Gynecomastia - Male Large Breast

Gynecomastia - Male Large Breast

Gynecomastia refers to abnormal breast growth in men. The onset of breast growth usually occurs during adolescents. Male breast growth may occur in temporary spurt or slowly over the course of time. Gynecomastia can also be seen in men who are advancing in age. In these cases male hormones decrease, muscle mass goes down and the effects of gravity result the sagging of the breast tissue in addition of the the increased ratio of the body fat. The good news is that surgical procedures can address this issue with excellent results.

The degree of gynecomastia differs from patient to patient. Plans for the surgical treatment depends on the individual situation. Fat formations, breast tissue and sagging skin will affect the course of surgical action. Excess skin may be removed usually from the bottom of the breast. Incisions are generally 1-2 cm and the excess tissue is removed, leaving a very small scar. In some cases scars are more noticeable but this is generally in most severe cases.