17 Mar GYNECOMASTIA
What is Gynecomastia (Breast Growth in Men) ?
Male breast reduction surgery, also called gynecomastia surgery, is a surgical procedure that involves the reduction of male breast tissue that is larger than normal.
Why Does Breast Enlargement Occur in Men?
Breast enlargement in men is largely due to weight gain. In addition, this situation arises due to hormonal disorders, long-term use of antidepressants and bodybuilding drugs, alcohol and drug use.
How is Gynecomastia Surgery Performed ?
If excess fat tissue is detected in the examination performed before the gynecomastia surgery, breast reduction is performed by applying liposuction. If there is excess breast tissue, then breast tissue removal is performed. Depending on the size of your gynecomastia, your doctor may need to reposition your nipple.
What should be done before gynecomastia surgery ?
Smokers should stop using tobacco products at least 3-4 weeks before surgery. It is also necessary to stop taking anti-inflammatory and blood thinners about a month before gynecomastia surgery.
Before the operation, Op.Dr.Sultan YALÇIN and our healthcare team give you detailed information about what you need to do.
How long does gynecomastia surgery take ?
Gynecomastia surgery is performed under general anesthesia and usually takes 1-2 hours. Since the operation is performed under general anesthesia, 1 day hospitalization is usually required.
Will there be a significant scar after gynecomastia surgery?
Often, very small liposuction scars may remain around the nipple. If the tissue is removed, small scars are seen depending on the size of the removed tissue. These scars take on skin color over time and become indistinct. In addition, after the surgery, a scar care program is applied to ensure that the healing is healthy and fast.