What things affect the price of a male breast reduction surgery? I've seen price ranges for male breast reduction as wide as $3000 to $10, 000. What things make the price so variable? .

The . The cost involved will be determined by many factors. Some male gynecomastia is improved with just liposuction alone, some with a combination of liposuction and direct excision of breast tissue, and others need more formal breast reduction with skin removal and therefore more scarring... You need to consult with a plastic surgeon in your area. Best of luck to you... www.natureredefined.com.
We . We price this with some idea of the difficulty and expected length of surgery. The more of a liposuction case it is with less tissue excision directly, the more it's priced like a liposuction procedure. The more complex and like a breast reduction type procedure with extensive direct resection and nipple movement, it's priced more like a mastopexy or lift surgery, .
Location . Location in the country, doctor's experience, hospital vs office, approach used in the procedure, estimated time for the procedure, anesthesia, all drive the price of any procedure, not just breast reduction surgery. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit www.Drgrossman.Com.
Varies. Costs associated with male breast reduction surgery will depend on exactly what procedure is necessary, who is performing the procedure, anesthesia provider, facility the procedure is performed in, and even geographic location. Best to find a well experienced board certified plastic surgeon who can demonstrate significant experience helping patients in your situation. Best wishes.
How . How much the doctor want to charge and hospital fee.

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Will male breast reduction surgery improve my back pain? I know some women have back problems due to larger breasts. Could a male breast reduction improve my back issues as well? .

Breast . Breast reduction improved a woman's neck and upper back pain because of the size, weight and mobility of the breasts. Female breast reduction removes weight, and lifts the breast to firm the remaining breast tissue. Male breast reduction is not likely to have the same effect unless you are a d-cup or larger. If you have lower back pain, relief is even less likely. Since I have never examined you, i cannot give you specific advice, but a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon should be able to answer your question. Read more...
Unlikely . Unlikely unless your gynecomastia is very severe and requires removal of more than 300 grams or tissue or if you are compensating by rolling your shoulders forward to conceal the appearance. Read more...
Not Likely. Male breast reduction surgery will probably not improve back pain. Surgery done to correct gynecomastia generally improves contour, proportions, and potentially improves the patient's self-image…. Read more...

Could male breast reduction surgery improve my sleep apnea? Is it possible that my sleep apnea could improve on its own after male breast reduction? .

Sleep . Sleep apnea has many variables in its causation, some mechanical, some neurologic. But of all that is known about this condition, gynecomastia is not known to contribute to sleep apnea. It may be worthwhile to have your primary care physician refer you to a sleep lab for further evaluation. Read more...
Gynecomastia . Gynecomastia surgery has nothing to do with your apnea and you will not see any improvement in the breathing. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit www.Drgrossman.Com. Read more...
No. Sleep apnea has many variables in its causation, some mechanical, some neurologic. Obesity is a cause of sleep apnea and general weight loss may help.[ weight loss will help is your apnea is caused by obesity].But the amount fat removed with a breast reduction surgery would not have an effect. Read more...
No. I would not expect improvement of your sleep apnea after male breast reduction surgery. This operation tends to improve the contour of the chest wall, providing patients with some physical and “psychosocial” benefits. Read more...

Does insurance cover male breast reduction surgery? I have gynocomastia because of a hormonal issue. Since the breast growth was caused by a medical problem, would insurance consider male breast reduction surgery a covered procedure? .

The . The only way to see if you insurance will cover gynecomastectomy will be to meet with a provider on your plan and undergo evaluation. Bottom line is that some plans will cover and some will not. Realize too that gynecomastia from being overweight is improved on by weight loss. Dr. Edwards. Read more...
Gynecomastia . Gynecomastia or oversized male breasts may be a condition that can be treated and covered by your insurance company. It often depends on the cause of your gynecomastia and your insurance coverage. If your oversized breasts are largely glandular in nature you will have a better chance of coverage than if the overgrowth is secondary to disproportionate fat. Read more...
Depends . Depends on your age, your insurance, the clinical findings, the symptoms. Read more...
Gynecomastia . Gynecomastia or male breast enlargement is a very embarrasing condition for a lot of men. This is the number 2 operation i perform on men in my practice. Insurance does not cover it usually. Depends on your insurance plan if they include this as a covered medical condition. If you have been seein an endocrinologist for your hormonal issues, than maybe they can wirte a letter to your carrier in your support. Good luck. Read more...
Soemtimes . Soemtimes they will.I see a patient in consultation, take photos and write a letter to their insurance carrier to see if they will cover it.Most of the time they do not.www.beautybybrueck.com. Read more...
If . If you have gynecomastia that is a results of hormonal abnormalities, then you may have to raise that issue with your insurance company. Let us know how that goes. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit www.Drgrossman.Com. Read more...
Sometimes. In my experience, it is becoming more difficult to obtain authorization for correction of gynecomastia surgery. For more specific information you will need to contact your health insurance provider. Best wishes. Read more...

