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Gynecomastia Surgery In Mumbai

What is Gynecomastia Surgery?

Development of breast in male is called gynecomastia. Also called as man boobs or male breast, or “Moobs”. It can be just little conical protrusion called puffy nipple to fully develop like a female breast, seemingly non harmful condition but can put one in a very embarrassing situation and can have a negative impact on quality of life.The feel of having a feminine look might disrupt one’s self-esteem. One might shy away from visiting a gym or swimming bare-chested. Gynecomastia might be visible through cloth and one becomes center of negative attention and subject of teasing.People might start with drawing socially, sometimes even avoid marriage or going to school. It affects personal social life and career too. No wonder gynecomastia is the commonest cosmetic surgery today. One can regain the confidence to live life to the fullest.

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Causes of Gynecomastia Surgery

Familial/Idiopathic Gynecomastia Surgery

Most of the time there is no cause Of Gynecomastia Surgery, it runs in family, a person have normal secondary sexual characteristics.

Natural Hormone Changes

The hormones testosterone and estrogen is responsible for the particular trait of being a men or women. The Testosterone hormones control the male traits, such as muscle mass and body hair. Estrogen controls female traits, including the growth of breasts.

Contrary to the popular belief, the female hormone estrogen is even produced by men in small quantity. However, male estrogen levels that are too high or are out of balance with testosterone levels can cause gynecomastia surgery.

Gynecomastia Surgery In Infants: It is an interesting fact that more than half of male infants are born with enlarged breasts due to the effects of their mother’s estrogen. However, it reduces within two to three weeks of birth.
Gynecomastia During Puberty: Gynecomastia during puberty is quite common. In most cases, the swollen breast will go away once you cross 18 years of age. However, in some unfortunate cases, it does not subside. In such cases, gynecomastia is advised.
Gynecomastia In Men: Between the age group of 50 to 69, the enlarged breast is quite common. At least 1 in 4 men in this age group are affected.


A number of medications can cause gynecomastia. These include antidepressants, cancer treatment, antibiotics, AIDS medications and many more. While consulting with the physician, it is important to discuss about the usage of the medicine so that the doctor can provide an accurate treatment. Sometimes substance abuses like alcohol or drugs can also cause gynecomastia.

Health Conditions

Several health conditions can cause gynecomastia by affecting the normal balance of hormones. These include
Aging: Hormone changes that occur with normal aging can cause gynecomastia, especially in men who are overweight.
Malnutrition: When your body is deprived of adequate nutrition, testosterone levels drop, but estrogen levels remain constant, causing a hormonal imbalance. Gynecomastia can also occur once normal nutrition resumes.
Hyperthyroidism: In Hyperthyroid the thyroid gland produces too much hormone thyroxine thus leading to gynecomastia.
Kidney Issues: About half the people being treated with regular hemodialys is experience gynecomastia due to hormonal changes.
Liver Failure And Cirrhosis: People with liver issues often encounter hormonal fluctuations. Hormonal fluctuation is the reason behind gynecomastia.

How Does Gynecomastia Surgery Benefit Us?

Some of the benefits of gynecomastia surgery include:

Psychological Benefit:

Of course a perfect body brings confidence and a little defect self-consciousness. Men with enlarged breast often feel embarrassed. Embarrassment often brings physiological disturbance as they become the fodder for taunts as their appearance do not match with the conventional needs. Gynecomastia surgery helps overcome this embarrassment. The surgery will help to improve your appearance, improve self-confidence, enables you to wear well-fitted clothes, brings you more close to people or make you socially available.

Physical Benefit:

Some people with gynecomastia bends forward unconsciously to hide enlarged male breast giving a hunchback look. Gynecomastia surgery will improve your look as well as posture. A reduced chest will help you to indulge in physical activities and keep yourself fit.

Am I Right Candidate for Gynecomastia Surgery?

