C. U. Kesh Nawada, M.D.

1121 1st St S, Winter Haven, FL 33880

Nawada Plastic Surgery
C. U. Kesh Nawada, M.D.

1121 1st St S
Winter Haven, FL 33880
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GYNECOMASTIA

Gynecomastia (Male Breast Reduction Surgery) - Winter Haven, Tampa, Orlando, Central FL

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Overview

Gynecomastia is a condition characterized by having excessive fat and tissue either in just one breast or both of a man. This condition may cause low self-confidence and poor body image. During the initial consultation with Winter Haven plastic surgeon, Dr. Kesh Nawada, patients will have the opportunity to discover their personal aesthetic goals as well as hear Dr. Nawada's professional recommendations. Many men have visited Dr. Nawada for male breast reduction surgery from Tampa, Orlando, and across Central Florida, because they feel self-conscious about having a chest that appears and feels more feminine than desired. The ideal candidate is a healthy male who exercises regularly and has excessive breast tissue and fat that is resistant to exercise. The end result will leave the patient with a more masculine-looking pectoral region by revealing a more flat and firm chest.

Surgical Technique

Breast reduction surgery for men is done through a special liposuction technique. Some men with milder cases of gynecomastia may only require liposuction to attain good results. This is performed to remove the fatty tissue residing under the skin. During this approach, a small incision is made around the areola (intra-areolar). This allows access for a suction device to move through the chest and remove fat and tissue. In severe gynecomastia cases, an en bloc resection of excessive breast tissue and tightening of loose skin may be necessary. This includes nipple grafting and may require a staged surgery.

During/After Surgery

All male breast reduction procedures are performed under general anesthesia as an outpatient procedure at an accredited surgical facility. The surgery typically lasts about an hour. Following surgery, there will be some swellingll not.  and a compression garment should be worn for 1-2 weeks. Most patients are able to resume normal work schedules within a few days and incorporate exercise within 4 weeks. This surgery allows men to feel more confident when exposing their chest due to a firmer, flatter chest. In most cases, scarring is inconspicuous.

Expected Cost

The cost of male breast reduction varies based on the extent of the surgery. The cost for gynecomastia surgery runs from $4,950 to $8,000 depending on the patient's particulars.

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Average Cost  
$4,500 - $6,000
Recovery Time  
1-4 Weeks
Average Procedure Time  
1-2 Hours
Post-op Follow-up  
5-7 Days
Procedure Recovery Location  
Outpatient
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Male Breast Reduction FAQ’s

Will This Help my Pecs?

Every man is born with some soft tissue covering his pectoralis muscles. When this breast tissue overgrows into larger breasts, the pecs are often hidden. Through male breast reduction surgery, the excessive tissue is removed so the natural contour and shape of the chest wall can be seen. Men who wish to tone and strengthen their chest muscles will have equal opportunity to do so. Strength training will help lead to optimal results once this tissue has been removed.

Is Liposuction Always Needed?

In most cases, yes. The soft tissue and fat that collects in excess will need to be removed using liposuction. There are many liposuction techniques to consider. Some are less invasive and can help the skin become tighter on the chest wall. These methods can be discussed during your consultation.

What About Scarring?

Incisions for this surgery are well concealed. They are usually placed around or near the areola and are typically small enough that scarring is minimized. Over time, the incision lines will fade and become almost nonexistent for most men.

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* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary. Prices given are for information only and can vary from patient to patient, or case by case, based on many factors like age, conditions and size of the anatomical area(s) needing to be dealt with and/or medical conditions and length of surgery, etc. Quoted prices may include: Surgeon’s Fee, Facility Fee, Anesthesia Fee and the cost of Post-Op Garments (Liposuction patients only).

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