Male Breast Reduction

Imagine taking off your shirt on a hot summer day without worrying about how you look. If you are a man with overly developed breasts—a condition known as gynecomastia—this may sound too good to be true. But it can be a reality through male breast reduction in Indiana. Men from Munster, Crown Point, and surrounding communities choose either Dr. Rebecca Garza or Dr. Gus Galante—both board-certified plastic surgeons—to restore a flat, firm chest. Patients enjoy wearing what they want, playing sports, and engaging in any activity with confidence.

Gynecomastia patients come from Chicago and throughout Northwest Indiana for surgery with either Dr. Garza or Dr. Galante. Request a consultation using the online form or schedule an appointment by calling (800) 721-3244.

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Talking It Over

During your consultation with either Dr. Garza or Dr. Galante, you can discuss your goals and concerns with complete confidentiality. Your surgeon will encourage you to ask questions and describe all of your options for surgery, as well as possible outcomes.

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Procedure Specifics

Dr. Galante and Dr. Garza perform male breast reduction as an outpatient procedure. You can return home the same day, but you will need someone to drive you and take care of you for a day or two. You will be under general anesthesia for the procedure, so you will sleep through your surgery.

This procedure surgically removes glandular tissue and sometimes excess fat from the chest often times using liposuction as well. Some cases also call for excess skin removal. Dr. Galante and Dr. Garza typically make an incision around the areola (the darker skin around the nipple) for scars that are practically invisible. The surgery usually lasts 1 to 2 hours.

Dr. Galante and Dr. Garza

Welcome to Our Practice

Board-certified plastic surgeons Dr. Rebecca Garza and Dr. Gus Galante have established a plastic surgery practice dedicated to providing personalized care that gives you the confidence to make educated decisions about your surgery. Together with a hand-selected team of professionals who share our passion for patient care, we offer a range of surgical procedures designed to help you look and feel your best.

Impeccable Credentials

Both Dr. Garza and Dr. Galante are fellowship-trained plastic surgeons at the forefront of the aesthetic surgery field. They are each active in professional associations and have given back to the community by donating their time and services to local charity organizations.

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More Information

  • For answers to some common questions about cosmetic procedures, view our FAQs page.
  • Men with excess fat and skin in the abdominal area may also benefit from abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck.

A Reputation Built on Results

Amazing doctor definitely 5 stars. Sadly he's retiring.
Dr Gus was absolutely amazing I had a breast augmentation a couple moments ago. I was super nervous...
HAD A BREAST REDUCTION DONE FROM DR. GALANTE IN MAY. HE IS WONDERFUL! MADE SURE I WAS READY AND COMFORTABLE....
I had a breast augmentation done by Dr. Galante a few years ago and I couldn’t have picked a better...

After Your Male Breast Reduction Procedure

After surgery, your surgeon closes the incisions with sutures and surgical tape. Your chest will be bandaged for support. We provide detailed post-surgical instructions. Any stitches will be removed after a few days.

Recovery lasts between 1 and 3 weeks, depending on the extent of your surgery. You will be sore and swollen for a few days, and your surgeon can prescribe medication to manage any discomfort. You may experience some temporary bruising.

You can resume light activities after a few days, and strenuous activity in 1 to 2 weeks, depending on how sore you feel. You should limit direct sun exposure for several months to avoid permanently discoloring the scars.

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