The candidates in the Gynecomastia surgery includes men who want to correct their abnormal growth of breast tissues to get a more chiselled look:

  • For some men the condition of gynecomastia cannot be corrected through alternative medical treatments. In such cases the surgery is the best option.
  • Healthy individuals who have a good health or do not have any serious illness that impair healing.
  • Non-smokers and non-drug users (stop smoking)
  • Men who have a specific goals in their mind regarding the physical symptoms of gynecomastia.
  • One who have realistic expectation from the surgery.
  • The breast growth for some men have stabilized.
  • Some men whose enlargement of breast has become a cause of concern.

Gynecomastia Surgery Facts

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Time Required

60-90 Mins



Local+Sedation Anesthesia


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Hospital Stay

Hospital Stay




1-2 Days

Success Rate

Very High


What Should I Expect During a Consultation for Gynecomastia Surgery?

At the time of consultation, you are free to ask questions with your plastic surgeon and he will answer your every query related to Gynecomastia surgery. One must keep this fact in mind that pre-procedure consultation helps define the goal and outcomes of the surgery as every patient is different and everyone has a different concern to receive the Gynecomastia surgery. However, it is inevitable to receive the consultation session to help you to identify the status of your problem.

During your Gynecomastia consultation be prepared to discuss:

  • Your surgical goals
  • Medical conditions, drug allergies and medical treatments
  • Current medications, vitamins, herbal supplements, alcohol, tobacco and drug use
  • Previous surgeries

Your Gynecomastia surgeon will also:

  • Evaluate your general health status and any pre-existing health conditions or risk factors
  • May take photographs
  • Discuss your Gynecomastia options
  • Recommend a course of treatment
  • Discuss likely outcomes of Gynecomastia and any risks or potential complications.

One may have a number of questions to ask, but one must introspect each question with respect to concerned problem hence, it is good to make a list of important questions before proceeding for the consultation step.

What Are the Different Types and Technique of Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gradation Of Gynecomastia Surgery

A. Simon’s Classification

Grade 1 Small enlargement, no skin excess
Grade 2a Moderate enlargement, no skin excess
Grade 2b Moderate enlargement with extra skin
Grade 3 Marked enlargement with extra skin

B. Rohrich Classification

In this type of gynecomastia, it takes into consideration of amount of extra skin compared to chest

Grade 1: Minimal Hypertrophy, (less than 250g of tissue) without ptosis
1a: Primarily glandular
1b: Primary fibrous
Grade 2: moderate hypertrophy (250-500g of breast tissue) without ptosis
2a: Primarily glandular
2b: Primary fibrous
Grade 3: Severe hypertrophy ((>500g of breast tissue with grade 1 ptosis glandular or fibrous)
Grade 4: Severe hypertrophy with grade 2 or 3 ptosis glandular or fibrous

How Does Gynecomastia Surgery Execute?


Cosmetic surgeon will listen to your concern regarding gynecomastia, your goal of end result, examine you for gynecomastia and for any other cause of gynecomastia, and make a cosmetic surgery plan. He will explain you the detail about the procedure.

Pre-operative Preparation

The medical general fitness assessment is done. Any associated medical condition is controlled on the day of the surgery, your goal of the surgery and plan is again discussed with you and marking is done.


Gynecomastia surgery can be done under local anesthesia or general anesthesia. It will depend on gradation of gynecomastia, surgeon’s expertise and patient psychological built up. Latest technology like vaser help to do gynecomastia under local anesthesia very comfortably.

Liposuction Technique

Most of the time liposuction is done by making a small tiny hole at periareolar border. Rarely second puncture is done at inframammary line. They mix so well with surrounding that they are hardly visible once healed.

Excision Technique

Glandular tissue is excised through same tiny pericardial incision. In the excision,depending on amount of excess skin, areola size and liposuction technique use excess skin may require skin excision. Cosmetic surgeon can say about it only after personal examination.

Combination Of Liposuction & Excision Techniques

In some cases both the liposuction and the excision method is used to treat gynecomastia.

What Are the Result of Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynaecomastia surgery result is visible on operating table only. Major improvement will be seen in a month time. Final result is visible in 6 to 8 month time.

