Do you have gynecomastia? Embarrassing man boobs? What are the Gynecomastia treatments are available?
It is first important to figure out what type of gynecomastia you have. True gynecomastia or Gyno, is due to actual breast tissue growth usually after exposure to estrogen. This can happen during puberty or as a result of taking supplements and steroids that convert to estrogen. Once this breast tissue enlarges, it is hard to get rid of. Sometimes it resolves but usually it requires some type of intervention Pseudogynecomastia is due to excess fat on the chest. This can helped by weight loss and liposuction. Most patients have one or another but many have a combination of the two. Gynecomastia treatment with Gynecomastia Surgery is safe and effective.
Whatever the case, gynecomastia or man boobs are very embarrassing and can hurt a man’s self esteem. Gynecomastia treatment is designed to restore a normal contour to the chest and relieve the patient of his burden. True gynecomastia requires surgical destruction and/or excision (removal) of the breast tissue with Gynecomastia Surgery. There is no way to non-invasively remove breast tissue. Vaser Liposuction can be used to remove fat from the chest and can also be used to remove the breast tissue. A surgical procedure known as a subcutaneous mastectomy may also be needed. In a relatively simple surgical procedure under local anesthesia, a small incision is made around the nipple. The breast tissue is then carefully removed from the surrounding tissue. This removes the cause of the nipple projection. If a great deal of fat is present, vaser and laser liposuction can be used to melt the fat. Liposuction cannulas are then used to suction off the fat and contour the chest. The result should be a flatter, more masculine chest and better self esteem!
Recovery from gynecomastia surgery is relatively quick. The patient goes home numb from the procedure. Soreness may develop later that is treated with pain medication. Heavy lifting must be avoided for several weeks and a tight compression band must be worn for at least 3-4 weeks. Stitches are removed in on week. There will be swelling for several weeks that resolves with compression, massage, exercise and time.