With this age group, elasticity of the skin is reduced, therefore surgical results will be somewhat less than those of younger patients. However, patients almost always are happy with their post-operative results. The surgical procedure is similar to the adult where the glandular tissue is removed via small incision that is inconspicuous. Liposuction is sometimes needed in addition to excision of the gland.
The following male breast reduction before-and-after photos will give you a sense of the results Dr. Blau has achieved performing gynecomastia surgery on middle aged patients. However, each patient is unique and previous results are not a guarantee for individual outcomes.