What is Gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia or Male Breast is a state used to describe the development of breast tissues in men. The development of male breasts mostly becomes a reason for embarrassment and low self-esteem for teenagers and young adults. If you are searching for an experienced Gynecomastia Surgeon, consult Dr. Vikas Gawri today. His clinic based in Ludhiana, Punjab, India - Kyra Clinic is a leading cosmetic & plastic surgery center known for quality-assured gynecomastia treatment.
What are the causes of Gynecomastia or Male Breast?
Male breasts can occur in men of all age groups. The prime cause of enlarged breast is hormonal irregularities also known as physiological gynecomastia. Other reasons include cimetidine digitalis, testicular failure, liver failure, and medication with steroids over an extended period. Generally, this situation subsides on their own but, in several scenarios, it persists and demands surgical procedure i.e Gynecomastia Surgery.
The gynecomastia surgery technique at Kyra Clinic is minimally invasive and is far better than the traditional forms which involve bigger areolar incisions creation.
What is the first step to deal with Male Breast?
The first step should be to consult an endocrinologist and find the right cause.
Who are the Right Candidates for Gynecomastia Surgery?
A physically fit man with mild, moderate, to severe breast resulting in embarrassment.
What is a Gynecomastia Surgery Procedure?
This surgery is medically administered under general anesthesia. If your breast is mostly fatty, you can effortlessly remove it using liposuction technique. Though this procedure does not leave any scar, yet you can experience few access ports. But, no need to worry as all these are less than half a centimeter in size. All excess skin will contract in coming six weeks and leaves behind a smooth and leveled chest. In nodular and fibrous breasts situation, the best-suited technique is to remove breast tissue by making a small infra-areolar incision.
What is the Step-by-step Guide to Ultrasound Assisted Liposuction(UAL)?
Step 1: Infusion of a tumescent solution to the targeted problematic area
Step 2: Wait for an hour or so.
Step 3: Emulsify fat entirely using unique ultrasonic probes
Step 4: Suctioning out of dissolved fat to make the chest firmer and masculine
Note: In case of excess of glandular tissue, UAL procedure is executed in amalgam with gland extraction procedure for better results.
What is the Recovery Time of Gynecomastia Surgery?
The usual healing time of wounds is seven days to a fortnight. Swelling and bruising takes somewhere around 3 to 6 weeks to heal. In case of excision, a soft and comfortable dressing is applied around the chest to provide firm support, and a tube is employed to drain accumulated fluids.
What Aftercare does Gynecomastia Surgery require?
- Wear compression garment for next six weeks to ensure empty skin retraction, space collapse, and chest wall muscles sticking.
- Do not indulge in heavy exercises or weight training until six weeks after the surgery.
- Follow a healthy diet plan for fast results and quick recovery.
Does the Treatment Leave Visible Scars?
As such there won't be any scar. Even the barely visible marks also fadeaway with the passage of time.
What are the Risks and Complications of Gynecomastia Surgery?
Risks and complications are inherent nature of every surgical procedure. The general risks include infections, blood collection under the skin, delayed wound healing or minor bleeding. Apart from these, Saucer deformity and retraction or inversion of the nipple are specific gynecomastia-oriented risks.
Note: It is always recommended to discuss all the associated risks with a doctor before undergoing the surgery. Also, if the surgery is being performed by a qualified and experienced surgeon, you’ll have less risks involved.
Why Trust Kyra Clinic for Gynecomastia Treatment?
- Quality-assured service
- Board certified surgeon
- State-of-the-art infrastructure & facilities
- Latest techniques & technologies
- Experienced staff headed by Dr. Gawri