• Male Breast Reduction Medicine Hat Alberta

Male Breast Reduction Surgery in Medicine Hat, Alberta And Saskatchewan

Breast reduction surgery is performed to restore your comfort by reducing the size of your breasts. Excess fat, tissue, and skin will be removed to flatten and tighten your chest. Living an active lifestyle and dressing the way you’d like to can be a challenge with oversized breasts. This procedure is designed to make you look more masculine and feel better about taking your shirt off.

Your Initial Consultation

At the time of your initial consultation you will meet with Dr. Brooks to discuss your breast reduction goals in detail. The surgical steps of your breast reduction procedure will be explained, your reduction options will be presented, and all of your questions will be answered.

Incisions for Breast Reduction Surgery

If your breast is primarily composed of fatty tissue, then only tiny liposuction incisions — about 2 to 3 mm — will be required. If your breast tissue is firm or fibrous, an areolar incision along the dark skin of your nipple will be used. If excess skin must be removed, you may require longer incision lines.

Anesthesia

General anesthesia is used so you will be extremely comfortable and asleep during your procedure.

Length of Surgery & Recovery Time

Male breast reduction surgery takes about 1 to 2 hours to perform. Once you are awake, and our recovery team has cleared you to go, your arranged ride can drive you home. Expect your chest to feel sore for the first 7 to 10 days, your pain medication will help alleviate any discomfort. Plan to take about 1 to 2 weeks off work for rest and recovery.

You will see the results of your breast reduction surgery immediately. Post surgical swelling will take a few weeks to resolve and your incision lines will continue to fade over time.

Plastic Surgeon Medicine Hat Alberta

About Dr. Trevor Brooks

Dr. Trevor Brooks is a board certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon serving southern Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Known for his surgical talent, clear communication skills and welcoming personality, Dr. Brooks has become one of Medicine Hat’s leading cosmetic surgeons.

To accommodate cosmetic surgery patients, Dr. Brooks travels 100km west of Medicine Hat to Brooks, Alberta to meet out of town patients for consultations, surgical procedures and follow-up appointments.

Dr. Brooks has trained hands-on with world-renowned plastic surgery faculty members and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Learn more about Dr. Brooks…

Complementary Procedures

Breast reduction surgery is often combined with tummy tuck surgery for more dramatic, body contouring results. For further information on combining your breast reduction with other surgeries, please discuss this with Dr. Brooks at the time of your consultation.

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