Gynaecomastia is the overgrowth of the breast due to reduction of testosterone hormone in men and can be seen at all ages. Gynaecomastia can occur in the forms of regional fat deposition, development of gland tissue, excess mammal skin and excess in a single breast or both.
Firstly, the reason for gynaecomastia should be sought before the operation. This can be due to hormonal change, obesity, genetic reasons or side effects of some drugs. All other cases than those occurred due to hormonal reasons are treated with surgical procedures. After the procedure to be applied under general anesthesia, it is possible to permanently get rid of overgrown breasts.
It is possible to get rid of gynaecomastia with the method liposuction. Besides that, if the patient has excess mammary texture, it may also be required to use VaserLiposuction. The method is determined after the specialist plastic surgeon sees the patient.
Gynaecomastia operations must be realized under general anesthesia, in the operating room. The corset recommended by the specialist doctor must be worn for almost 1 month after the operation.
After the operation, bruise, edema and swelling can be seen in the treatment area. These reduce and get recovered after the 3rd week. Breasts will gain their shape after 3 months approximately.
Who are the fit candidates for a gynaecomastia operation?
- Male patients whose condition cannot be treated with alternative medical methods;
- Persons who do not have medical conditions preventing healing or have a life-critical illness;
- Physically healthy men in normal weight and men who complain about enlarged breasts.
Procedure can be applied to adolescents, but if growing continues, a second operation might be required.
Is any scar left in the surgery site?
Because of the vaser device’s thin cannulas, small incisions are opened in the procedure area and fat tissue is melted with the help of ultrasonic sound waves and removed through these incisions. Therefore, no scar is left in any site after the procedure. Furthermore, due to the tightening effect of the device, the muscles might get more prominent after the operation.
How much do gynaecomastia operations cost?
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