The ideal male body shape is considered to be trim and athletic-looking, with broad shoulders and chest, a flat abdomen, and a narrow hip-thigh area. However, as men age, areas of fat tend to accumulate around the abdomen, the flanks ("love handles"), the breast area (a condition called gynecomastia), and along the chin and neck. Men sometimes seek liposuction to remove these fatty areas that are resistant to diet and exercise.
In many cases, liposuction alone can effectively correct these problem areas. Men retain their skin elasticity longer than women do, and the areas of fat beneath the skin tend to be firmer and more vascular than those in women. Because of these and other factors, liposuction in men is usually very effective.
Men who have some loose, hanging skin, as well as areas of excess fat, may opt for a traditional excision procedure (surgical skin removal) in addition to liposuction.
is a common condition that leads to overdeveloped, often feminine looking breasts in males. This condition is often a source of embarrassment starting at puberty, prompting an increasing number of men to pursue male breast reduction. This procedure reduces excess bulk, and re-contours the chest to appear flatter, firmer, and more toned.
Body contouring procedures for Him
In addition to male breast reduction, our board-certified plastic surgeons specialize in the following body contouring procedures for men:
Liposuction, is an excellent way to eliminate bulges of the abdomen, buttocks, neck and chest areas that are stubbornly resistant to exercise.
Tummy Tuck can correct lax muscle tone and a bulging midsection for a more toned overall appearance.
Post bariatric surgery can remove excess skin and sagging tissue from the arms, thighs, knees, buttocks and abdomen after massive weight loss.