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Liposuction for Male Breasts in New York

The male breast is composed of fat (adipose) and connective (fibrous glandular) tissue.

Liposuction for male breasts is a cosmetic procedure used to remove unwanted pouches of fat without damaging the skin or surrounding muscles. Liposuction for men on the breasts, abdomen, flanks and jowls are the most common areas treated. Male breast tissue is usually located immediately under the nipple and is firmer than the surrounding fatty tissue.

A mammogram can help the doctor asses where the fatty tissue is located. It is easier to remove fatty tissue located near the breast than it is in the glandular region.

Liposuction is performed with a typically smaller tube inserted into small incisions in the breast. Unwanted tissue is then removed through a suction pump carried through the small tubes. Local anesthesia is used throughout the procedure to keep the patient at ease, and after surgery is complete, stitches will be placed along incision lines. Compression devices should be applied 18 to 24 hours post surgery in order to avoid bleeding and bruising.

Laser liposuction is a procedure found to be very successful among men that have relatively normal weight, but isolated pockets of fat, such as the breast. Because lasers emit heat, the skin contracts, giving a tightening affect as well. Laser liposuction used in conjunction to surgical liposuction can yield the best results depending on the patient’s goals. Laser liposuction used alone is generally used for body contouring, achieving a normal breast shape, instead of used as a weight loss solution.

Liposculpture For Males

Men accumulate fat on their bodies differently than women. The most common place for liposuction for the male patient is the waist and back, also known as love handles. Male patients tend to carry their weight in their midsection, while women tend to be more bottom heavy. The abdomen and male breasts are also places that have been treated. Especially those who suffer from gynecomastia, a benign condition where a hormonal imbalance that normally occurs during pubescence causes the development of male breasts.

Tumescent liposculpture works similarly to a normal standard liposuction procedure, which is the removal of excess body fat by means of suctioning the fat through small cannulas inserted into small incisions.

Liposculpture by NYC’s leading dermatologic surgeon, Dr. Rokhsar, is a more advanced form of liposuction. It’s the removal and reshaping of the fat in areas such as the stomach, chin, and neck. It works by using a tumescent fluid to both numb and help liquefy the fat. The anesthetic solution is injected to help constrict the arteries and blood vessels in the treated area in order to keep bleeding and swelling to a minimum. Liposculpture is also performed under local anesthesia which eliminates risks associated with general anesthesia and sedation. After the fluid is injected, small incisions are made and a micro-cannula is inserted into the treatment location. Unwanted fat is then removed by a high-pressure vacuum.

Liposculpture is a minimally invasive procedure, which decreases the patient’s downtime post procedure significantly. The recovery will allow the patient to return to work two to three days afterward and physical exercise can resume shortly after. Because the procedure removes fat and contours the body, Liposculpture will leave the patient with more even results.

Male Breasts Liposuction Before and After

Gynecomastia Treatment beforeGynecomastia Treatment after

* This is before and after of minimally invasive lipo of neck and jawline done under local anesthesia. Results are significant with minimal downtime.

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About author - Dr. Cameron Rokhsar

Dr. Cameron Rokhsar

Dr. Cameron Rokhsar is the founder and owner of New York Cosmetic Skin & Laser Surgery Center. With degrees from Harvard University and NYU, along with multiple publications and media features, the double board-certified dermatologist and laser surgeon proudly shares his expertise with patients in Garden City, Manhattan, and those who fly in to receive treatments at his offices. Dr. Rokhsar has worked extensively with Vbeam laser, Thermitight, Coolsculpting, and Fraxel laser technology, as well as Allergan and other injectable brands. He pioneered the Non-Surgical Nose Job and continues to be a leader in his field.

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