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Breast Reduction For Men in Winnipeg, MB

Male breast development aka Gynecomastia is a fairly common condition in males and generally occurs during the teenage years or later in the senior ages of life.

It can develop from the production of male breast tissue or simply be fatty in nature. It can be caused by a number of factors such as hormonal change, weight fluctuations, genetics, prescription medications, marijuana or steroids. Often, enlarged male breasts can cause social and emotional anxiety or discomfort. Due to this, some males avoid physical activities or even intimacy. Fortunately, there is an aesthetic surgery that can help.

Male chest reduction surgery is performed under general anesthetic in 1 to 2 hours. During the surgery, Liposuction to the chest is performed first to remove the fatty component of the “breast”. Following liposuction, if breast tissue is present an incision is made along the lower border of the areola (darker pigment around the nipple) to allow removal of the rubbery glandular tissue. This procedure is often combined with BodyTite to provide tightening to the skin of the chest to maximize results. Rarely further skin removal is required through larger scars; however, as much as possible Dr. Islur will attempt to tighten the skin through minimally invasive/less scarring techniques.

Very rarely, breast tissue alone is present and liposuction is not required.

Your surgery will be custom tailored to your unique needs, individual results may vary.

Your procedure will take place at Dr. Avi Islur’s state of the art cosmetic surgery centre, The First Glance Aesthetic Clinic & Surgery Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Your Male Breast Reduction Surgery with Dr. Avi Islur

Dr. Avi Islur is a Board Certified Cosmetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon located in Winnipeg, MB. Dr. Avi Islur has trained many other Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeons around the world and served as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Saint Boniface Hospital and as the Program Director for the Residency Training Program at the University of Manitoba in the past. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Manitoba.

Dr. Avi Islur is an executive member of the Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is also a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and American Society of Plastic Surgeons

With extensive specialized training and experience in microsurgery and breast reduction, Dr. Avi Islur can restore your comfort by adjusting your chest to a better-proportioned size and appearance. Your chest will be tightened and toned to achieve a nice flat and firm, more masculine chest.

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What Is Recovery Like After Male Breast Reduction Surgery?

As with most aesthetic surgeries, you will need to take time to recover. The recovery period is different for every patient according to the extent of the surgery and the patient’s health.

Swelling, bruising and some minor pain can be expected. You will need to wear a compression garment over the area to help reduce swelling. You will be able to return to work within 3 to 7 days. Strenuous activity should be avoided for the first week or two. You may experience fluid retention. Your body will swell with Liposuction and may not completely flatten out for up to 6 months.

How Much Does Chest Reduction Surgery For Men Cost?

In general, the cost of Male Breast Reduction surgery ranges from $3,700 to $8,000. The exact cost is determined by your existing anatomy, unique surgical requirements, and desired aesthetic results. The extent of your procedure will determine the exact cost. If you require additional surgical time or additional surgical procedures to achieve your desired aesthetic results, that will be reflected in your quote.

An exact quote will be provided after your consultation with Dr. Avi Islur. Quotes are valid for 6 months from the date they are printed. To get an exact quote for your eyelid surgery call Dr. Avi Islur’s Patient Coordinator at the First Glance Aesthetic Clinic & Surgery Centre (204) 885-1419 to reserve your consultation.

Is Financing Available?

Yes, financing is available. We work with a credit company called MediCard that specializes in financing options for cosmetic surgery. To apply for financing, you will contact MediCard directly. It’s easy and fast to apply, you can apply online or over the phone, they approve financing based on your credit history. Once you are approved, you can go forward with securing your surgery date.

You will receive an exact quote for your cosmetic procedure during your consultation with Dr. Avi Islur. If your financing is secured you can book your preferred surgery date right away.

MediCard is not your only option for financing. You can also contact your bank to see if they can offer you lower interest rates.

If you would like to learn more about your financing options, please call one of our Patient Coordinators at (204) 885-1419 for more details.

What are the Risks Involved?

Male Chest Reduction is a safe and effective surgery, with minimal complications. Risks can include but are not limited to fluid retention, nipple sensation changes, mild contour irregularities, and wide or thickened scars. Recurrence can occur if the cause of the male breast development was due to medication, marijuana or steroids and these drugs are not stopped.

During your consultation, Dr. Avi Islur and his expert medical team will clearly outline all of the necessary precautions you need to take, as well as any postoperative limitations you should follow.

Dr. Avi Islur and his team of medical experts will take every necessary precaution to minimize any risks involved with your surgery.

I’ve Heard that Taking Anti-Estrogen Medications will Make the Breast Development Go Away?

This is a very dangerous approach and should be avoided. Taking anti-estrogen medication like Tamoxifen (a medication taken by female breast cancer patients) is extremely risky and can cause other issues in men. If you obtain these medications, they are likely not legitimate medications as medical practioners will not prescribe them to men. Buyer beware!

How Long Is The Wait For Surgery?

If you have a preferred surgery date, do not wait until it’s too late! Dr. Avi Islur runs a very active cosmetic practice, patients typically book well in advance for consultations and surgery dates.

On average, the wait time is about two months from the time of your consultation.

If you have a preferred surgery date, don’t wait until it’s too late. Call (204) 885-1419 and speak to one of our Patient Coordinators to reserve your consultation today.

Out Of Province Patients

Dr. Avi Islur’s active cosmetic surgery practice is growing with out of province patients who travel across Canada for Male Chest Reduction surgery in Winnipeg, MB. If you are an out of province patient, please let us know so we can accommodate an appropriate time for your consultation and surgery date.

RealTime Video consultations are available for patients who live outside of Manitoba.

We ask Male Chest Reduction patients to stay in Winnipeg, MB for 3 days. This will be discussed in detail during your Video Consultation with Dr. Avi Islur.

Most patients like to book well in advance, don’t miss out on your preferred surgery date, call 204-885-1419 to reserve your consultation today.

NEXT LEVEL RESULTS WITH DR. AVI ISLUR AT THE FIRST GLANCE AESTHETIC CLINIC & SURGERY CENTRE

Dr. Avi Islur’s active cosmetic surgery practice is located at the First Glance Aesthetic Clinic & Surgery Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

At The First Glance you have access to Award Winning Board Certified Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeons, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Aestheticians, Board Certified Anesthesiologists, Certified Laser Technicians, Cosmetic Nurses, and Professional Patient Coordinators all under one roof. Our expert aesthetic team at The First Glance has been serving patients across Canada and beyond for 20+ years.

We operate with state-of-the-art equipment and work with the safest products on the market to ensure maximum comfort, next level results, and patient safety.

The First Glance is a top rated Fully Accredited Aesthetic Clinic & Surgery Centre. You will enjoy a fully privatized experience from beginning to end at our facility.

Most patients like to book well in advance, don’t miss out on your preferred surgery date, call 204-885-1419 to reserve your consultation today.

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