Breast reduction in men – gynecomastia surgery
Male breast reduction is not uncommon, but is rarely mentioned. Breast reduction in men is known as gynecomastia. Medical news from around the world shows that modern people are not afraid to taken care of their bodies and bodies because they look and feel good. The percentage of men who have had the knife has increased significantly, and one of the reasons is gynecomastia surgery.
Gynecomastia is a disease of an overdeveloped or enlarged breast due to hormonal changes, illness, negative side effects, or a drug reaction. It can also be a natural condition and the surgery can be aesthetically pleasing cosmetic surgery or a medical condition requiring corrective surgery. The main features of this disease can be excessive development of glandular tissue or fat, or both, and gynecomastia can be unilateral (one breast) or bilateral (both breasts).
These operations are highly individualized operations and you should only perform them with realistic expectations and not adapt to an ideal image. Good candidates for this operation are men with a healthy physique and normal weight, who are disturbed by their enlarged breasts and whose breast development has stabilized. Surgical correction of gynecomastia is best performed in men who avoid smoking and drugs, and in healthy people without diseases or life-threatening conditions that slow or make the healing process strange.
An open consultation is necessary for the patient and the doctor before the operation. Questions can be asked about lifestyle, health and patient expectations. You can ask them about their previous operations, allergies, current medications and taking supplements. Risks, results and other possible consequences can also be discussed with him and recommendations can be made. Preparing for surgery may include diagnostic tests, adjusting current medications and avoiding smoking, aspirin, and anti-inflammatory drugs, which can increase bleeding.
Since gynecomastia is a very personal decision, it must be decided whether the potential risks and complications are acceptable. A consent form may be asked to sign to ensure an adequate understanding of the risks. Breast reduction surgery is generally performed on an outpatient basis under general or local anesthesia with sedation. The experience of shortness of breath and rapid heartbeat should require immediate medical attention. The practice of medicine and surgery is not an exact science, and therefore there may be cases where the best result is not obtained on the first attempt itself.