Gynecomasty (Male Breast Reduction)

This plastic surgery alleviates abnormally large male breasts.

The plastic surgery procedure

Excess fatty tissue is removed via liposculpture or Mini-Invasive surgery leaving a minimal scar around the areola.

Length of Procedure

1 to 3 hours.

Anesthesia used

Neuroleptoanesthesia (deep sedation) or general, plus local sedation.


This plastic surgery requires a short stay of less than 6 hours.

Post-operative Care

  • Antibiotics
  • An elastic garment is worn for the first 2 to 4 weeks post-op
  • Physical activities are restricted during the first week following plastic surgery
  • No sunbathing for 2 to 4 weeks post-op

Post-operative Treatment

Sutures are removed 3 to 7 days following surgery.