Male Breast Reduction Surgery, (Gynecomastectomy), is a common procedure for men who wish to remove any excess of unwanted chest fat. This uncomplicated procedure involves the use of liposuction to remove excess fat tissue and to restore loose skin for the appearance of a smooth, flat chest.
In the United States many men breast reduction surgery procedures are performed each day with the objective of improving appearance as it is a quick, safe and effective solution for men who want to get rid of excess fat in their chest area or have excess skin after a rapid weight loss.
It’s a procedure specially recommended for those who suffer from gynecomastia, also called ‘man boobs’, or ‘male breasts’. this is medical condition of men who develop abnormal mammary glands or fatty breast tissue resulting in a feminine appearance . As this condition cannot be improved by exercise or diet, many men choose this procedure as a solution.
Is a male Breast Reduction Permanent?
The breast tissue does not grow back and fat cannot be deposited as the fat cells will have been removed. This permanent solution is relatively simple and give you back your look and confidence.
How is the procedure of a Male Breast Surgery?
The procedure is conducted under general anesthetic, so you’ll be asleep and will not feel anything. Usually it is preferable to stay overnight in The Clinic.
Your surgeon will discuss the most appropriate procedure for you, but most commonly a small incision is made around the lower part of the nipple for the excess fat and glandular tissue to be removed.
The removal is made via a surgical excision combined with liposuction such as Vaser which is a fast procedure to liquefy fat and gently suck out fat and glandular tissue. If the breasts are very large, the skin may have stretched and the nipple may need to be repositioned to obtain a natural appearance.
How long does it take to recover from Male Breast Reduction Surgery?
You can generally expect to return to work one week after the surgery but your surgeon will confirm when you are ready depending on the estate of your healing process You should avoid heavy lifting for several weeks, and not to practice any sport or strenuous activity for at least a month.
As with most surgery, you should expect some bruising and swelling. Therefore it can take a few weeks to fully admire the results. It is recommended that you wear a compression vest day and night for at least three weeks to minimize bruising and swelling and to ensure the skin conforms to the new shape.
Will I have Scars?
As the procedure involves tiny incisions, the scarring will be minimal and will be concealed in the natural contours of the chest. With time, any scarring will fade to natural skin tone but you can further improve the appearance by using Bio-oil, vitamin E oil or a similar moisturizing product.
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