Breast size larger than normal in men is called cynecomastia. Gynecomastia is a quite common condition. This problem is seen in approximately 40-60`% of men. It can be in one or both of the breasts. In many patients, the exact cause of the formation is not known completely. The known reasons include the use of steroid drugs, excessive alcohol consumption, and hepatic diseases that develops due to various reasons.
Excess breast and fat tissues can be reduced with liposuction (fat suction) or surgical interventions made through incisions around the nipple. Surgery can be performed under local or general anesthesia, and takes about an hour or two. Patients return to their works and normal physical activities within a few days.