Male Breast Reduction
Popularly referred to as a “Gynecomastia”
Body Plastic Surgeries
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What is Male Breast Reduction?
Gynecomastia (guy-nuh-koh-MAS-tee-uh) is an increase in the amount of breast gland tissue in boys or men, caused by an imbalance of the hormones estrogen and testosterone. Gynecomastia could be a problem for both breasts or just one and sometimes in a different way.
Boys who are experiencing puberty, as well as older men can be affected by gynecomastia due to of hormonal changes that occur naturally in levels, however other causes are also possible.
The majority of the time, gynecomastia isn't major issue, however it can be difficult to deal with. Both males and females with gynecomastia may feel the sensation of having breast pain and might be uncomfortable.
- If you're hesitant to wear a shirt to go out in public, go swimming, take part in sports, or exercise in a fitness center.
- If you are looking to increase your body's overall proportions, you can do so.
- If you feel a sense of mental discomfort that comes by "man boobs" or large breasts.
- If you are looking to boost your confidence in social situations.
Gynecomastia usually isn't due to any medical issues In fact, the cause is not always recognized. But, since there are some medical conditions which can trigger gynecomastia your first step should be to visit your family physician to rule it out.
If you're healthy and in good overall health and you have a positive mindset with realistic goals, then you are probably a great patient for the procedure.
The aim of gynecomastia surgeries is to restore a normal breast contour and treat deformities that affect that area, including the breast, neck or the areola. Surgery options include liposuction the excision (surgical elimination of tissues) or the combination of both. The glandular breast tissue is more dense than fat tissue, and therefore is not suitable for liposuction.
The scars that result from gynecomastia surgery are different, depending on the quantity of breast tissue you have as well as the skin's elasticity. Even those with bigger breasts and tend to develop larger scars typically very pleased with the outcome.
Gynecomastia results are permanent as long as your weight remains stable. If your problem was caused by the use of medications or anabolic steroids, continued usage could result in a repeat incidences.
Surgery for gynecomastia is extremely safe , and many patients enjoy effortless recovery. Even with the most careful attention to safety from the surgeon and patient complications may occur. Commonly, they result in bruising, bleeding, fluid accumulations and contour irregularities as well as loss of nipple skin visible scarring, numbness in the nipples nipples as well as loose breast skin asymmetries. Attention to meticulous surgical technique and pre/peri/postoperative management is essential to good outcomes.