Male Breast Reduction

It can be tough to live the life you want when you feel self-conscious about your body. Body issues can affect the way you feel about yourself, how you carry yourself and the image you project to others. This affects men just as much as women, although men may not be as comfortable sharing their insecurities.

One very common concern for men is excess fat and breast tissue that can result in an actual deformity of the chest area, sometimes resulting in a feminine-looking chest. Dr. Rose has helped numerous men to achieve the toned, firm chest that they want through male breast reduction at his Provo and Salt Lake City area practice.
About Male Breast Reduction

Many men have gynecomastia, or enlarged breasts. For most of these men, no amount of dieting or exercise will significantly improve the appearance of the chest. Having a less-than-masculine chest can limit your clothing choices and keep you from participating in activities such as swimming or running. Dr. Rose performs male breast reduction for Utah men who want:

  • A firmer, flatter, more masculine looking chest
  • Improved appearance both in and out of clothing
  • Increased confidence and a more active lifestyle

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The Procedure

In most men, enlarged breasts are a result of excess fatty tissue and breast glandular tissue. In some cases, liposuction near Salt Lake City can provide all the reduction and shape that is needed. This involves inserting a small tube, called a cannula, to suction out the excess fat and decrease the size of the breasts or chest.

When a greater degree of reduction is required, or when there is more sagging skin, surgical removal may be a better option. In this case, a small incision is made, usually around the nipple, through which the excess tissue, fat, and skin is removed. Liposuction may be incorporated into this procedure as well, which results in a tighter, flatter, more toned looking chest.

Dr. Rose performs male breast reduction as an outpatient procedure at his on-site surgery center.

If you would like to learn more about male breast reduction at our Provo, Orem & Salt Lake City area practice, click here to request a FREE cosmetic surgery consultation with Dr. Rose. Or you can call The Rose Clinic at 801-375-ROSE (7673) and one of our helpful staff members will schedule your appointment.

Testimonials

First and foremost I would like to express my sincerest appreciation and thanks to Dr. Rose. As I've come to realize from the many nurses, physical therapist and other staff at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, we were very fortunate to have had Dr. Rose be the attending surgeon for wife's injury. As I understand now, he is one of the country's best in this field of expertise. Everyone that we've spoken with about him has had nothing but praise about his medical talents and ability. We feel very fortunate to have had Dr. Rose to do her surgery. By the way, I had my first opportunity to see the surgical incision and his work today when my wife was at her physical therapy appointment. His suture work could probably qualify him to be a seamstress for Armani Clothes! Wow! Nice Work!

Please let Dr. Rose know of our great appreciation and admiration for him.J

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