Gynecomastia (latin gynaecomastia) is a one- or two-sided enlargement of the male breast, resulting from the proliferation of adenocarcinoma, fibrotic or adipose tissue. This problem affects many men of all ages and most often it causes serious complexes and dissatisfaction with one’s own body. Men who struggle with gynecomastia, plastic surgery offers modern and safe solutions –  depending on the cause, liposuction or removal of the gland. Thanks to them, it is possible to remove overweight nipples and get the desired male torso.


Causes of Gynecomastia

Because of the hormonal fluctuations, the problem of gynecomastia often affects boys in the period of growth (14-16 years). Gynecomastia is caused by an increase in the level estradiol versus testosterone and as such is treated as a natural, physiological phenomenon that does not require medical intervention. In 60% male youth gynecomastia disappears upon reaching puberty, in other cases, it is transformed into fatty, fatty-fibrous or adenoid-gynecomastia.


The appearance of gynecomastia in adult males may be caused by overweight (in this case lipomastia or gynecomastia is used)period of andropause, kidney or liver disease, hormonal disorders, alcohol abuse, use of drugs (especially cardiac and hypotension). To accurately determine the cause of gynecomastia, after the exclusion of diseases of hormonal and systemic nature, ultrasound diagnosis is performed. The study allows us to determine the type of tissue that is built around the skin.

Treatment of fatty gynecology

In the case of fatty gynecology (and fat, a little fibrous) the most effective treatment is liposuction, which is the absorption of adipose tissue VaserLipo®, or ultrasound liposuction, is a highly recommended method.

Liposuction is performed under local anesthesia, followed by intravenous sedation.

Duration of the treatment depends mainly on the surface and the amount of fat stored however, it usually takes 1-1.5 hours. Return home after about 2 hours after the end of the procedure, as soon as the patient feels good to leave the clinic.

Seams are removed after about 7-10 days. Liposuction leaves a small, barely visible 4-millimeter scars on the patient’s body.

Treatment of gynecomastia gynecomastia

Gynecomastia gynecomastia requires a small, surgical incision in the lower part the mammary gland and gland removal, which is passed to the histopathological examination.

The treatment takes place under local anesthesia and usually takes 1 hour.

Once completed, the patient can return home. Seams are removed after 7-10 days, no visible scar on the patient.

Fatty-adenoid gynecomastia

In the case of mixed gynecomastia, ie adrenal gynecomastia, the above methods are combined.