Male patients in Lafayette, LA dealing with gynecomastia can turn toDarrell L. Henderson, MD for male breast reduction surgery to restore a natural, more masculine look to their chest.
What is Gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia is the medical term for overly developed breasts in men. The condition is caused by certain medical conditions, medications, genetics and other factors. Darrell L. Henderson, MD recognizes this condition can have a negative impact on male body image and offer male breast reduction surgery for gynecomastia.
Benefits of Male Breast Reduction
- Increased self-esteem
- Improved body image
- More active lifestyle
- Improved sex life
Male Breast Reduction Procedure
Male breast reduction or gynecomastia surgery corrects this condition in men. Like breast reduction for women, male breast reduction for gynecomastia involves the removal of excess fat, skin and glandular tissue from your breast area. The most significant difference is that the male anatomy differs significantly from a women’s anatomy.
Preparing for Male Breast Reduction
As you consider male breast reduction for gynecomastia, you should rely on the experience, skills, and expertise of our plastic surgeons. During the surgery, the remaining tissue is carefully sculpted into an appropriate masculine shape for your body.
Male Breast Reduction Recovery
After your male breast reduction procedure expect to experience some discomfort, swelling, and bruising especially around the incision site. Post-operative discomfort is usually managed with prescription pain medications. Everyone has a different tolerance level to discomfort, but severe post-operative pain should always be evaluated by a medical professional. Unless your diet or future use of medications changes, expect your results to be essentially permanent.*
*Take note that individual results may vary
What Does Male Breast Reduction Cost?
We accept most insurance plans and we offer financing options through CareCredit®. The total cost depends on the procedure. After your consultation appointment, we give you a total cost that includes anesthesia, pre- and post-operative care, and other associated costs. To learn more, call our office today.
What to Expect During your Consultation
We believe exceptional patient care is a right, not a privilege. Several areas will be covered during your consultation, including:
- Your medical history
- Discussion of your concerns and goals
- Explanation of procedure and expected results
- Customized treatment plan(s)
- Applicable fees and financing information
Darrell L. Henderson, MD offers cosmetic treatments using the latest medical advances to patients in entire Acadiana region, including New Iberia, Abbeville, Lake Charles, Alexandria, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Shreveport, and Monroe. For your private consultation, contact our office today.