Gynecomastia is a condition of overdeveloped or enlarged breasts in men. It is a common condition seen in men of all ages. Gynecomastia may be due to hormonal changes, weight gain, medical diseases and drugs. Gynecomastia may be present in one or both breasts. It is characterized by excess fat and/or glandular tissue.
Emotional discomfort and self-consciousness is often associated with gynecomastia. Some men may avoid certain activities to hide their condition. Male breast reduction for gynecomastia removes breast tissue, excess fat and skin from a man’s chest.