Gynecomastia, a condition characterized by the development of breast tissue in men, can be caused by a variety of factors such as obesity, genetics, hormone imbalances, and chronic liver disease.
In some cases, significant weight loss may help to alleviate Gynecomastia in obese individuals, but surgery is often the most effective treatment option. Choosing a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon is essential if you are considering Gynecomastia Surgery in Atlanta. At Y Plastic Surgery, Dr. Asaf Yalif is a triple board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in men's plastic surgery, including Gynecomastia procedures.
Tailored to Suit You
Gynecomastia is a condition that affects many men and is characterized by an abundance of breast tissue, resulting in feminine-looking breasts, sometimes called “man boobs.” At our Alpharetta and Atlanta, GA, practice, gynecomastia sufferers undergo male breast reduction surgery by Dr. Asaf Yalif, a triple board-certified plastic surgeon who tailors the procedure to create more masculine contours for male chests.
Enhance Your Masculinity
Treating Gynecomastia can improve your appearance, confidence, and activity level for an overall lifestyle improvement. Men considering Gynecomastia Surgery travel from Atlanta and throughout Georgia to have Dr. Yalif perform the procedure. Request a consultation using the online form to discuss your goals personally with Dr. Yalif. You can also call us at (404) 822-4402 to schedule an appointment.
Experience a More Masculine Chest
Male Breast Reduction is a relatively low-risk operation. Many of our Atlanta Gynecomastia Surgery patients claim permanent benefits from the surgery, including a more pleasing appearance, better posture, less back pain, and a wider range of clothing alternatives.
It is not always clear what causes excess breast tissue in men, but it is more common than you might think. This excess breast tissue can undermine the confidence of teenage boys and men and limit their lifestyles. Dr. Yalif’s patients tell him they avoid removing their shirts at beaches or pools and participating in active sports and that they have trouble finding shirts that fit. Ideal Gynecomastia Surgery candidates:
Because medical conditions other than Gynecomastia can cause the development of excess breast tissue, you should have a doctor rule out any underlying health issues before scheduling gynecomastia surgery. As with any elective surgery, patients should be in good overall health.
Where Experience Matters
Dr. Yalif combines the skill of a fellowship-trained plastic surgeon with a warm bedside manner that puts patients at ease from the moment they meet him. He leads a small team of dedicated professionals at our boutique practice, where you'll be treated as a member of the Y Plastic Surgery family. Learn More
After your consultation for Gynecomastia Surgery Atlanta plastic surgeon, Dr. Yalif creates a surgical plan based on the consultation, which involves both a physical exam and a discussion about your cosmetic goals. He typically combines surgical removal of excess, dense tissue with liposuction of residual fat. To remove breast tissue using surgical excision, Dr. Yalif makes a well-concealed incision—usually around the areola (the darker circle of skin that surrounds the nipple). He then removes any excess fat with liposuction to create a smooth contour. If there is skin excess, the extra skin can be removed as well.
After Male Breast Reduction Atlanta plastic surgeon, Dr. Yalif, bandages the patient’s chest and fits him with a special compression garment that helps minimize swelling and maintain the new contours. These garments should be worn at all times. Patients should rest and avoid significant upper body movement for at least three days. Most patients return to work in 7 to 10 days and resume low-impact exercise in two to three weeks. Dr. Yalif will go over specific recovery instructions and any prescribed medication during pre-op appointments. Male breast reduction results are usually seen three months after the surgery when the swelling has subsided. It may take six to 12 months for the skin to tighten and conform to the new chest shape.
The results of Gynecomastia surgery will be permanent as long as the patient maintains a healthy, stable weight, but natural signs of aging will continue.
Complications following Gynecomastia surgery can include swelling, bruising, bleeding beneath the skin, infection, and fluid collection. Additional risks include deep vein thrombosis, nerve damage, incision separation, and visible scarring. Revision surgery may be required if the shape and contour of your pecs are not uniform and symmetrical following the initial procedure.
Gynecomastia surgery with Dr. Yalif averages $8,500. The surgical facility and anesthesia fees, in addition to the surgeon’s fees, are all included in the cost.
It is best to consult with your insurance provider about your coverage options. Y Plastic Surgery does offer payment and finance options for your convenience.
Renew your look with expert, personalized treatment from Dr. Y. Begin the planning process with a one-on-one plastic surgery consultation in Alpharetta or Atlanta, Georgia. We are excited to welcome you to Y Plastic Surgery!