What gynecomastia surgery can do for you?
Some of the benefits of gynecomastia surgery include:
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.
Some people with gynecomastia bends forward unconsciously to hide enlarged male breast giving a hunchback look.Gynecomastia surgery will improve your lookas well asposture. A reduced chest will help you to indulge in physical activities and keep yourself fit.
Am I a good candidate for Gynecomastia?
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.
How Gynecomastia procedure is executed?
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.
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.
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.
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.