The Ultimate Guide of Gynecomastia or Male Breast Reduction
Welcome to Gynecomastia Correction Surgery Guide also known as male breast reduction.
Take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the procedure and what you can do to help improve your results. Remember this presentation takes the place of your consultation and you should make sure to jot down any questions you may want to ask us later.
Gynecomastia is a common condition caused by the over development of glandular tissue, excessive fat deposits or both resulting in enlarged breast. Gynecomastia correct is a common plastic surgery procedure chosen by more than eighteen thousand mini year. It is often combined with liposuction of the love handles, balancing the counter of the chest and abdomen. Many men haven’t proved their appearance and self-confidence with this
How gynecomastia are be corrected?
In most cases glandular tissue contributes to your gynecomastia. So it will need to be surgically excised. To begin a small incision is made either on the edge of the area or in the underarm. Through the incision, excess glandular tissue and fat is removed if liposuction is to use to remove additional fat to mess up fluid is placed in predefined areas to control bleeding and make the fat easier to remove. The targeted fat is then sectioned out using a thin hallow metal tube called Acanula.
When a large amount of correction is needed. large incision may be necessary leaving more noticeable scares in some cases where a large volume of tissue has then removed excess skin must be removed so that the remaining skin fits snugly over the newly contoured chest finally the incisions are situated closed and dressings are placed to ate healing. An elastic compression garment may also be used to maintain the new contour of the skin.
Every person has a unique perspective and want may be the best shape for their body and you’re goals will affect the way your gynecomastia surgery is performed. It is important to discuss your desires and listen closely during the consultation. So that you can set realistic expectations a great result can only be achieved when there is good communication between us you also need to understand that the shape you have before surgery will partially determine the shape you have after surgery.
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Together we will select the technique that will provide the best result for you. When you meet with our patient coordinator we will discuss sheets and cost. Some suggestions to help you prepare for surgery your safety matters to us. You should be very open provide to medical history, drug allergies list, any previous surgery, medication diet pills, vitamins and herbs you are taking. Even if you don’t think that they’re important. Also, don’t be afraid to be frank with us about your life style: smoking, the strenuous mess of the work you perform, your exercise habits and the importance of getting back to work. Here are some other tips that will help you reduce scaring, shorten your recovery time and decrease your chances of complications:
- Discontinue using aspirin, ibuprofen, Naprosyn, St. John’s wort and vitamin E for one to two weeks before and a few days after your procedure.
- These act as blood thinners and could cause problems with blood clotting.
- Stop smoking and drinking alcohol in excess. Well in advance of your surgery and for one week after surgery.
- Drink lots of water in the days leading up to your procedure. Hydration will help you recover more quickly
To make your recovery easier and more comfortable be sure to:
- Arrange for someone to take you to home and take care of you for at least the first day or two.
- Fill your prescriptions for your surgery date and have them with an easy reach of where you will be resting.
- Place plenty of pillows or a bed wedge in a spare compressing garment nearby.
- You will also want to avoid raising your arms above your shoulder level.
- During the first three days after surgery, we recommend wearing a button down shirt to make it easier to get dressed.
After surgery you can expect some bruising, swelling and pain. Discomfort will be controlled with pain medication. However, severe pain is not normal. We would want to know about it immediately. You may feel like you’ve lost sensation in your chest but don’t be alarmed as you nerves begin to regenerate feeling and sensation should return to normal. The bruising may last to week or more.
The recovery process is different for everyone. But within a day of your surgery you should be up and walking around. In most cases, you should feel comfortable enough to return to work within two or three days. Stitches if any will dissolve or be removed within two weeks of your surgery.
You may resume sexual activity after a week or two but avoid heavy exercise for at least three weeks. Retreated areas may remain very sensitive for as long as a month. During which you should refrain from strenuous physical activities such as jogging, bouncing or any activity that could cause a direct impact to your chest. Avoid exposing any scars to the sun for at least six months.
A sun lights can cause scares to dark and permanently. If you can’t avoid sun exposure, use a strong sun block. While there will be scares, they are usually well hidden and become very inconspicuous as they fade and mature. Swelling may take three months or more to fully subside and allow you to see the improve contour of your chest.
What are the risks of the gynecomastia correction?
This information is not intended to frighten you but to help you make an informed decision. No question or concerned is silly or insignificant. We will be happy to discuss the full range of potential complications and answer any question you might have regarding this procedure. Many thousands of gynecomastia surgeries are successfully performed each year and thankfully serious complications occur infrequently but they can occur.
Complications can include and are not limited to scaring, bruising, infection, blood clots, and changes in nipple or breast to sensation that may be temporary or permanent reaction to anesthesia, asymmetry, fluid accumulation and fat necrosis. As with all medical procedure be sure to choose your surgeon wisely.
It is important to choose an experienced cosmetic surgeon you can trust and develop a good report with. So you can openly discuss your concerns in particular needs through out the process of consultation, surgery and after care. Should you decide to move forward with your gynecomastia surgery? A surgery date will be scheduled. Prior to surgery you will be given preparation and recovery instructions. Remember to keep your follow up visits as we are here to help make this a wonderful experienced for you. Fill free review any part of this presentation you like. And be sure to take a look at or before and after gallery to get a better idea of the result you may achieve.