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  • Mommy
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    Moms deserve to look and feel beautiful. A mommy makeover restores your pre-baby-shape—or better—by combining custom breast and body contouring procedures.

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  • Liposuction

    Even very fit individuals can have persistent trouble spots. Liposuction is an excellent solution to stubborn bulges on your abdomen, flanks, arms, legs, neck, and more.

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  • Breast
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    Dr. Chang specializes in breast augmentation to help women have the fuller, shapelier breasts they want—and the confidence that goes with them.

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Gynecomastia

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.

The Basics of Gynecomastia

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.

Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia) Before & After Photos

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.
  • Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia) case #69 before photo
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    Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia) case #69 after photo
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    Case #69

    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 

  • Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia) case #52 before photo
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    Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia) case #52 after photo
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    Case #52

    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 

How Is Gynecomastia Treated?

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:

  • Liposuction: Simple liposuction of the chest can remove fat deposits and leave behind a sculpted appearance with nearly no visible scarring.
  • Surgical excision: More severe cases may require excision of the entire mammary gland. Although more invasive than liposuction, the excision technique can create results that last indefinitely and still minimize scarring.
  • Skin tailoring: Sometimes skin tailoring is necessary to maximally improve the overall contour and shape of the male breast.

To learn about your options for improving your chest, please request your consultation online or call us at (410) 740-9330 to book your visit.

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Dr. Chang giving back

Dr. Chang has traveled abroad with various organizations including ReSurge International (formerly Interplast) and Hospital de la Familia to such remote places such as Nuevo Progreso, Guatemala, Guanajuato, Mexico, and Haiti.

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Columbia Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
8860 Columbia 100 Parkway #206
Columbia, Maryland 21045
Telephone: (410) 740-9330
Fax: (410) 740-9335

Columbia Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: Dr. Eric Chang
8860 Columbia 100 Parkway #206
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 740-9330
Fax: (410) 740-9335

Monday–Friday 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Eric Chang of Columbia Aesthetic Plastic Surgery offers procedures for the face, breasts and body, including breast augmentation, eyelid surgery, face lift, liposuction, and tummy tuck. The Maryland practice serves patients from Columbia, Ellicott City, Glen Burnie, Frederick, Baltimore, and surrounding cities.