Male Breast Reduction
You may not be aware of it, but many men are affected by overly large breasts, or gynecomastia, that can be treated through male breast reduction in San Jose. Although this condition can stem from a variety of causes, the effects are usually the same: self-consciousness, emotional distress, and avoidance of many physical activities. If you have tried diet and exercise and have not seen improvement, there is still something that you can do. Dr. Vincent Lepore, a Stanford-trained and board-certified plastic surgeon, performs surgery to correct gynecomastia.
Dr. Lepore treats his patients with care and respect, so you can be certain that your questions will be answered and you will have all the information you need about your surgery. To discuss male breast reduction with Dr. Lepore, request your free cosmetic consultationrequest your free cosmetic consultation online or call his office at 408-356-4241.
What to Expect
Male breast reduction in San Jose can address excess fat, excess glandular tissue, or both. Depending on what is causing gynecomastia, several different techniques can be used.
- Dr. Lepore may use liposuction in San Jose, CA if your gynecomastia is caused primarily by excess fat.
- Surgical removal, or excision, may be necessary if glandular tissue, excess fat, and excess skin are the primary concerns. Excision also will be required if your areolas and nipples need to be reduced or repositioned.
Your New Look
After breast reduction surgery, most men feel a wonderful new self-confidence. You may find that you feel better both in and out of your clothes and are able to enjoy physical activity more than you did before.