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Gynecomastia (Male Breast Reduction) in Houston, TX

What Is Gynecomastia?

Dr. Rolando Morales works with men in the Houston, TX area who have excess, sagging tissue in their chest, or have a breast appearance similar to a woman’s breasts. Known as gynecomastia, this condition accounts for about 65 percent of male breast disorders and can be corrected with male breast reduction surgery. This is a procedure used to reduce the size of the breast, and give men a flatter chest with a more masculine male contour. A male breast reduction can significantly improve the self-esteem and quality of life for a man and allow him to expose his chest with confidence.

During The Surgery

Male breast reduction takes about 2 – 3 hours to complete and is performed under general anesthesia as an outpatient procedure. The incision is often placed along the edge of the areola, the fold under the breast or in the axilla. Excess breast tissue or fat can be removed with liposuction, excision, or a combination of the two.


A few days after surgery, any bandages that are applied are removed. Patients are required to wear a support garment or compression bandage to help support the chest. The chest area will feel tight due to swelling, but fades within a few weeks. The scars will be pink for several weeks, but will fade over several months. Patients will be able to go about light daily activities after the first few days, but more aerobic recreation should be delayed for about 3 weeks. Most patients return to their jobs within 1 week unless their job requires lifting or aerobic activity.

Two months ago I had a tummy tuck, lip and a breast augmentation with Dr. Morales. He is a phenomenal surgeon and his staff is amazing! I highly recommend him and there is no one else I would let do any future surgeries on me other than Dr. Morales!

K.D. Google

I recently had a breast augmentation with Dr. Morales. I'm currently one month post op and I couldn't be happier with the results. Dr Morales is an amazing skilled surgeon! I personally appreciate that not only is his knowledge in the industry top notch to include his staff are most helpful the entire practice but that they really puts their patients first and go out of their way to make you comfortable. Dr. Morales takes his time with his patients, he is kind and soft spoken, and allows you the patient to be the ones to ask the questions you need answers too. I did a lot of research in the Houston, TX area for a plastic surgeon that I felt I could trust. I am very pleased to have him as a doctor. I would really recommend him to anyone seeking to have a procedure. Dr. Morales and his staff also conduct a you tube video blog on some of the procedures he does. Check them out. You'd be surprised at what you learn prior to having a procedure done. Thanks for the ultimate 43thd birthday gift! Dr. Morales and Staff! You all are amazing!

B.C. Google

I recently had a tummy tuck with Dr. Morales and he is an outstanding surgeon, you can tell he loves what he does. He really puts every ounce into each procedure to ensure that all of your wants in the outcome are what you are looking for. He was extremely informative as well as understanding, and reassuring from my consultation all the way up to my 8 week post op visit. Not to mention that his bedside manner is impeccable. Linda is also extremely informative, patient, and is amazing about getting answers to your questions in a very timely manner. All of his assistants are super sweet, and listen to your concerns. I could not have chosen a better surgeon and team!!

M.M. Google

Dr. Morales has excellent bedside manners. Him and his staff go the extra mile to help.Very happy with the results!

J.M. Google

I did my second surgery with Dr. Morales and just like the first time the result was wonderful, the service, the attention from him and all his staff exceeded my expectations. I recommend him with my eyes closed. I have seen his work not only in myself, in other friends and all of them. We have been fascinated, for me he is the best!!

A.G. Google


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Average Cost

from $8,000.00

Recovery Time

3-5 Days

Average Procedure Time

1-2 Hours

Procedure Recovery Location


Expected Cost

The average cost of male breast reduction varies based on the extent of the surgery. Patients can expect to pay around $8,000 for this procedure.

Covered By Insurance?

No. We do not take insurance.

Combine With Other Procedures?

Breast reduction is often combined with liposuction. However, this is will be considered cosmetic in nature, and will not covered by insurance policies, which means the patient will be responsible for the costs of the additional procedure.

When Can I Go Back To Work?

Every person recovers differently. The recovery period depends on how many procedures were performed at the same time. The average return to work for the standard male breast reduction is one week.

When Can I Exercise Again?

The average return to routine exercises is no sooner than two months.

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