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Breast Reduction for Men Des Moines

Dr. Robbins is Iowa’s only quadruple board certified plastic surgeon. Learn more about Dr. Robbins, his medical practice called Des Moines Plastic Surgery™, and male breast reduction surgery. Des Moines Plastic Surgery™ has a fully accredited operating suite on site. This allows patients more privacy and continuity of care.

Gynecomastia Correction

Despite being a relatively common condition, gynecomastia, or enlarged male breasts, can be psychologically and emotionally devastating for affected men. If you haven’t achieved the results you desire through diet and exercise alone, it may be time to consider male breast reduction. Male breast reduction surgery with Dr. Robbins can give you the flatter, firmer, more masculine chest you desire.

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Sometimes liposuction alone can correct gynecomastia.
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Other cases require surgical removal of glandular breast tissue or skin.
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Incision patterns vary.
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Sometimes excision and liposuction are both necessary.
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The result is a flatter chest contour.

Dr. Robbins is Iowa’s only quadruple board certified plastic surgeons. Dr. Robbins is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Laser Surgery. His specialty is cosmetic surgery. If surgery is not for you, Des Moines Plastic Surgery™ offers CoolSculpting. This is a nonsurgical solution that works on male breasts and other areas of the body where there are pockets of fat. CoolSculping freezes the fat and the body discards of this fat naturally over a 12 week period. Two treatments are recommended for optimal results. The best part is that there is no downtime and no surgery!

When to Consider Male Breast Reduction

If you’re self-conscious about size and shape of your chest, you may want to consider male breast reduction. Surgery is ideal for men who:

  • Are healthy and do not smoke
  • Have clear cosmetic goals
  • Have stabilized breast development
  • Are at or near their ideal body weight

As a general rule, surgery is not recommended for severely overweight men because the problem may correct itself through diet and exercise. Additionally, men who smoke marijuana or take anabolic steroids are not good candidates for surgery because these drugs can contribute to gynecomastia. To determine if you are a good candidate, you should schedule a cosmetic consultation with Dr. Robbins at Des Moines Plastic Surgery™.

FAQs

  • What causes gynecomastia?

    In most cases, it’s difficult to pinpoint the exact cause of gynecomastia. However, certain drugs (marijuana and anabolic steroids), hormonal changes and weight fluctuations may increase the size of your chest. Genetic factors may also play a role in development.

  • What happens during male breast reduction?

    Surgery will take place in Des Moines Plastic Surgery™’s own fully accredited in-office operating room. Male breast reduction is an outpatient procedure (you’ll be able to return home the same day as surgery) and requires general anesthesia. Once you’re comfortable, Dr. Robbins will remove excess skin, tissue and fat. Incisions are typically made around the edge of the areola or within the armpits. In some cases, Dr. Robbins may also use liposuction to remove additional excess fat. At the conclusion of surgery, all incisions will be secured with sutures. Surgical drains may also be placed near the incisions sites to collect excess fluid build-up. Male breast reduction is usually completed in 1-2 hours.

  • What is the recovery like after male breast reduction?

    Swelling, bruising and discomfort are all common during the first several days. During this initial stage of recovery, you will need to take time off from work and other routines to recuperate. Most men feel up to resuming work and light physical activities within a week, but strenuous lifting and exercise should be avoided for approximately a month. The final results of your procedure will appear over the course of several months as your chest gradually heals and adjusts to its’ new position.

  • Will there be noticeable scarring after surgery?

    There will be visible scarring following surgery. Your scars will fade and flatten over the course of 12-18 months, but never completely disappear. However, most of our patients do not feel self-conscious about their scars and feel the trade-off is well worth it.

  • What are the risks of male breast reduction?

    Male breast reduction carries many of the same risks of any surgical procedure including infection, adverse reaction to anesthesia, changes in sensation, scarring and blood loss. Dr. Robbins will discuss these risks with you in-depth during your consultation.

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Learn More About Male Breast Reduction in Des Moines

Are you considering male breast reduction in Des Moines? Dr. Robbins would be happy to discuss the procedure details with you during a cosmetic consultation. To schedule your consultation at our Des Moines office today, please call us at 515-221-9999 or send us an email by clicking on Contact Us.

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