What is the Risk of Gynecomastia Surgery?

All forms of surgery come with certain risks and complications, however advent of the advance technique of doing gynecomastia under local anesthesia in expert hands and proper hospital set up, gynecomastia surgery can be termed as a very safe surgery. One can discuss in detail with cosmetic surgeon during consultation.

How Will You Get Recovered From Gynecomastia Surgery?

After the procedure is completed, dressings or bandages will be applied to your incisions. An elastic band or support garment is used to fasten recovery and mold the chest shape. One can resume office job in a day or 2. Cardio like activity in a e week and gym in 2 weeks’ time.

Why Dr. Milan Doshi for the Gynecomastia Surgery?

Dr. Milan Doshi as a Gynecomastia Surgeon:

Dr. Milan Doshi, M Ch (plastic surgery), is a board-certified cosmetic surgeon with 20+ years of experience.

Dr. Milan Doshi is a pioneer name in the cosmetic surgery at MUMBAI, INDIA and performs cosmetic surgeries exclusively. He is well-known as the top cosmetic surgeon in Mumbai and a recognized member of the ASPS, ISAPS, APSI, IAAPS, he has trained more than 50 plastic cosmetic surgeons across India and has been a recognized mentor by ISAPS.

He has done more than 10K cosmetic surgeries and patients from 50+ countries got benefited by Dr. Milan Doshi’s expert surgical hands.

He has a credit for performing more than 1k Gynecomastia surgeries in his career.

He regularly performsminimal, moderate, and several hypertrophy (Gynecomastia)to give a properly desired shape and size of chest areas and sort out the issue of gynecomastia problem more effectively. He has a credit for many presentations for gynecomastia or man boobs (Moobs) at various national & international conferences.

NO WONDER Dr. Milan Doshi has been recognized as a celebrity cosmetic surgeon for Bollywood fraternity and credit of happily satisfying hundreds & hundreds of gynecomastia patients across the globe.

Gynecomastia Surgery at Allure Medspa Mumbai, India

Allure Medspa for Gynecomastia Surgery:

We have two centres in MUMBAI with the state-of-the-art facilities; cosmetic surgery clinic at Andheri West is for the non-surgical procedure where one can get the pre-procedure consultation, post-procedure follow-ups. The Andheri West centre of Allure Medspa is a prime attraction for celebrity people as it is a hotspot destination for production houses and their offices.

The cosmetic surgery hospital/centre in Goregaon West are ISO 9000:2008 and NABH certified.

The two separate modern operation theatre, advanced patient’s monitoring system during operation and post-operative care add to the safety of surgery.

We are all updated with the latest technology. We recommend the particular option of the technology/method of the procedure according to the patient’s need, expectation and desired goal of the Gynecomastia surgery.

Due to the facilities of equipment such as an ultrasonic cleaner, ETO-sterilization, autoclave, fumigation and stringent protocols we ranked highest in the safety and hygiene measure.

With an indoor overnight facility one can find the best ambiance in our centre where the patient’s comfort is kept in mind with in-suit bathrooms & rooms are equipped with all the necessary things such as microwave, refrigerator, LCD TV, landline phone, etc. and make a homely feeling for the patients during their hospital stay.

The staffs at Allure Medspa take all precautions to make your journey of fine to fabulous a pleasant experience. One can have a homely feeling even with the medical procedure.

Our centre is committed to providing exceptional care, standard facilities, and advanced measure for the surgery and all under a single roof.

We have the most priority for the patient’s PRIVACY and CONFIDENTIALITY!

What Are the Best Gynecomastia Surgery Cost in Mumbai,india?

How Much Does a Gynecomastia Surgery Cost?

The cost depends on various factors in which the following are the mandatory inclusion:

  • Surgeon’s Fee
  • Anesthetist fees
  • Medicines/consumables during surgery
  • Hospital facility & stay
  • Technology used
  • Immediate post-operative follow-ups

Following are the factors that are NOT included in the cost determination:

  • Preoperative fitness test
  • Post-operative medications (to be taken at home) After the Gynecomastia surgery
  • Rare and unforeseen health circumstances experienced by the patients
  • Insurance doesn’t cover the Gynecomastia surgery cost as the finance service provider doesn’t assist you for planning the cosmetic surgeries.

