If you are one of the countless men who are embarrassed to have an excess of breast tissue, Dr. Chamata can help. Dr. Chamata performs gynecomastia in Houston to remove excess fat and glandular tissue and create a masculine, firm, sculpted chest. Imagine being able to go shirtless with confidence, wear tighter shirts, and experience freedom from the embarrassment of enlarged breasts. The end result can change your life.
What is gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia is the enlargement of breast tissue in males, often due to hormonal imbalance, medications, or other factors.
What causes gynecomastia?
Common causes include hormonal changes, certain medications, health conditions affecting hormones, and genetics.
Is gynecomastia the same as fat accumulation in the chest?
No. Gynecomastia involves breast tissue enlargement, while chest fat accumulation is typically related to weight gain and aging and can be treated with liposuction.
Can exercise treat gynecomastia?
Exercise can reduce chest fat but won't reduce the enlarged breast tissue associated with gynecomastia.
How is gynecomastia diagnosed?
A physical exam, medical history review, and sometimes imaging or blood tests are used for diagnosis.
Is gynecomastia surgery painful?
Some discomfort is common post-surgery, but pain is manageable with medications and typically subsides within days.
How long is the recovery after surgery?
Most patients return to non-strenuous activities within a week, but full recovery can take several weeks.
Do gynecomastia surgery results last a lifetime?
While surgery provides lasting results, factors like weight gain, certain medications, or hormonal changes can affect outcomes.
Will there be scars after surgery?
Scarring varies, but Dr. Chamata employs techniques to minimize and strategically place scars for discretion.
Does insurance cover gynecomastia surgery?
Coverage varies by provider and policy. It's essential to check with your insurance company regarding specific gynecomastia treatment coverage.