"Gynecomastia" or Enlarged breast is a swelling of the breast tissue that is seen in men. Gynecomastia can affect men of any age or weight. Male breasts are comparatively smaller when compared to the breasts of a female. But due to certain genetic reasons like, imbalance in the hormone levels of estrogen and testosterone, use of certain drugs or other unspecified reasons, men can develop enlarged breasts. The swelling may reduce over a period by itself or it can be treated with the help of a surgery called the male breast reduction.
Having large breasts can be quite devastating for a lot of men. Not only does this condition impact their self-confidence but it also significantly affects their social life. But this condition can be surgically treated.
Male breast reduction is a surgical procedure that is used to reduce the size of the male breasts. It involves the removal of excess fat and the glandular tissue to provide men with a flatter, firmer and masculine contour to the chest.Men can consider having a breast reduction if: