Gynecomastectomy

Gynecomastectomy

Gynecomastectomy is a surgery to correct overgrowth of breast tissue in men. It may involve the removal of glandular tissue and fat through liposuction and removing excess skin to achieve a flatter, more masculine chest contour, improving the patient's self-esteem and confidence.
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Who is a good candidate?

A good candidate for Gynecomastectomy surgery is a man with excessive breast tissue growth that does not resolve with lifestyle changes such as weight loss or medical treatment.

Recovery Process

Patients who undergo a Gynecomastectomy can expect swelling, bruising, and discomfort in the treated area. Rest and avoidance of strenuous physical activity for the first two weeks are recommended, as well as the use of compression garments as indicated post-surgery.

Anesthesia

Moderate sedation.

Financing

You can finance the surgery through Care Credit.

Frequently Asked Questions

01. How long does it take to recover after Gynecomastia surgery fully?
Three to five weeks are required for swelling and bruising to subside. Depending on the patient's condition, complete recovery may take four to six months. Following postoperative instructions is essential.
02. Will scars be noticeable after Gynecomastia surgery?
Depending on the technique used, small scars may be evident in the treated area. However, the incisions will be made strategically to minimize their visibility. With time, the scars tend to fade, making them less visible.
03. Are the results of Gynecomastectomy permanent?
In most cases, the results of Gynecomastectomy are permanent, mainly because removal of the glandular tissue is performed. However, it is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle and avoid drastic weight changes to sustain long-term results.

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