Male Breast Reduction
For some men in St. Petersburg seeking plastic surgery, there are aspects of their bodies that will never change, no matter how fit they are. If you are researching breast reduction, you know that excessive breast tissue, often caused by a medical condition called gynecomastia, can cause great emotional discomfort and impair your confidence.
For the special needs of his male cosmetic surgery patients, Dr. Kailash Narasimhan blends his knowledge as a double board-certified plastic surgeon with his understanding of the best way to improve your appearance. If you're considering male breast reduction, request a consultation with Dr. Narasimhan using his online form or call our office at (727) 289-7119.
Why Choose Dr. Narasimhan
Dr. Narasimhan is an excellent choice for your cosmetic procedure for many reasons, including:
- Double board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology
- Highly trained in procedures of face, breast, and body
- Passion for cosmetic procedures and patient care
- Compassionate care and attention to detail
It is estimated that up to 65% of all teenage boys experience gynecomastia - literally translated as "woman-like breasts" - as a result of hormonal changes. Most boys outgrow gynecomastia within a few years, but 10 to 15% will carry their problem into adulthood. For these patients, breast reduction is usually the only way to reshape and streamline the chest. Reasons for gynecomastia may include:
- Hormonal changes
- Hereditary conditions
- Use of certain drugs
Is Male Breast Reduction for You?
Dr. Narasimhan's approach to plastic surgery comes with the understanding that your general well-being is linked closely to the way you feel about your appearance. His philosophy - along with his skilled surgical technique — helps men seeking breast reduction to achieve the physical health and emotional happiness they want. You may be a candidate for breast reduction if:
- Your condition cannot be corrected through alternative medical treatments
- You are a non-smoker and have maintained a stable weight
- You want to change your lifestyle for the better by relieving physical symptoms of gynecomastia
How Much Does Gynecomastia Surgery Cost?
Although we cannot quote a specific price without an in-person consultation, the physician fees (depending on the extensiveness of the surgery) range from $2,100 to $3,800.
The Success of Your Surgery
As with any surgical procedure, the best way to take charge of the success of your breast reduction is by choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Narasimhan. Following his specific post-surgical instructions will help you achieve satisfying results and a comfortable recovery.
Light activity can be resumed a day or two after your surgery. Dr. Narasimhan requires patients to avoid strenuous activity for 4 to 6 weeks. You should be able to enjoy your more masculine chest appearance for many years after surgery, though excessive weight gain or use of certain drugs may cause gynecomastia to reoccur.
Are you ready to take the next step toward improved happiness and self-confidence? For additional questions about plastic surgery, request a consultation with Dr. Narasimhan or call the office of Narasimhan Plastic Surgery at (727) 289-7119.