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Gynecomastia In Sanatoga, PA

Gynecomastia occurs most commonly when estrogen and testosterone hormones are out of balance, causing an increase in male breast tissue. Swelling and enlargement can also be caused by certain medications and diseases. Although men do not develop breasts like women, they are all born with a small amount of breast tissue. One or both breasts may be affected. Often, gynecomastia affects one breast more than the other.

Otherwise commonly known as ‘man boobs’, gynecomastia can be present in males at any age. Gynecomastia surgery reduces the size of the enlarged breasts. During the procedure, excess skin, fat, and glandular tissue are removed to restore and tighten the chest to a more masculine contour.

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Who Should Consider Gynecomastia Surgery?

  • Men who want a flatter, firmer, and more masculine chest contour.
  • Men who are self-conscious about their enlarged breasts.
  • Men who have experienced significant weight loss, causing the skin to sag in the breast area.
  • Men with gynecomastia who have not responded to other medical treatments.
  • Men who suffer from significant pain or emotional distress from enlarged breasts.
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What To Expect During Gynecomastia Surgery

Male breast reduction surgery for gynecomastia is relatively short, thanks to today’s advanced surgical techniques. Recovery is also quick and scarring is almost undetectable. Local or general anesthesia can be used for this procedure, which may also involve liposuction. Small incisions are made on each side of the chest. They can also be placed along the areola edge or inside the armpit. These incisions will allow your plastic surgeon to remove excess fat, glandular tissue, and to sculpt a natural chest contour. After surgery, patients are given compression garments to minimize swelling and support the healing process. Patients can return to work or school within a few days after the procedure.

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The Benefits Of Gynecomastia Surgery

Gynecomastia is a condition that can cause embarrassment and self-esteem issues for men. But with male breast reduction surgery, gynecomastia no longer has to hold you back from feeling confident. It is possible to restore a naturally masculine appearance to your chest with the help of an experienced plastic surgeon. Male breast reduction surgery can be performed safely on both teenagers and adults. Patients report an increase in self-confidence after undergoing this surgery and feeling comfortable going shirtless for the first time in years. Men who have had gynecomastia may find themselves returning to sports and other physical activities that were challenging before the operation.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Gynecomastia Surgery Safe?

Every surgical procedure carries a risk of complications. Your plastic surgeon will give you preparation instructions that will help reduce your risk of complications.

Does Gynecomastia Surgery Hurt?

Patients may feel sore for a few days after the surgery, but the pain is minimal. Your plastic surgeon will prescribe medication for pain and inflammation.

What Is The Recovery Time For Gynecomastia Surgery?

The average recovery time for male breast reductions is about one to two weeks on average. Patients should avoid strenuous activity during this time to support healing and prevent complications.

Does Gynecomastia Surgery Leave Scars?

Gynecomastia surgery leaves minimal scarring, but most scars fade away over time. Incision lines are usually hidden within the natural contours of the breast.

What Other Procedures Can Be Performed With Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynecomastia surgery can be performed in conjunction with liposuction, a tummy tuck, or other cosmetic procedures.

Best Gynecomastia Surgery In Sanatoga

Plastic Surgery Solutions is the best gynecomastia surgery practice in Sanatoga to restore the masculine contours of a man’s chest. Book your gynecomastia consultation with Dr. John Louis today!

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