Increase of male mammary glands, or gynecomastia is a problem faced by almost every third representative of the stronger sex.
Gynecomastia is characteristic to men of all ages, with the body producing more oestrogen than normal (the female sex hormone) or other reasons.
Doctor on surgery of gynecomastia:
Causes of male breast enlargement can be inheritance, obesity, impaired hormonal balance, use of certain medications or anabolic steroids, health problems. According to plastic surgeon Vytautas Jankūnas, men go for breast reduction with the help of plastic surgeons due to aesthetic reasons, to get rid of the discomfort or to prevent health problems, that may be influenced in the future bygynecomastia.
Before and after
The procedure and the results
During the operation, an incision is made under the aureoles of the nipple, the breasts are reduced by removing excessive tissues and skin; if necessary, liposuction is performed.
- Surgery is performed under general anaesthesia
- The duration of surgery is 1–3 hours
After the operation
After the surgery, patients are recommended to spend one day in the clinic, and should come in a week in for additional examination by the plastic surgeon. Rehabilitation do not take long, it is painless, the chance of complications is small. Incision scars remain for the entire life, but they fade and becomes almost invisible.
- It is possible to return to work in a week
- The sutures are removed in 10–14 days
- Wearing a special corset is recommended for 4–6 weeks
- It is possible to return to the usual life style and normal physical loads in a month
The results of this procedure are observed immediately, and they take final shape within 2–3 months. The effect is long-term.
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The price of gynecomastia treatment:
* The price includes necessary medical items, pre-and post-surgery care.