Prominent breast in the male can be very distressing. This is a very common problem not associated with any disease. Very often the patient may be obese. Gynecomastia is sometimes seen in body builders and athletes when they take hormonal preparations unscientifically. In some cases gynecomastia may be a manifestation of endocrine disease. Liposuction is an excellent technique to correct this. The patient has to avoid strenuous exercise involving the shoulder for a month following the surgery.