Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia in the Philippines

This condition is truly rather common. Gynecomastia affects an estimated 40 to 60 percent of men, but to varying levels. Though certain drugs and medical difficulties have been linked with male breast overdevelopment, there is no known cause in a large proportion of cases. For men who feel self conscious about their appearance, breast reduction surgery will help. The procedure removes fat tissue in the breasts, resulting in a chest that's flatter, firmer, and better contoured. 

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Gynecomastia Plastic Surgery at Beverly Hills Medical Group

 

Is breast reduction surgery for you?

During your conference with your surgeon, explain your goals and expectations of the surgery. Your surgeon will assess the nature of your breasts and the elasticity of your skin to determine the cause of your breast enlargement. It may be caused by fatty tissue and/or glandular tissue.

The doctor or nurse may show you several before and after treatment photographs of patients having similar breasts. Your surgeon will explain the treatment you can expect to receive and the surgical outcome you should anticipate. 

The best candidates’ gynecomastia surgeries are:

  • Healthy men who have overly developed breasts

Surgery may be discouraged for obese men, or for overweight men who have not first attempted to correct the problem with exercise or weight loss. Also, individuals who drink alcohol beverages in excess or smoke marijuana are usually not considered good candidates for surgery. These drugs, along with anabolic steroids, may cause gynecomastia. Therefore, patients are first directed to stop the use of these drugs to see if the breast fullness will diminish before surgery is considered an option.

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The procedures

Male breast reduction is performed on an outpatient basis using a general anaesthesia. The procedure can last from one to three hours depending on the extent of correction.

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Liposuction

If your gynecomastia is primarily caused by fatty tissue, liposuction is usually the procedure of choice. Liposuction surgery is a procedure used to actually remove unwanted localized deposits of fat cells from the body. A straw-like cannula is inserted through a tiny incision placed in an inconspicuous location on the skin. Using a vacuum system attached to the cannula, excess fat cells are sucked out. The result is a resculpting of bulging breasts into more attractive contours.

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Traditional Surgical Excision

 If your gynecomastia is the result of a glandular disorder, liposuction alone is not likely to be adequate. Traditional surgical excision may be a better option.

The excision may be performed alone or in conjunction with liposuction. Typically, the incision is placed on the edge of the areola (colored area of the nipple) or in the underarm area. Your surgeon will work through these incisions to cut away the excess glandular tissue, fat and skin from the breast. If your reduction requires the removal of significant amounts of tissue, larger incisions may be required.

If your gynecomastia is extreme, and large amounts of fat and/or glandular tissue have to be removed, excess skin may also have to be excised.

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What about Pectoral Implants?

Silicone implants for men are referred to as "Pec" implants. They are used to augment the pectoral muscles of a man's chest. Pec implants can be inserted at the same time as your breast reduction surgery and may add an hour to the procedure.

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What is recovery from male breast reduction surgery like?

Bed rest is recommended for the first day. You will experience some pain for several days. For the first few days following your surgery, you will wear surgical dressings which will be exchanged for a special compression garment. This will be worn for about two weeks. Most discomfort associated with breast surgery can be controlled with oral medication prescribed by your surgeon. Antibiotics may also be prescribed. Most men experience some degree of swelling, bruising and tenderness. These symptoms should subside in a short time. Within about 2 weeks, all sutures are removed. Your surgeon will advise you on a proper schedule for returning to your normal activities. Most patients are back to work within the first week.

Following your breast reduction surgery, you will enjoy a new, more pleasing shape. Many of our patients say their surgery enhanced their self-confidence.

If you have been considering male breast reduction surgery, call our office and arrange a private consultation.

Surgery

Time required: 1–2 hours Anesthesia: Local or general

Post surgical side effects Temporary discomfort, numbness, burning sensation

Gynecomastia Recovery time Back to work: 5-7 days Strenuous activity: 2-3 weeks Swelling and bruising: 3-6 months

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