Male Breast Aesthetic Gynecomastia

What Is Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynecomastia is the name given to the uncontrolled and disproportionate growth of breast tissues in men. Surgical interventions made to these growths are called gynecomastia surgery. This fat, which is suitable for the anatomy of women and is not suitable for men. Although these fats are sometimes associated with weight, they can also be seen in most weak individuals. Many men are very uncomfortable with this condition. For this reason, individuals with gynecomastia problems resort to plastic surgery methods.

Types Of Gynecomastia

Granular type gynecomastia: this is the growth that occurs in the tissue that allows milk production in women, but does not have such an effect on men. Gynecomastia generally occurs in this type.

Oily type gynecomastia: it is a type of gynecomastia caused entirely by obesity without any increase in the mammary gland. It can occur as a result of frequent weight loss.

Mixed-type gynecomastia: both fatty-type and granular-type gynecomastia can occur together in some cases. In this case, mixed-type gynecomastia occurs.

How Is Gynecomastia Surgery Performed? What Are The Techniques Of Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynecomastia surgery is performed in 2 ways.

The first is the classic, that is, the open method. In this method, the adipose tissue in the breast of the male patient is removed from the area with the help of incisions.

This method is less preferred than the other method. Because the recovery time and the body are more likely to leave traces.

Another method used in gynecomastia surgery is liposuction. The liposuction method is also known as closed. The closed method can remove adipose tissue without any scars on the breast, without any damage to the breast. In the breast, holes are opened where small cannulas can pass, and adipose tissue is removed from these holes.

Thanks to these cannulas, not only adipose tissue but also breast tissue can be removed. Within 1 month after the Liposuction method is applied, the problem in the breast will be completely cured.

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    What To Consider Before Gynecomastia Surgery

    • As with every operation, it is necessary to stop taking aspirin and smoking, and drinking alcohol three weeks in advance.

    In the last week, the use of drugs that dilute the blood should be stopped. Painkillers called Aspranaks, Voltaren, Vermidon should not be used. If you need painkillers, Minoset or Novalgin will suffice.

    • Before gynecomastia surgery, you should report your medications and chronic diseases to Dr. Aykut Gok specialists. Our doctors can request that you stop taking these medications if they deem it necessary.

    • Before this operation, you should decamp your bad habits, such as smoking and alcohol, for a while. And you shouldn’t take blood thinners.

    You should not use drugs that cause blood pressure to drop, potassium and fluid loss, and hormone secretion to be blocked.

    Recovery Process After Gynecomastia Surgery

    After gynecomastia surgery, a tight dressing and bandage are performed on the patient to prevent internal bleeding. This wrap will not be removed for 2 days.

    After the operation, swelling and bruising may occur in the breasts. The severity and multiplicity of this swelling and bruising vary depending on the age of the patient, the adipose tissue taken and the technique used. After gynecomastia surgery, it will remain light scars. But these traces will disappear completely after about 1 month. In addition, there will be stiffness in the region for up to 3 months. This stiffness will disappear completely at the end of 3 months. Aesthetic stitching is used during the operation. Therefore, stitches do not need to be removed. The sutures melt on their own.

    What To Consider After Gynecomastia Surgery

    • After the operation is performed, you must remain under observation at the hospital for 1 Night.

    After surgery, you may feel slight pain. For these pains, Dr. Aykut Gok specialist doctors will recommend painkillers to you. In this way, your pain will go away.

    • You need to rest for the first 3 days after surgery.

    You should pay attention to sitting and getting up and not make sudden movements.

    • You should not lift heavy for the first 1 Week.

    You can shower 3-4 days after surgery. But for the first 3-4 days, you should not take a shower.

    Sudden movements should be avoided until full recovery occurs after the operation.

    Tight clothing should not be preferred for some time after the operation.

    Bruising, swelling, and pain may occur in the breasts after the operation. You can use the creams recommended by your doctor to eliminate the bruises, swelling, and pain in question.

    • After gynecomastia surgery, you may need to wear a corset if your doctor recommends it. This corset will make you feel much better.