Male breast reduction surgery (gynaecomastia)

Spire Leicester Hospital treats increasing numbers of male cosmetic surgery patients from all over the East Midlands region and beyond. With over 20 years experience in this field, you can be assured that by choosing Spire Leicester Hospital for your cosmetic surgery, you are in expert caring hands.

What is male breast reduction (gynaecomastia surgery)?

Male breast reduction surgery removes excess breast tissue, fat and sagging skin that lead to the appearance of ‘man boobs’.

Gynaecomastia, the presence of excess breast tissue in men, can occur for a number of reasons. You may have man boobs if you have lost weight and been left with sagging skin across the chest, or they may simply be the result of age. You may have developed excess breast tissue during puberty, a common occurrence, but did not lose it when you got older. Whatever the reason, male breast reduction surgery could help to give you a flatter, firmer and more masculine chest.

Male breast reduction surgery gynaecomastia from Spire Healthcare

About male breast reduction surgery (gynaecomastia)

Excess fat, glandular tissue and skin are removed through incisions under your arm or around the nipple. The operation takes around 90 minutes and is performed under general anaesthetic, which means you will be asleep during the procedure. It is usually performed as a day case, though sometimes you may need to stay in hospital for one or two nights after your operation. You will also need to plan time off work so that you can recover at home.

As with any cosmetic procedure, it is important that you review your expectations thoroughly before you decide to proceed. Your surgeon will explain the results you can expect after male breast reduction surgery, and will discuss the associated risks and alternatives to the procedure before going ahead.

With Spire Healthcare you will see a consultant of your choice at a time that suits you. You will be treated in a premium private hospital, not a clinic, and you can be assured of our commitment to healthcare standards and infection control excellence.

Male breast reduction surgery from Spire Healthcare

With Spire Cosmetic Surgery you can select to see the consultant surgeon of your choice at a time that suits you. Read more about why Spire is the trusted choice for cosmetic surgery. You can be assured of our commitment to the highest healthcare standards.

How much does male breast reduction surgery cost?

If you would like to know the price for male breast reduction surgery, simply call your preferred Spire location to speak to a cosmetic treatment adviser, send us an online enquiry or request a callback and we will be in touch.

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*Mini consultations are an opportunity to ask any questions you may have about cosmetic surgery, and are not a formal out-patient consultation. If you wish to proceed to surgery, a full out-patient consultation will be required.

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