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Algonquin Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia)

Enlarged male breasts is a common condition. It is estimated to effect 40 to 60 percent of all American men. Many factors can contribute to this condition: a history of cancer, liver disorders, or the use of certain drugs (anabolic steroids, alcohol, estrogen medications, etc.). You may also be one of the many men Illinois plastic surgeon Dr. Thors treats who suffer from enlarged breasts for an unknown cause.

Desired Results of Male Breast Reduction Plastic Surgery

A male breast reduction procedure with Algonquin plastic surgeon Dr. Thors can give you more masculine, trim, contoured chest. Your self-confidence may be enhanced through this improvement in your physical appearance.

Your Individual Goals

During the complimentary consultation with Dr. Thors, you will realistically discuss your goals. Together you will decide the details of the procedure as well as any other realistic improvements that can be addressed during your male breast reduction plastic surgery. You will set a date for surgery and be given instructions about how to prepare.

Breast Reduction Procedure Detail

A breast reduction procedure is  be performed under general or local anesthesia. During a male breast reduction procedure, Algonquin plastic surgeon Dr. Thors may remove excess glandular tissue or perform liposuction. Dr. Thors will remove any excessive fat, skin, or glandular tissue. Scarring is usually minimal and inconspicuous. With proper care, scars can fade over time.

Call our Algonquin, Illinois plastic surgery office at 847-458-8808 to schedule your personal consultation with board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Thors.