Gynecomastia is the medical word used for enlarged male breasts. It is a condition that can create a female-like chest due to abnormally growing breast tissue. In many cases, gynecomastia is related to an underlying hormonal issue. This condition can also be due to certain medications, steroids, obesity, or genetics. Males with this issue typically feel anxious and embarrassed, especially in circumstances where the upper body and chest are seen such as by the pool or in the gym. Midland, MI Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. David Yonick offers male breast reduction surgery for men who have gynecomastia. This surgical procedure has a high success rate. It is considered one of the more popular cosmetic procedures for men at Yonick Plastic Surgery.
Male breast reduction surgery is a procedure for men who have enlarged breasts that cannot be reduced with a healthy lifestyle or exercise and diet. If you are frustrated by the appearance of your chest and are physically healthy, you may benefit from gynecomastia surgery at Yonick Plastic Surgery. Teenagers may also benefit from gynecomastia surgery; however, a secondary procedure may be warranted later during adulthood if abnormal breast tissue continues to form. During your first appointment with Dr. Yonick, treatment options will be given and may include the possibility of undergoing surgery to repair the condition.
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"Prior to choosing a facility, I researched multiple offices in Midland and Bay City. Yonick Plastic Surgery was the only facility that had a board certified plastic surgeon who owned and operated the business, all while performing many of the procedures himself. Initially I met with Dr. Yonick and his certified nurse practitioner and they both put my mind at ease. I was unsure of where to begin with my journey towards youthful skin, and they were able to provide me with multiple options, but ultimately helped me decide on the best plan based on my budget and expectations. While Dr. Yonick was extremely knowledgeable, Karen Yonick, APRN was the star of the show. Karen was flexible with my schedule, highly intelligent, and very personable. She performed all of the procedures herself and I couldn’t be happier with the outcome. Karen was very meticulous and took her time with me. I never felt rushed or felt like i was a burden. After my procedures Karen provided me with an inexpensive skin care regimen that takes less than than three minutes to complete. I would only trust my skin with knowledgeable, educated, experts and I found all of that and more at Yonick Plastic Surgery."- S.F. / Google / Nov 11, 2018
"For the middle aged woman that wants to reverse time, doesn’t want to look “fake,” and expects professionalism, finding Yonick Plastic Surgery was like finding a diamond in a sea of rocks. Dr. Yonick and his wife, Karen treated me with professionalism and guidance while always considering cost and long term skin goals. We all want to turn back time without losing the uniqueness of our face. Their lasers and skin care treatment line are helping me achieve that look of mature youth. Often, you will have to travel to a large city to find individuals with their education, credentials, and skills. We are so lucky to have Dr. Yonick and Karen in central Michigan. They are the dynamic duo. My skin looks and feels better than it has in years."- T.J. / Google / Nov 11, 2018
"I like dr Yonik’s office, I like the people, how they treat you, everything is done with a lot of professionalism. They listen, they care. They take you serious and make you feel comfortable."- ML / Office Visit / Nov 15, 2018
"I would definitely recommend Dr. Yonick. He is great. The whole staff is very impressive. Great people to work with. Dr. Yonick genuinely cares about his patients and his performance in surgery. They helped me be me. They are all wonderful."- B / Office Visit / Nov 06, 2018
Liposuction is typically used during surgery for gynecomastia. With the patient safely under general anesthesia, liposuction is applied to decrease excess pockets of fat from the chest wall. Next, any skin showing laxity will be removed to create a more tightened appearance, and then the areola and nipple will be placed into a proper position. In most cases, this method requires a small incision close to where the glandular tissue collects. Once the fat and loose skin have been removed, Dr. Yonick will pull the existing skin.
What To Expect
Following gynecomastia treatment, your chest will be secured with a medical garment to help try and eliminate bruising and swelling. In advanced cases where a reconstructive method was used, a drainage tube may be placed to assist with fluid. The surgical results following male breast reduction surgery are immediately noticeable and most patients are extremely satisfied with the physical change. The incisions made during treatment take several weeks to heal and scarring is usually barely seen. With your enhanced chest, you can get permission from Dr. Yonick to engage in exercise and strength training, which will complement the end results.
Plan Your Procedure
Restore your Masculine Chest
If you suffer from the side effects of gynecomastia, we welcome you to get in touch with our office to schedule a private consult with Dr. Yonick to learn more about male breast reduction surgery at Yonick Plastic Surgery. With his surgical expertise, Dr. Yonick can provide you with the results you desire. We have worked with many Midland, MI men and have enjoyed watching them reclaim their confidence.