Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is the name given to breast enlargement in men. It may be unilateral or bilateral. It is characterized by localized fat excess, excessive development of glandular tissue or both. It is a common condition in men of any age and may be the result of hormonal changes, heredity conditions, disease, or use of certain medications. Gynecomastia can cause emotional discomfort and impair confidence.

Often, only liposuction is required for treatment of gynecomastia. In larger cases, it is necessary a small incision that is hidden in the areola. The result will be quite satisfactory. The hospital recovery is short, and the patient returns to its normal activity in a very convenient amount of time.