Gynecomastia – male breast reduction

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Male breasts can be significantly enlarged, which could pose a serious aesthetic and psychological problem. Enlarged male breasts can occur due to the two possible reasons – either the accumulation of fat tissue or increase of glandular tissue (increased level of the female hormone estrogen).

Methods

For enlarged breasts due to fat tissue, either the method of laser liposuction or classical liposuction can be used for the surgery.
If case of enlarged breasts withfat tissue plus enlarged glands, in addition to liposuction we surgically remove the glands.

Anesthesia

Male breast reduction is usually performed under general anesthesia, and the aesthetic result of this intervention isimpressive.

Recovery

The pace of postoperative recovery is individual and in most cases it takes from5 to 10 days. It is recommended to wear a special compression corset for 4 weeks after the intervention. Sutures are removed ten days after surgery, when the patient is able to return to his personal and professional activities. Intense physical activities can be performed 4 weeks after the surgery.


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