Ginecomastia is a benign enlargement of the breasts in males caused by excessive action of estrogen. It is often the result of an increase in the ratio of estrogen to androgen. In approximately 25% of cases, the exact cause of gynecomastia is not found. Many insurance companies deny coverage for surgery to treat gynecomastia, or male breast reduction, on the basis that it is a cosmetic procedure.
If you are interested in correcting your gynecomastia, talk to ProMed to determine how we can help you. The procedure can be performed in the doctor’s office for a fraction of the price that a hospital would charge you.