that you can take an informed decision.
They will not push you for surgery. They will give you all the time and guidance you need to take a decision. They will give you a comprehensive Vaser Lipo Patient Guide to take home with you. This will answer most of your queries and concerns. If you have any further questions, you can give them a call and they will provide their expert advice. You will love them for their honesty, integrity and professionalism.
Before / After
Any form of cosmetic enhancement is very personal, so prices are bespoke dependent on your individual needs. As a rough guide, you can expect to pay £4500 – £5500.
A definitive price for your procedure will be given at your free consultation with your cosmetic surgeon or relevant specialist practitioner.
Remember, we often have offers & can sometimes price match other providers, so call us on 0800 007 5860 with any queries.