Gynecomastia is simply enlarged breast tissue in men. Many different factors can lead to this condition occurring, though fluctuations in hormone levels - particularly during puberty and midlife - are typically the source. Lifestyle or medical factors can also play a part. Male breast reduction is a common and highly successful procedure for surgically removing the excess breast tissue.
For over 12 years, Dr. Livingston has been developing and refining processes to help men improve their quality of life through gynecomastia correction surgery.
3 in 5 men will develop gynecomastia or related symptoms in their lifetime.
The most common occurrences are hereditary, followed by numerous other factors that could lead to Gynecomastia.
Male breast reduction surgery is quickly becoming one of the most common and popular male plastic surgery procedures.
Depending on the severity of your condition and whether or not you’re experiencing pain or discharge, you may require surgery to remove excess fatty tissue. If your gynecomastia does not clear up on its own, surgery can correct it.FIND OUT IF YOU’RE A CANDIDATE
Since opening his practice in 2003, Dr. Chris Livingston has become one of Houston's premier cosmetic and reconstructive surgeons. He is a board-certified member of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and has received Houston’s Top Doctors honors from H Texas magazine, a Super Doctors award, and numerous fellowships. Dr. Livingston also serves as a plastic surgery consultant to WebMD.MORE ABOUT DR. LIVINGSTON