Enlarged male breasts

Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia can cause men and boys to develop excessive breast tissue.

Though enlarged breasts may cause decreased confidence, there are solutions for improving the appearance of the chest.

See how Dr. Sutton Graham at the Aesthetic Center Greenville in Greenville, SC, can expertly remove your excess breast tissue.

What Is Gynecomastia?

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Gynecomastia is a common condition that causes the overdevelopment of breast tissue in men. It can affect one or both breasts. Many of those who live with the condition notice it developing during puberty. While the condition often goes away on its own after a few months to a few years, some men may require treatment to reduce the appearance of their breasts.

There are typically two techniques employed for male breast reduction at our Greenville, SC, practice.

A Real Before and After From One of Our Patients

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after gynecomastia surgery
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With help from Dr. Graham, this patient no longer has excess skin and fatty tissue enlarging his breast.

How Long Does Recovery Take?

In most cases, you should expect to take one week off work following surgery; however, chest exercises and weightlifting should be avoided for several weeks after surgery, or until cleared by Dr. Graham.

Am I a Candidate For Gynecomastia Surgery?

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Dr. Sutton Graham will be able to determine your candidacy for treatment during a consultation in Greenville, SC. During this consultation, you can discuss your concerns and medical history, and our surgeon will determine which surgical treatment may be best for you. He can then explain the procedure in greater detail.

If you're in Greenville, Spartanburg, or Asheville, and struggle with gynecomastia, we invite you to contact us online or call us at:

(864) 676-1707

We Encourage You To Seek Gynecomastia Treatment

The embarrassment surrounding male breast enlargement often prevents men from seeking treatment. If you are a male with excessive breast tissue, you are not alone. According to the Cleveland Clinic, around 50% to 60% of boys and men worldwide experience gynecomastia.

Seeking treatment can improve the contours of your chest and allow you to feel more comfortable in your body. If dieting, exercising, and completing puberty haven't reduced the fatty tissue in your breasts, our board-certified plastic surgeon may be able to help you.

Don't Ignore the Risk Of Male Breast Cancer

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Unfortunately, breast enlargement may come with very real dangers. Though gynecomastia itself is an excess of noncancerous glandular tissue, men with gynecomastia may have a higher risk of developing breast cancer.

Breast cancer in men is rare, but we encourage you to perform regular self-exams and reach out to your healthcare provider if you notice any lumps. They could be an indication of gynecomastia, but they could be cancerous, as well.

Gynecomastia Surgery Can Help After Prostate or Testicular Cancer

Gynecomastia often occurs as a result of testicular cancer or the treatment of prostate cancer. It can feel like an uphill battle to deal with gynecomastia after all you have experienced, but Dr. Sutton can help you restore your body and feel like yourself again. If your gynecomastia doesn't go away on its own, Aesthetic Center Greenville has solutions.

"Highly recommend!" Hear From Our Greenville, SC, Patients

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Robert Whitesides

2020

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Dr. Sutton Graham is very knowledgeable of not only the medical aspect of elective/corrective surgery, but also the psychological side. He sets realistic expectations, and in my experience, it went way better than I expected. Highly recommend!

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Mrs Fields

2022

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During my consultation, Dr. Sutton Graham was professional, caring and really paid attention to my needs and desires to achieve the breast reduction results I am hoping for.

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Dr. Sutton Graham

Aesthetic Center Greenville

Dr. Graham has been performing plastic surgery since 1990. He is dedicated to providing high-quality, personalized treatment, and is affiliated with several prestigious organizations, including:
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons

To learn more, contact us online or call our Greenville, SC, office at (864) 676-1707​.

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"I am very pleased with Dr. Graham and his staff! They have been incredibly kind and helpful throughout my surgery. The post-op care has also been top notch! They always respond to my concerns right away, and I always feel well cared for, and listened to." Mary V.

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