Gynecomastia surgery is the men correction of overdeveloped or enlarged breasts in men.
Gynecomastia surgery costs can vary widely. The average cost referenced cost does not include anesthesia, operating room facilities or other related expenses. A surgeon's cost may be based on his or her experience, the type of procedure used and the geographic location of the office.
Many plastic surgeons offer patient financing plans for male breast reduction, so be sure to ask. Your satisfaction involves more than a fee.
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When choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon in your area for gynecomastia surgery, remember that the surgeon's experience and your comfort with him or her are just as important as the final cost of the surgery. In most cases, correction of gynecomastia is not eligible for insurance coverage.
However, each insurance policy varies greatly. Carefully breast your policy to determine coverage. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has published a position paper for physicians reduction insurers defining the recommended criteria for reconstructive cases of gynecomastia.