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Gynecomastia is a surgical procedure for male breast reduction for what people call these days “man boobs”. It is the removal of breast tissue and can also involve fat removal. At SpaMedica, we offer this procedure in Toronto to patients seeking to have a newer and aesthetically defined chest.

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What is Male Gynecomastia?

Male gynecomastia can arise from excessive amounts of fat in the male breast that can develop as a result of hereditary issues, diet and environmental factors. It can also occur from an increased growth in male glandular breast tissue.

Although breast cancer is uncommon, just like female breast surgery, pre-operative evaluation mammography and imaging are important to rule out any abnormalities that may be serious and require medical therapy. Once it is established that you are a candidate for male gynecomastia surgery, the procedure is most often performed under IV sedation and local anesthetic. General anesthesia is not usually required for male breast reduction surgery.

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Types of Procedures for Male Gynecomastia

For significant over development and droopiness of the breast, a formal breast lift mastopexy (removal and lift) procedure may be required. The breast lift mastopexy scar extends around and then under the areola to the under fold of the breast. Scarring can be significant from this treatment approach, so more minimal access male gynecomastia breast reduction incisions and approaches are preferable.

Traditional liposuction (SAL) may be preformed to remove the non glandular fatty tissue components of the male gynecomastia, which has the advantages of minimal scarring. Some surgeons combine this with a small incision around the areola with direct excision of the glandular tissue under the areola.

Newer techniques such as SmartLipo breast reduction, Vaser breast reduction, ultrasonic liposuction breast reduction and one of the newest, most popular techniques, radiofrequency assisted liposuction of the breast or BreastTite. All of these minimally invasive, small incision options involve inserting a cannula and probe through a small access port into the firm, fibroglandular, fatty breast tissue and inducing through ultrasonic cavitation, laser thermal heat or radiofrequency coagulation and liquefaction of the breast tissue. A gentle melting and then removal and extraction of the breast and fatty tissue follows. The addition of heat to the under surface of the skin in the matrix in the male breast results in a significant three dimensional contraction, of up to 40% resulting in a diminished or decreased need for big scar lift techniques and glandular excision procedures.

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Before and after photos of a patient who had male breast reduction

After the Completion of the Procedure

At the completion of your male gynecomastia breast reduction procedure, the postoperative treatment of the scars occurs in our laser medical skincare spa using low level laser light for rapid improvement and minimization of post liposuction irregularities are part of your package.

The SpaMedica Toronto Cosmetic Surgery Facility is a 24 hour overnight stay facility certified by the Canadian Association of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities. Most patients do not require overnight care, but male gynecomastia breast reduction patients who do other ancillary treatments and procedures such as BodyTite™ liposuction for love handles, abdomen, or VASER® liposuction and SmartLipo may require overnight stay and constant monitoring in our safe and certified facility.

Dr. Mulholland has been performing these high tech, small scar male gynecomastia procedures for 12 years and has the highest level of regard for safety and efficacy.

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How can I show Dr. Mulholland my concerns and see if I am a candidate?

Toronto male breast reduction patients should simply fill out the appointment request form or “ask a question” form and upload up to 3 photos for Dr. Mulholland to review.

How do I schedule a consultation for male breast reduction?

Simply fill out our online consultation request form or call SpaMedica now at 877-695-2835 to schedule a consultation.

Who is a candidate for male breast reduction surgery?

If you have areas of excess fat and glandular tissue under your breasts and if the contours of your breasts are projecting and look feminine, you may be a candidate for liposuction of the male breast. If you wish to change and flatten the contours of your chest, are near ideal weight or slightly overweight and desire a flatter, more masculine looking chest, by reducing the male breast tissue and contouring of the pectorals major muscle.



Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Skin Care Spa:
66 Avenue Road Suite 4
Toronto, Ontario M5R 3N8
Tel: 1-877-695-2835