There are many men who have enlarged breasts due to genetics or medications that are living a constant battle with self-consciousness and overall discomfort on a daily basis. Enlarged male breasts, clinically referred to as gynecomastia, is a condition that is completely treatable, though. There are various reasons as to why men are choosing to seek male breast reduction for their gynecomastia more and more frequently.
They Want to Boost Their Self Confidence
Going to the beach, the pool or simply taking their shirt off in front of someone can be a very anxiety stricken experience for any man who has gynecomastia. They feel that their body doesn’t look the way that they want it to look and often feel as though they have to keep a shirt on so that people cannot see their enlarged breasts. Getting male breast reduction can allow them to have the body that they feel most comfortable in and boost their self-confidence dramatically.
They Want to Feel Comfortable in Clothing
Most men’s clothing isn’t designed with enlarged male breasts in mind. This means that the clothing will often fit tightly around their chest, which can be quite uncomfortable. While men can choose to invest in larger shirts, the shirt will often be oversized on other areas of their body and can make them look larger than they really are. Male breast reduction allows their clothing to fit better and be less restrictive.
They Want to Be Able to Participate in Athletic Activities
Many men with enlarged breasts note that it is difficult for them to participate in the athletic activities they enjoy because their breasts hurt after playing or because their breasts may be pinched during a workout or while playing a sport. Having the excess breast tissue removed allows them to move more freely and decreases the chances of the skin or tissue being pinched.
If you feel that you suffer from gynecomastia and want to learn more about male breast reduction, make an appointment with the office of Thomas T. Jeneby, MD. Our surgeon in San Antonio specializes in breast surgery procedures ranging from male breast reduction to breast augmentation and everything in between. Contact us today to book a consultation and get started!