How various Factors affect the cost of Gynecomastia Surgery?

  1. Patient’s Profile: Patient’s profile includes need for Gynecomastia surgery, type of surgery used to correct the concern, as well as the body structure, general health of the patient and the goal of surgery.
  2. Surgeon’s Profile: The board-certified surgeon is firstly counted for the cosmetic procedure, especially the Gynecomastia surgery. The M Ch, MS, and MBBS surgeon who has expertise in performing the Gynecomastia surgery and recognized by various national & international cosmetic centres, i.e., ASPS, ISAPS, weigh the cost of the procedure.
  3. Anesthetist Charge: Anesthesiologist makes your surgery painless and monitors your vital parameters during surgery and his expertise is important for the safety of the surgery.
  4. The Infrastructure of the centre: It is always important to choose the accredited centre rather than the daycare centres as it can assure you about safe and successful Gynecomastia surgery. NABH accredited centre is counted as the best centre/clinic that confirms the safety & hygiene associated with the surgical procedure. Operation theater monitoring equipment, level of sterilization, a used instrument for special purposes.
  5. Hospital Stay: The facilities of in-suite room, cleanliness & hygiene as well as 24/7 staff support system.
  6. Medicines: Medicines include anesthesia, surgical medicine, disposable and consumables.
  7. Follow-ups: The required session of follow-ups after the Gynecomastia surgery may enhance the cost of the procedure.

Most health insurance plans do not cover Gynecomastia surgery or its complications, but many plastic surgeons offer patient financing plans, so be sure to ask. The cost of Gynecomastia surgery generally ranges from 50K to 1 Lack that takes around 1-1.5 hours to perform.

What Are the FAQs of Gynecomastia Surgery?

No. Many patients seen at Allure Medspa had testosterone levels checked that are well within the “normal” range. There could be many other reason like ingestion of drugs or medical ailment like kidney issues. If other secondary sexual characteristics are normal, probably hormone level will be normal.

No, breast enlargement occurs quite often in both male and female babies in the first month or so of life. The reason behind this could be the presence of maternal estrogen which crosses the placenta prior to birth. This ’neonatal gynecomastia’ seen in male babies generally goes away in 4-6 weeks of birth. Interestingly, ‘neonatal gynecomastia’ does not occur in children who are born prematurely.

There is no particular no age limit to undergo gynecomastia surgery. The most important factor is to evaluate the health condition of the patient.

Any type of piercings on chest, nipples and areolas might increase the chances of infection. One week ahead of the surgery, it is advisable to remove any form of piercings.

It is important for patients to rest and let the body heal immediately after the surgery. Indulging in rigorous exercise could lead to large blood or fluid collections which can lead to infection or contour irregularities, ruining a great result. One should try avoiding repetitive arm and chest motions, heavy lifting, and straining or excessive trunk motion for 2 weeks following surgery.

Yes, even other procedures can be conducted along with gynecomastia surgery. Many people request for liposuction of the abdomen with the gynecomastia surgery. There is an added advantage that the recovery period is same and a single anesthesia is administered.

The visible scars will make the surgery very obvious. The incision is made in the discreet areas so that it is not visible. The scars for the liposuction are 4-5mm long and placed right in the peri areolar area or at inframammary fold, armpit crease, so they are not visible once healed. To avoid an obvious ‘operated on’ look, these scars are purposely placed asymmetrically.

There is no written proof of a gynecomastia and male breast cancer. It is a known fact that excess estrogen compared to androgens increases the risk of both benign (gynecomastia) and malignant (cancer) growth of male breast tissue. Examples of risk factors for such abnormal growth of male breast tissue would include aging, obesity, alcoholism, liver disease, estrogen treatment for i.e. prostate cancer, and Klinefelter’s syndrome.

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