Gynecomastia Surgery Miami

Is Gynecomastia Surgery in Miami Right for You?

Gynecomastia Surgery Miami

If you're a male who's tired of living with excess breast tissue, you might be suffering from gynecomastia. Don't worry; you're far from the only man who is living with excess breast tissue. This condition affects about 40-60% of males at some point in their lives.

Fortunately, this condition is treatable with cosmetic surgery. Here's more information about gynecomastia surgery in Miami and whether it's right for you.

What Is Gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia is a condition that primarily affects men, causing them to have an excess of male breast tissue. At this time, the medical community isn't exactly sure what causes this condition. However, it is possible to have this condition taken care of by visiting a surgeon specializing in breast reduction for men.

Plan your Procedure

  • Average Cost: $4,500 - $5,500
  • Areas Treated: Men breasts
  • Anesthesia: General or local with sedation
  • Technique: Excision and/or Liposuction
  • Surgery Time: 1-2 hours
  • Follow up: 2-6 weeks
  • Recovery Time: 1-3 weeks
  • Recovery Location: Outpatient
  • Final Results: 3-6 months

Gynecomastia Surgery Candidates

There are a few guidelines as to who is a proper candidate for a male breast reduction procedure. The ideal candidates for this procedure are those who are in good overall health. It's also essential for a candidate to understand the risk of potential surgery complications, although they're rare with this procedure.

With that in mind, every person is unique. To find out if you're a candidate for this type of surgery, we encourage you to visit us at Icon Cosmetic Center. By doing this, a gynecomastia surgeon can perform a comprehensive exam to ensure you're a good candidate.

Benefits of Male Breast Reduction

  • Having a firmer and flatter chest
  • Experience a newfound sense of self-confidence
  • Being able to wear more form-fitting clothes
  • Long-lasting results, provided you don't gain too much weight post-surgery
  • Most patients can return to work in about a week

Initial Consultation With Your Gynecomastia Surgeon in Miami

After reading this article, the next step you'll take is to schedule a consultation. The consultation is a way for a breast reduction surgeon to learn more about you and what you hope to gain from gynecomastia surgery in Miami.

During your consultation appointment, your surgeon will need to know more about your current health as well as your medical history. Your surgeon will also perform an evaluation of your condition during a consultation.

Since many instances of gynecomastia are the result of imbalances with your hormones, you may also have your blood taken.

How is Gynecomastia Surgery Done?

There are several ways for a surgeon to perform breast reduction surgeries. Gynecomastia surgery is an outpatient procedure, only lasting about one to two hours. Before your surgery begins, you'll receive anesthesia to help ensure that you don't feel any pain.

The exact type of procedure you'll need depends on the severity of your gynecomastia. With that in mind, here's a closer look at the three most commonly used methods.


If you're dealing with smaller amounts of extra breast tissue, liposuction might be the only procedure you require. To start this procedure, a surgeon makes a small incision and uses a suction system to remove excess fat.


When there's excessive glandular breast tissue present, a surgeon will use an excision process to perform a partial mastectomy. This procedure is standard if you have a moderate case of gynecomastia. With excision, a surgeon removes glandular breast tissue and excess skin. This procedure might also require a surgeon to reposition your nipples.

A Combination of Liposuction and Excision Techniques

With more severe gynecomastia cases, surgeons combine liposuction and excision techniques into a single procedure; for this procedure, it is necessary to use liposuction to remove excess breast tissue in combination with the excision of glandular tissue and skin. A surgeon might also need to reposition your nipples to complete this surgery.

Recovery After a Male Breast Reduction Surgery

It's understandable to know what recovery looks like after receiving breast reduction surgery. Don't worry about not knowing what to do after this procedure is over. Your surgeon will ensure you receive post-surgery instructions to follow. You can also contact us with any questions or concerns you might have during the recovery phase.

As with most surgical procedures, the first few days of recovery will be the toughest. During this time, we recommend you get as much rest as possible. This rest allows your body to heal; it also helps recovery time go by faster.

We also recommend that you avoid doing any bending or lifting for the first few days after your surgery. It's also important to wear your compression garments for as long as the surgeon recommends. A surgeon can also prescribe you pain medication to help deal with post-surgery soreness.

Generally speaking, patients return to their usual way of life about a week or two after breast reduction surgery.

Gynecomastia Surgery Cost in Miami

The cost of gynecomastia surgery depends on the experience of your surgeon and the duration of your procedure. When you receive this procedure at Icon Cosmetic Center, expect to pay between $4,500 to $6,500.

Male Breast Reduction Risks

When thinking about surgery to reduce the size of breast tissue, it's understandable to want to know about the risks. Considering that there are a few risks that can sometimes happen after this type of surgery, which include:

  • Excessive bleeding
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Scarring
  • Infection
  • Formation of either a hematoma or a seroma

Contact Icon Cosmetic Center Today

If you're tired of too much breast tissue affecting your life, we're here to help. Schedule a consultation at Icon Cosmetic Center to meet with our gynecomastia surgeons. Call (786) 461 1072 and and contact us today to schedule your gynecomastia surgery Miami and enjoy your new self-confidence.


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