Learn more about Gynecomastia or Male Breast Reduction

Male Breast Reduction (also known as gynecomastia) is the surgical correction of over-developed or enlarged breasts in men. Call Dr. Gilbert to determine if you are a good candidate for this procedure or learn more from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

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Considering breast augmentation?

Breast augmentation can restore breast volume lost after weight reduction or pregnancy and achieve a more rounded breast shape – it is also referred to as augmentation mammoplasty. This procedure can help improve the balance of breast and hip contours and enhance self-confidence. Read more about breast augmentation from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Are Breast Reductions covered by health insurance?

It seems like a simple question. “Is breast reduction surgery covered by health insurance?” But the answer can be very complicated and involve many variables. It is typically considered a cosmetic procedure until the patient can show an adequate number of related health issues and attempted remediation prior to undergoing corrective surgery. Read more from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Americans Spent More Than Ever on Cosmetic Surgery in 2016

More American spent more than ever on cosmetic surgery in 2016. The top most popular surgical procedures and their costs were: Breast augmentation (290,467 procedures): national average cost of $3,719, Liposuction (235,237 procedures): national average cost of $3,200, Nose reshaping (223,018 procedures): national average cost of $5,046, Tummy tuck (127,633 procedures): national average cost of $5,798 and Buttock augmentation (18,489 procedures) national average cost of $4,356. Read more from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

What is Breast Augmentation surgery?

Breast augmentation is also called augmentation mammaplasty. It can increase the fullness of your breasts, improve your figure and help your self-image. Breast Augmentation involves using breast implants or fat, to increase the size of your breasts or restore breast volume that has been lost after weight reduction or pregnancy. read more from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons