Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia in Washington D.C.

gynecomastia before and after

At Widder Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery Center in Vienna, VA, board-certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Shlomo Widder, performs gynecomastia surgery for men who have surplus breast tissue. Gynecomastia is a condition that causes men to have overly large or feminine looking breasts. This is a very common medical condition that impacts men in the early stages of puberty and beyond. Unfortunately, diet and exercise may minimize this appearance but doesn’t eliminate it. Therefore, many men undergo gynecomastia treatment to reduce the appearance of large breasts. The results produce a chiseled masculine physique that reunites patients with their self-confidence.

Dr. Widder’s many patients trust him because of his genuine care, natural aesthetic eye, years of experience, and incredible results. Patient well-being is Dr. Widder’s utmost priority, and he will do everything he can to provide you with the natural results you want in the safest manner. 

To learn more about gynecomastia in Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia, call (703)-506-0300 or schedule a consultation with Widder Plastic Surgery today!

What to Expect

A male breast reduction surgery is an effective method of treatment for gynecomastia. Usually performed as an outpatient procedure with local anesthesia, the surgeon will use a combination of liposuction and tissue excision to decrease the size of the breasts and remove any unnecessary fat and tissue. Using liposuction, fat is removed through small incisions made on each side of the chest, along the edge of the areola, or within the armpit, depending on the best and safest technique to meet your cosmetic needs.

Other Considerations

Gynecomastia can affect one or both of the breasts, in different ways. In most cases, it is not a serious condition, but it can cause some physical ailments such as back pain and emotional stress from embarrassment. Male breast reduction surgery not only removes excess breast tissue and fat in men, but also sculpts the chest for a more masculine look. In more severe cases of gynecomastia, patients may require a tissue excision. During a tissue excision, the surgeon is able to remove more tissue and skin than with liposuction alone. Following male breast reduction surgery, no matter the technique used, you will experience bruising and swelling on and around the chest area for the first couple of weeks. Although you may feel sore after surgery, this will subside after a few days. Some men may experience a loss of sensation in the chest area, but this is only temporary. Each patient will experience a different healing process and should follow the surgeon’s care instructions for optimal results.

Quality. Beauty. Safety

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Dr. Shlomo Widder has many years of experience as one of Northern Virginia’s top plastic surgeons. Patients choose Dr. Widder because of his unmatched knowledge, care, attention to detail, safety measures, and results. Discover how Widder Plastic Surgery can help you by scheduling a consultation today!

Best Candidates

The best candidates for male breast reduction surgery have been diagnosed with gynecomastia and have tried other treatments such as diet, exercise, or medication. The most favorable candidates are those who are in good health, but need assistance getting rid of excess fat and tissue in the breasts. Patients with other medical conditions should discuss their medical history thoroughly with a surgeon prior to surgery.

Next Steps

Although gynecomastia is a common condition that is not life-threatening, it may cause you to feel insecure about your appearance. If you suffer from gynecomastia and are considering male breast reduction surgery, please schedule a consultation to learn more about your treatment options. We will work closely with you to create a care plan that best suits your needs and cosmetic goals, answer any questions you may have, and inform you of the procedure’s intricacies.

gynecomastia before and after

Dr. Widder’s expertise, talent, and excellent reputation have solidified him as one of the very best breast augmentation surgeons in the Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, and Maryland areas for many years. Patients from Washington D.C., Potomac, Chevy Chase, McLane, Great Falls, Vienna, and many other towns frequently visit Widder Plastic Surgery because of our longstanding notoriety.

If you are ready to experience the amazing results and quality of care that so many of our patients enjoy, we invite you to contact Widder Plastic Surgery online or call the office at 703-506-0300 for your gynecomastia consultation today!