Gynecomastia Surgery (Male breast Reduction)
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Gynecomastia is a medical condition that can affect men of all ages, but especially teenagers and men who are on certain types of drug therapy. In the local lingo, gynecomastia is known as “Manboobs” and it can be treated effectively with a surgery. More than 30 per cent of Indian males deal with a condition called adult gynecomastia, where adult males develop oversized breasts or what is called as ‘puffy chest’. Although gynecomastia is often observed in adolescent boys or teenagers or sometimes in newborn babies, adult males undergo this condition but prefer to hide it.
Well, most gynecomastia surgeon or experts will advise you to wait before taking a treatment for Gynecomastia. Surprising as it may sound, but it is true that gynecomastia recedes with age as the hormonal fluctuations during the pubertal age simmer down gradually. Being patient till gynecomastia resolve son itself may not be an ideal situation but it could prove cost-effective.
Gynecomastia (Male breast Reduction) Procedure
After evaluating the type of Gynecomastia you are suffering with, your plastic surgeon will help you understand the procedure. Generally, the breast tissues are categorized into two kinds – Glandular tissues, which are dense and firm and Fatty tissues, which are soft.
The ratio of these both tissues varies from person to person. If the fatty tissue is excessive, liposuction may be needed whereas if the glandular tissue is overboard then the excess of it can be surgically removed with a scalpel. At times, a combination of both surgeries may be required to treat Gynecomastia.
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Travelling Plan From Malawi to Mumbai
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The recovery time for your gynecomastia surgery is about six weeks. After week one, you should be able to return to work, but be asked to refrain from any strenuous physical activity for another five weeks. Three to six months after your surgery the swelling will disappear and you’ll be able to see your new chest for the first time. One of the downfalls of any cosmetic surgery is that your doctor may not go “far enough” with the knife – be sure to discuss your goals with your doctor before your surgery to prevent any miscommunications.
Gynecomastia is a treatable condition whether you choose to wait for it to dissolve naturally or get the surgery done on your chest.
- > Firmer chest
- > Masculine appearance
- > Enhanced confidence
- > Minimal downtime
- > Safe and effective
Indian Board-Certified Plastic/ Cosmetic Surgeon with International expertise and qualification Dr. Milan Doshi will reverse this potentially embarrassing condition, allowing you to lead a more fulfilled and comfortable life. In the last few years, a greater level of improvement has been seen in medical technologies, medication and anesthesia, eliminating the risks and fears. A detailed consultation with the Gynecomastia Surgeon can help you further.
Dr. Milan Doshi approach is to ensure that the person achieves total well-being – peace, happiness, and fulfillment. While beautifying the person from outside, he makes sure that the person feels beautiful from within. He believes in providing a level of satisfaction and harmony unparalleled by other Cosmetic surgeons. You are in safe hands!
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Gynecomastia SURGERY BEFORE AFTER PHOTOS
WHAT EXACTLY IS GYNECOMASTIA?
Gynecomastia is a condition where there is a presence of breast tissues in a male, often muddled up with fatty tissues. Although new born babies suffer from this condition, it usually occurs more during the puberty. Also overweight men and men who consume steroids; undergo drug therapy and have other serious complications, completely unknown at times, suffer through gynecomastia.
WHAT CAUSES GYNECOMASTIA?
When breast tissues in men get overdeveloped and breasts become noticeably larger or puffier, at times, tender and asymmetrical, it is known as Gynecomastia. The reasons behind each gynecomastia condition are different. Gynecomastia can be caused by heredity, hormonal fluctuations or irregularities, glandular dysfunctions, excessive weight gain, certain therapeutic medication and drug abuse.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF GYNECOMASTIA?
Basic symptoms are visible and decidable and usually begin with a lump development near the chest area, breast tenderness, soreness and numbness. Skin changes, pigmentation and asymmetry in breasts are some other important symptoms. Whatever may be the symptoms, it is crucial to diagnose the condition at the earliest and start the treatment.
WHAT TREATMENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR GYNECOMASTIA?
Gynecomastia can be treated effectively and with minimal discomfort! Although the treatment for gynecomastia follows pre-op consultation, surgical procedure and post-op recovery and care pattern, sometimes, the non-invasive option can be taken into consideration.
HOW GYNECOMASTIA PROCEDURES ARE PERFORMED?
