Gynecomastia (enlargement of male breast tissue) affects over half of all men. A smooth, contoured chest can be achieved through a procedure known as a male breast reduction. Male breast reductions may be performed using liposuction, an incision to remove excess tissues or a combination of the two.
Nipple inversion affects between 10-20% of all men and women and can be a cause of self-consciousness for many of those affected. Nipple inversion may occur in various grades or forms, sometimes affecting only one nipple or the nipple may protrude under certain circumstances, but is primarily in an inverted state. Fortunately, inverted nipple correction is a relatively simple procedure that can correct undesired nipple inversion.
A nipple or areola reduction can be performed if nipples are too large, hanging, or over-projecting. It is not recommended in women who plan on breastfeeding. During the procedure, a ring of skin is removed from the base of the nipple and the incision is closed with dissolvable sutures. This procedure can be performed in the clinic under local anesthesia.
Breast reconstruction is used for women who have lost one or both breasts during a mastectomy or who lack breasts due to a congenital or developmental abnormality. The procedure restores a symmetric appearance of the breasts, maintains body proportions, allows clothes to fit better, and most importantly, boosts self-confidence.