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Male Breast Reduction

Male breast reduction is a cosmetic surgery procedure designed to reduce the appearance of enlarged breasts.

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Male Breast Reduction

The male breast reduction procedure involves incisions being made around both areolas before the excess fatty tissue is removed. Depending on the volume of tissue to remove, the surgeon may need to make more than one incision. 

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Male Breast Reduction Surgery

Breast reduction cosmetic surgery for men deals with the enlargement of male breast tissue, a condition known as gynaecomastia. While large breasts in men are often linked to obesity, gynaecomastia can also be caused by an imbalance of the hormones oestrogen and testosterone. In addition, male breast reduction surgery can also combat gynaecomastia triggered by medications like antidepressants, anabolic steroids and some cancer drugs. The condition sometimes leads to discomfort and tenderness around the nipples and often causes embarrassment with men feeling very self-conscious about their appearance.

Male breast reduction is often performed successfully but when male breast reduction surgery goes wrong, there can be considerable complications for the patient. If your bad male breast reduction is the result of cosmetic medical negligence, then a law firm of cosmetic surgery solicitors can help you claim for compensation to aid you in your emotional and physical recovery.

Expanding Male Breast Reduction

There is a huge increase in the number of male breast reduction surgeries being performed in the UK on an annual basis. Double the number of men now are resorting to breast reduction surgery to rid themselves of ‘man boobs’ as compared to five years ago. According to figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), male breast reduction, the third most popular male cosmetic surgery, was up a significant 24 per cent. The almost 800 male breast reductions undergone in the UK is testament to how popular this procedure has now become.

Gynaecomastia is thought to affect thousands of UK men and males of any age can have the condition. On account of the embarrassment and discomfort caused by gynaecomastia, the benefits that male breast reduction surgery can afford a man’s physical body and self-esteem can be ample. This rise in male breast reduction cosmetic surgery unfortunately corresponds with an increase in male breast reduction going wrong as seen by Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors in the last twelve months.

We are the first legal practice in England and Wales dedicated to patients who’ve suffered negligent cosmetic surgery. Working on a no win, no fee basis, Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors has recovered over £2.5 million in compensation for clients following cosmetic surgery going wrong. Led by Michael Saul, Partner and Head of our Cosmetic Negligence department and the UK’s leading expert in negligent cosmetic surgery, we are experts in pursuing male breast reduction claims. Speak to Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors on 0800 634 0285 if you feel your male breast reduction surgery has gone wrong or request a call back from one of our skilled legal team.

The Male Breast Reduction Operation

Male breast reduction surgery is an invasive procedure performed under general anaesthetic and usually takes between one and two hours to complete.

During a male breast reduction procedure incisions are made around both areolae and liposuction is sometimes used to remove excess fatty tissue. In instances where significant breast tissue removal is required, cuts may extend down the chest from the areolae and the nipples may need to be repositioned. The surgeon will then pull the skin taut over the incisions and stitch shut.

If the male breast reduction surgery has been successful, the results for the patient can be very positive. When however a breast reduction for a man goes wrong, the consequences may be shattering. We can help you get your life back on track by making a breast reduction surgery negligence claim on your behalf. For more information on how to start your claim, read below.

Claim for Male Breast Reduction Negligence

Speak to Michael Saul and his team at Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors now to talk through your concerns. We can advise you on the best course of action if you’ve experienced male breast reduction negligence following your breast reduction going wrong? Follow these simple steps to make a claim for compensation:

  1. Talk to our expert male breast reduction claims team on 0800 634 0285
  2. Request a call back at a convenient time for you and your schedule
  3. Tell us how your male breast reduction went wrong and let our experienced legal team clarify your options
  4. Our dedicated cosmetic medical negligence solicitors will do the rest

When Male Breast Reductions Go Wrong

Successful breast reduction cosmetic surgery for men can have a profoundly positive effect on self esteem for the patient by ensuring the patient feels comfortable with how their body looks. But when male breast reduction goes wrong, the problems which indicate the occurrence of male breast reduction surgery negligence can be:

  • Asymmetrical breasts
  • Asymmetrical nipples, where one appears higher than the other
  • Loss of the nipple itself
  • Inappropriate scarring.

Have you experienced any of the problems described here following male breast reduction surgery gone wrong? Contact our specialist breast reduction surgery solicitors on 0800 634 0285 and talk to the experts in the field of male breast reduction surgery negligence.

Speak to Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors Now

As the leading cosmetic surgery law firm in the UK, we have many years experience in delivering the best outcomes for many patients who’ve suffered male breast reduction surgery negligence.

We are here to answer any questions you may have about male breast reduction negligence claims and can support you through what can often be a draining process.

If you’ve been a victim of a male breast reduction surgery going wrong, Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors can secure substantial compensation for the distress you’ve been caused by negligent breast reduction for men.

Speak to Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors now on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back from Michael Saul or one of the experienced male breast reduction claims team.

Cosmetic Surgery Process Guides

Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors has surgery process guides for other frequent types of cosmetic surgery negligence like the following:

Breast Surgery Cosmetic Claims Guides

Please find a list of quick links to a number of key topics relating to breast surgeries that Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors can support with making a claim for negligence. These guides should provide you with information that will help you ascertain if you’ve been victim of cosmetic surgery negligence.

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