First and foremost, it is important to understand what Type of Gynecomastia you are suffering with and a detailed consultation with your doctor/plastic surgeon needs to happen in order to help you settle for the surgery. After evaluating your overall health condition, your breast tissues – Glandular and Fatty – the doctor will plan the surgery for you.
The ratio of these both tissues varies from person to person. If the fatty tissue is excessive, Liposuction may be needed whereas if the glandular tissue is overboard then the excess of it can be surgically removed with a scalpel. At times, a combination of both may be required to treat gynecomastia.
This surgery is carried out under general anaesthesia although local anaesthesia may be needed along with sedation. The result is immediate along with temporary scarring, swelling and bruising which fades out over the next four to six weeks. Pressure garments and pain medication will be prescribed and a healthy lifestyle advised. Complications are rare and never severe. A good pre-op consultation eliminates any risk of complications.
AT WHAT AGE GYNECOMASTIA SURGERY CAN BE DONE?
There is no particular age or phase that defines the occurrence of gynecomastia and for surgery to be performed. The cases must be evaluated on an individual basis. Typically, adolescents face this problem more often than other men of further age groups but even newborn babies can also get it. This condition disappears by itself in some cases, while in some, surgical approach is necessary. Older men, athletes, etc suffering with this condition are also candidates.
AM I MORE PRONE TO DEVELOP GYNECOMASTIA IF I AM OVERWEIGHT?
Obesity and gynecomastia are not co-incidental but excessive weight gain or greater increase of fatty tissues can lead to this condition. In this case, prevention is better than cure.
IS THERE A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GYNECOMASTIA AND DRUGS OR MEDICATIONS?
The answer is yes. Gynecomastia, as a side-effect, occurs when certain drugs or medications are consumed. Bodybuilding steroids can also lead to this condition or could worsen it as well.
WHAT KINDS OF RISKS/COMPLICATIONS ARE INVOLVED IN GYNECOMASTIA SURGERY?
Any surgery, including the Male Breast Reduction surgery, involves some amount of risk as each case is different and you wouldn’t know how a person’s body would respond to a surgery. It has been repeatedly observed that gynecomastia is safe surgical procedure and apart from minimal risks, there are no major complications involved if everything goes right. However, pain, discomfort, tenderness and stiffness along with temporary scarring are to name some.
IS GYNECOMASTIA SURGERY EXPENSIVE AND PAINFUL? IS IT LONG LASTING?
The Cost of the Gynecomastia varies from condition to condition and doctor to doctor. The surgery, however, doesn’t burn a hole in your pocket. Since the surgery is performed keeping all the individual challenges in the mind, it involves minimal discomfort or pain for that matter. It is certainly long lasting and ensures healthy recovery.
WHAT IS THE RECOVERY/ HEALING TIME AFTER THE GYNECOMASTIA SURGERY?
Depending upon the individual’s health condition and lifestyle, the recovery from may take about two weeks. You can resume daily activities after that. However, you need to avoid any strenuous activities for at least a month. Well-balanced diet and sufficient rest can help you recover faster. Once the body finishes healing, the person may notice gradual and steady improvements in the chest contour.
HOW SHOULD I LOOK AFTER MYSELF OR THE PATIENT AFTER THE SURGERY?
You should diligently follow your plastic surgeon’s instructions in order to achieve faster and healthier recovery. Eating healthy diet, mild exercise, regular medicine intake as prescribed and a positive frame of mind will aid rapid recovery. Avoid stress of any kind, going out in harsh sun and keep patience.
HOW SHOULD I FIND A SKILLED GYNECOMASTIA DOCTOR/PLASTIC SURGEON?
It is strongly recommended that you consult a board-certified Plastic surgeon if you are diagnosed with Gynecomastia. Ensure that you meet the surgeon in person and know more about this background, experience and overall skills. You should also check the clinic’s physical address and website for more information.
IS THERE A PARTICULAR CENTER THAT TREATS GYNECOMASTIA EFFECTIVELY?
Along with selecting the right plastic surgeon to make sure effective solution for gynecomastia, you should focus on finding out the right Cosmetic Surgery Center for you. This will ensure that you get comprehensive service and personalised care as a bonus.
DO I NEED TO IMPLEMENT LIFESTYLE CHANGES TO HANDLE GYNECOMASTIA BETTER?
Absolutely yes! Although gynecomastia is more of a hormonal controlled condition, obesity can cause it in the mid-aged men. It is important to have a weight-energy balance by consuming nutritious food and working our regularly.