This website contains imagery which is only suitable for audiences 18+

Male Breast Reduction/ Man Boob Surgery Sydney

(Gynaecomastia)

 

Male breast reduction, or gyno surgery, aims to remove unwanted breast fat from the male chest.

Gynaecomastia Surgery Sydney

Male Breast Reduction (Gynaecomastia Surgery)

Surgery Overview

Gynaecomastia surgery, also called male breast reduction, is a surgery performed on the male chest. The procedure removes excess, unwanted glandular tissue, fat and skin that can create the appearance of female breasts.

Male gynaecomastia is an excess growth of the male breast tissue and may be present in one breast or both breasts. The condition is common at any age, but it most often begins during puberty due to changes in hormones. It may develop as a result of:

  • Hormonal changes
  • Weight gain
  • Genetic conditions
  • Diseases, such as liver disease
  • Certain medications
  • Steroids
  • Use of non-prescription or recreational drugs (Cannabis)

 

 

Gynaecomastia can cause emotional discomfort and is a condition that affects up to two-thirds of the population of men. The condition can make the male chest look overly large and protuberant due to the excess growth of glandular tissue. This excess breast tissue can also cause a man’s breasts to sag and stretch the areola (the dark skin around the nipple). It can also be painful or cause discomfort, especially when exercising.

To treat these concerns, breast surgeons may perform surgery. Dr Yunaev at the Sydney Breast & Body Clinic is highly skilled in creating tailored surgical plans. He will assess your condition and goals and work with you to develop a plan for male breast reduction (gynaecomastia surgery) that suits you.

Hear Dr Yunaev talk about

“The Most Common Causes of Gynaecomastia (Man Boobs)”

Hear Dr Yunaev talk about

“Man Boobs? – What Are Your Treatment Options For Gynaecomastia?”

Before & After Gallery

What can male breast reduction (gynaecomastia) surgery do for me?

Dr Yunaev’s approaches to surgery

Negative approaches to the procedure

Am I a good candidate for surgery?

Your consultations with Dr Yunaev

Surgery recovery and aftercare

Risks and complications

Why choose Dr Yunaev for gyno surgery in Sydney

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question for Dr Yunaev on this procedure?

Your question will be answered within 24 hours by Dr Yunaev; a Specialist Breast and General Surgeon with extensive training and experience.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
  • Gyno Surgery Sydney
  • Gyno Surgery Sydney
  • Gyno Surgery Sydney
  • Gyno Surgery Sydney

“My team and I are committed to tailoring a personalised approach to you and your concerns so that you may benefit from our expertise and we can meet your expectations.” Dr Michael Yunaev
MS (Breast Surgery), BreastSurgANZ Breast Fellow, Aesthetic Breast and Body Fellow, FRACS (General Surgery), MPH, BMedSc (Hons).

Related Blog Posts

07 June 2024

What Price Should I Be Paying for Male Breast Surgery (Gynecomastia)?

One of the most common queries we receive about all procedures is related to price. This makes sense, especially for those who are new to the world of cosmetic/functional surgery and have no benchmark or ballpark figures to work with. Male breast surgery, …

Read more

01 June 2023

Gyno Surgery Aftercare: How To Speed Up Your Recovery

Gynaecomastia surgery will inevitably be accompanied by a recovery process, that can be quite lengthy if a patient doesn’t follow the most important aftercare instructions. Not following your recovery instructions can slow down your body’s healing process and even cause complications that can …

Read more

15 May 2023

Gyno Surgery in Sydney: How To Prepare for Consultation

Before having a gynaecomastia procedure, you’ll need to meet your surgeon for a consultation. Your gynaecomastia surgery consultation is the time to talk about your aesthetic goals, and any personal factors like health conditions that can be impact on your surgery and that …

Read more

15 October 2020

What Is the Best Surgery Option to Remove Man Boobs (Gynaecomastia)?

The chest is a very important area for a man. A well-formed, muscular chest can boost a man’s confidence and their visual appeal. On the other hand, men who experience weight gain or a hormonal imbalance can develop large breasts, which is very …

Read more

15 June 2020

What Gynaecomastia Medication Options Are Available to Help Achieve a Desirable Chest?

Do you suffer from excess fatty tissue in your chest that lessens the manly aesthetic? I often treat many patients who suffer from gynaecomastia with a surgical solution, which to date is still regarded as the most effective way to remedy the situation …

Read more

29 February 2020

How Common Is Gynaecomastia? Is There a Way to Get Rid of It?

Many people fail to realise just how common Gynaecomastia is. More than half of all boys develop the condition during puberty, even though it will disappear when they age, and around 1 in 3 older men develop it due to a range of …

Read more

20 January 2020

Will My Gynaecomastia Be Treated Without Surgery?

It is not uncommon for some men to experience weight gain or a hormonal imbalance that causes them to develop female-like breasts. This is known as Gynaecomastia or ‘man-boobs,’ which is a swelling of the breast tissue that can cause both physical and …

Read more

20 December 2019

Male Breast Reduction Mammoplasty After Massive Weight Loss

We all strive to look and feel healthy, but it does take work. A good diet and regular exercise are continual elements that keep us at or move us towards our weight goals. Staying healthy can be a challenge, but we can all …

Read more

10 December 2019

How to Get Rid of Gynecomastia and Reduce Man Boobs

For many men who suffer from gynaecomastia or man boobs, the idea of a manly defined chest is hugely out of reach. This does not have to be the case, however, as cosmetic surgery can help you get rid of gynaecomastia, reducing the …

Read more

10 November 2019

Gynaecomastia (Man Boobs) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Surgery & Cost

Male gynaecomastia, or as it is more commonly known as “Man Boobs” is an excessive enlargement of the breast tissue in a man’s chest. It is common in any age and can be caused by a range of situations; including hormonal changes, weight …

Read more

30 August 2019

What Benefits Does a Male Breast Reduction Mammoplasty Procedure Offer?

For men, gynaecomastia, or male breast reduction Mammoplasty surgery helps to decrease the size of enlarged breasts. Males can develop extra tissue in the chest due to an imbalance of estrogen and testosterone resulting in large breasts, more commonly known as “man boobs.” …

Read more

15 July 2018

Man Boobs (Gynaecomastia) No More

For years, men with enlarged breasts, or “man boobs” – a condition known as gynaecomastia – had to either suffer in silence or undergo major surgery. But with new, less invasive surgical technologies and techniques available, more and more men are undergoing what …

Read more

30 May 2018

Top Concerns Men Look to Address with Body Surgery

Cosmetic surgery is booming. According to world representative body IMCAS, US $11.6 billion will be spent worldwide by providers just on equipment and materials alone this year. Helping to drive the demand for procedures is an increasing number of men wanting to enhance …

Read more