How much pain will I have after male breast reduction surgery? I need to go back to work as soon as possible, but I can't be on heavy-duty pain meds. Will the pain after male breast reduction surgery be manageable with aspirin or aleve (naproxen)? .

Pain . Pain after male breast reduction surgery depends on how much there is to reduce and what methods are needed to do the job. The time needed off work, will depend on the type of work you are doing. Aspirin and Aleve (naproxen) can cause bleeding, so there are usually avoided around the time of surgery. There are too many variables in you question to answer specifically. It could be a few days or a few weeks depending on your circumstances. The best way to answer this type of specific question is to see a board certified plastic surgeon who has experience with gynecomastia (male breast reduction) surgery. Thanks for the question. Drmele.Com. Read more...
Post . Post operative pain depends on the extent of surgery and your tolerance. Most of the time advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin should do the trick. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit www.Drgrossman.Com. Read more...
In . In many instances, surgeons prefer to hold off on Aspirin or Aleve (naproxen) for 10 days after surgery due to the potential increased risk of surgery. Most patients do well and return to work with tolerable pain without medication within 5 days but this may vary according to an individual's pain tolerance, technique of removal, and use of a pain pump. Read more...
Well tolerated. Although every patient has a different experience after surgery, most patients who undergo male breast reduction surgery tend to do very well from the discomfort standpoint. Much, of course will depend on the patient's specific procedure as well as concerns such as pain threshold. The plastic surgeon will be your best resource when it comes to more specific answers. Read more...

Is male breast reduction surgery a permanent solution? Before I spend the money on male breast reduction, I want to be sure it's permanent. Do male breasts ever grow back after the surgery? .

As . As long as you maintain your weight within reason, the result from gynecomastia surgery should persist. Dr. Edwards. Read more...
Male . Male breast tissue is breast tissue and fat.If you have removal and gain 50 or more pounds then you may redevelop breast hypertrophy.www.beautybybrueck.com. Read more...
Male . Male breast reduction is typically for gynecomastia, a common condition. Although there is usually no known cause, Anabolic steroids can be the culprit. Surgical treatment typically involves a combination of liposuction of the fatty tissue and direct excision of breast glandular tissue. A thin layer of breast tissue is left to minimize a contour depression on the chest at the nipple/areola area. If this tissue is exposed to steroids or other hormonal infuences, it may reoccur. Your surgeon will discuss all the risks and consequences with you when you have your consultation. Read more...
Surgical . Surgical treatment of male breast tissue (gynecomastia) is one of the most popular cosmetic operations requested by men. Treatment depends on the size and quality of the breast tissue and the quality of the breast skin. If the skin is youthful and has good skin tone, then liposuction will almost always yield a good result (up to half a kilogram per side in some cases). Those with larger breasts may need more than liposuction to remove excess fat, breast tissue, and skin to produce a flat, non-projecting chest. Most men can resume full activity after two weeks. By that time all the sutures have been removed. You'll be asked to wear a tight vest for 6 weeks to help control the swelling. There is usually very little bruising. Those that need open surgery (liposuction plus excision) will have scars on the chest, which will remain pink for months, before finally fading to the color of the surrounding skin. Results are generally persistent provided a reasonably stable weight is maintained. Read more...
Once . Once you have gynecomastia surgery it should be permanent, unless you gain a lot of weight or some hormonal catastrophe occurs. Chances of the breasts regrowing are really small. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit www.Drgrossman.Com. Read more...
Surgery Permanent. Assuming a young man has achieved a long-term stable weight and there are no “causative agents” involved, surgery may be indicated to treat persistent gynecomastia. In these cases, results achieved should be permanent. It is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. Read more...
Yes-permanent result. Male breast reduction surgery is for non-resolving breast growth in a normal/close to normal weight patients and can be pubertal, hormone induced or as side effect of medication. Once treated with a subcutaneous mastectomy or subtotal resection or aggressive liposuction, it is unusual to see recurrences. Read more...