Male Nipple Reduction Gynecomastia

gynecomastia surgery

Are enlarged breasts embarrassing you?
Do you want to get rid of those protruded nipples?
Do you avoid wearing tight-fitting clothes?
Are you looking for a lasting solution to treat oversized nipples?
Have you heard about the male nipple reduction treatment?

Protruded, prominent and puffy nipples can give a really hard time to a man. Such conditions are not only embarrassing but they can take a toll on your confidence level. There are chances that instead of treating the issue, you may just hide the problem by trying out strange ways to conceal them. If you are one of those men who wear extremely loose shirts, extra clothing to hide protruded nipples, then we have a good news for you. We can understand that the mental trauma that goes behind handling such issues. Hence, we suggest you to consider the male nipple reduction treatment in order to have firmer, masculine and chiselled chest you always wanted.

In medical terms, the male nipple reduction treatment is called unilateral gynecomastia surgery orasymmetrical gynecomastia surgery.  When you opt for this surgery, you assured flatter and firmer chest minus those large, saggy or sometimes asymmetric breasts.

If your one breast is larger than the other, then the condition you are facing is known as unilateral gynecomastia. On the other hand, if both your breasts have developed out of proportion and you experience swollen breasts or tenderness in the breasts, then this condition is known as bilateral gynecomastia.

However, before choosing for the nipple size reduction surgery, make sure you discuss you requirements and concerns with your plastic surgeon in order to have a hassle-free experience.


After evaluating the condition you are suffering with, your plastic surgeon will help you understand the procedure. Generally, the breast tissues are categorized into two kinds – Glandular tissues, which are dense and firm and Fatty tissues, which are soft.

The ratio of these both tissues varies from person to person. If the fatty tissue is excessive,Liposuction may be needed whereas if the glandular tissue is overboard then the excess of it can be surgically removed with a scalpel. At times, a combination of both surgeries may be required to treat Unilateral Gynecomastia/ Asymmetrical Gynecomastia.


This Gynecomastia surgery is carried out under general anaesthesia although local anaesthesia may be needed along with sedation. The result is immediate along with temporary scarring, swelling and bruising which fades out over the next four to six weeks. Pressure garments and pain medication will be prescribed and a healthy lifestyle will be advised. Complications are rare and not really severe. A good pre-op consultation eliminates any risk of complications.


When you opt for the nipple size reduction treatment, you will experience soreness and stiffness in the operated areas. Since the result of the surgery is immediate, you may experience temporary scarring.

You need to eat healthy food and take adequate rest. Avoid smoking and taking alcohol. You should keep clean. It is also important to avoid any heavy physical activity. Also while resting, lay down in a proper position, mostly upright.

Follow-up visits will be required. The surgeon will check your progress and suggest changes in your lifestyle accordingly. You have to bear in mind that the improvement will be slow but steady and you have be patient towards the changes.