The scientific term gynecomastia is used for enlarged male breasts. This condition can create a feminine chest due to abnormally growing breast tissue. Many times, gynecomastia is related to an unknown hormonal issue. It can also be due to certain medications, steroids, obesity, or it can be hereditary. Males with this condition typically feel anxious and worried, especially in situations where the upper body and chest are seen, such as at the beach or pool or at the gym. Atlanta, GA plastic surgeon Dr. Fara Movagharnia performs male breast reduction surgery for men who suffer from gynecomastia. This surgical procedure does have a high success rate. It is considered one of the more common cosmetic procedures for men at the Center for Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery.
Male breast reduction surgery is reserved for men who have enlarged breasts that cannot be reduced through a healthy lifestyle or exercise and diet. If you feel anxiety or are bothered by the appearance of your chest (but physically healthy), you could possibly benefit from gynecomastia surgery by Dr. Movagharnia at the Center for Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery. Teenagers may also attain positive results from gynecomastia treatment; however, a secondary procedure may be warranted later as an adult if abnormal breast tissue continues to form. In your initial consultation with Dr. Movagharnia, treatment considerations will be given, including the possibility of undergoing surgery to correct the condition.
"A wonderful surgeon and person! - I am so glad that I found Dr Movagharnia! I rarely write reviews, but I had to do this one. The decision to go under the knife can be an extremely scary and difficult one. I want to share that I have had a wonderful, life-changing experience with Dr Movagharnia. I went to him for help with a botched surgery outcome at the hands of another well-known Atlanta surgeon. My experience with him has been nothing short of redeeming and therapeutic. Dr Movagharnia is not only a skilled surgeon, but a genuinely caring, gentle, and hard-working person. During my consultation and preparatory appointments, Dr Movagharnia went to great lengths to ensure that he understood what I hoped for, and that I understood what my options were and what he could do. He shared his expertise honestly so that I could make informed decisions. He went over my chosen procedures in detail, letting me in on every decision that I had previously been excluded from. I’m happy with the transformation that is happening for me, and to know that this was done by Dr Movagharnia! He has truly partnered with me throughout this process. My recovery from the surgery was so much easier than I anticipated, and from experience, I know to attribute this to his gentle precision in the operating room. I was off my pain medication in one week. His sutures were actually beautiful. He followed up to make sure I was doing well after surgery, even over the weekend and after hours. The people working in the office are such friendly, kind people too! Judy responds to every email or call within one day. I feel cared for, and went under anesthesia knowing I was in good hands. I’ve been treated with such kind attention and am so appreciative. Though I’m still healing and my final results will not be evident for another 2-3 months, I’m already amazed and excited! Dr Movagharnia takes pride in his artistry and his ethic, loves what he does, and empowers his patients before and after surgery with information, with proper preparation, and with post-surgery exercises to facilitate healing and best result. He wants his patients to feel proud and be happy and healthy. He has been here for me every step of the way and sincerely wants to make sure we achieve the best possible result. I have had every question or concern immediately addressed. It is critical to be in the care of someone skilled and compassionate. I recommend Dr Movagharnia. He is exactly the kind of doctor I want my family and friends to see."- S.A. / RealSelf / Dec 06, 2019
"Bbl redo lipo - Amazing work I love my new body thank you"- Anonymous / Vitals / Apr 17, 2019
"Exceeded my Tummy Tuck Expectations Totally! - I am totally satisfied with my results from Dr. Fara!! I had TT, MR, 2hernia repair and lipo to sides. He was my 1st consultation of 4 consults. I knew he was the right surgeon for me. Never once did he inquire about my weight. He looked at me and told me what he could do and never did i imagine my results would be this awesome. I am 28 days po and everything has gone so smoothly. At my 1st consult i weighed 227lbs in May 2019. I was 215lbs at the time of surgery on Oct 9 2019. Im down to 207 post op. Im at a loss for words. My stomach looks better now than it did prior to my pregnancies. Im 47 with 2 kids ages 22 and 27. I recommend Dr. Fara Movagharnia 100%!"- C. / RealSelf / Nov 05, 2019
"I look 25 again, body wise - "First and foremost, I want to say to any and everyone who listens, you will NEVER find a better Doctor than Fara Movagharnia." Not only he, but his staff is extraordinary. Well trained, professional, caring, attentive, personal and compassionate. From the beginning to the end and even now 2 weeks after my surgery they're still engaged in my well being, mental and physical. I'm very pleased with my outcome and results, I look 25 again, body wise. LOL!"- 1. / RealSelf / Nov 05, 2019
"Dr. Movagharnia was wonderful, explain everything and answered all my questions. Made me feel very comfortable. Called to check on me after surgery.Everyone was so nice and friendly.Overall experience was Excellent!!!"- T.T. / Google / Jul 22, 2019
Liposuction is often utilized during surgery for gynecomastia. With the patient safely under general anesthesia, liposuction reduces excess pockets of fat from the internal chest region. Afterward, any skin showing laxity will be removed to produce a more tightened look, and then the areola and nipple will be surgically reshaped and placed into a proper position. For most men, this method requires an incision close to where the glandular tissue collects. After the pockets of fat and excess skin have been removed, Dr. Movagharnia will pull and tighten the remaining skin.
What To Expect
Following your gynecomastia surgery, the chest will be secured with a compression bandage to help reduce bruising and swelling. For complex cases where a reconstructive method was used, a small tube for draining may be placed to help with fluid. The outcomes following male breast reduction surgery are almost immediately noticeable, and most men are extremely satisfied with the cosmetic enhancement. Any incisions made during treatment take several weeks to heal, and any scars left behind are barely seen. With your new, masculine-appearing chest, you may get permission from Dr. Movagharnia to engage in exercise and weight training, which will complement the end results.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $4,000 - $5,500
- Recovery Time
- 2 - 3 Weeks
- Average Procedure Time
- 1.5 - 2 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 2 Weeks, 3 Months, 6 Months
Restore your Masculine Chest
If you are frustrated with the side effects of male breast enlargement (gynecomastia), we invite you to get in touch with our office and schedule a private consult with Dr. Movagharnia to learn about our male breast reduction procedure at the Center for Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery. Once you've had treatment for male breast enlargement (gynecomastia), you won't have to keep hiding your chest when you go to the gym and beach. We have worked with many Atlanta, GA men and have enjoyed helping them reclaim their confidence.