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Chest Lifting


The male chest has a female appearance in patients with gynecomastia and those who have experienced a huge weight loss. The disadvantages of reduction mammaplasty for men are the visible scars on the chest wall necessitated because of skin redundancy. The aims of the chest-lifting procedure are to reposition the breast, to create a male appearance by thinning the amount of glandular and fatty tissue, to avoid noticeable scars on the chest wall, and to hide the scar in the middle axillar line.

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Finckenstein, J.G., Wolf, H. Chest Lifting. Aesth Plast Surg 30, 286–293 (2006).

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  • Bariatric surgery
  • Body contouring
  • Body lifting
  • Chest lifting
  • Gynecomastia/surgery