For male patients, the development of breast tissue can be quite distressing. This unwelcome symptom can cause intense feelings of self-consciousness and embarrassment, especially at the gym, at the beach, or during intimacy. Gynecomastia can be treated with male breast reduction here in Columbia, Maryland. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Eric Chang uses the least invasive techniques possible to create sculpted, natural-looking results for male patients.
Gynecomastia is a relatively common condition that occurs when breast tissue develops on the male chest. Gynecomastia commonly starts during adolescence, but it also affects a sizeable population of adults. The development of male breast tissue can occur secondary to an underlying condition, such as a hormonal imbalance, or as the result of obesity. Very often, however, it's idiopathic---which means its cause is not known.
This 47 year old man came to Dr. Chang regarding a gynecomastia reduction, he has noted gynecomastia since his puberty years. As his weight flucuated over the years, he was finally able to keep his... View Case
This 18-year-old man developed unilateral gynecomastia during his early teenage years, and his left breast became overly large. While this condition sometimes resolves on its own, in his case, it d... View Case
The treatment indicated for gynecomastia depends on the severity of the condition. Male breast reduction is typically less involved than breast reduction for women. During your consultation, Dr. Chang evaluates your condition and makes a recommendation based on your specific concerns. The 2 main options are: