What is gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is a condition in which males experience enlarged breast tissue. This cosmetic surgery procedure removes excess fat and glandular tissue to restore a flatter, firmer and more masculine contour to the chest.


Ideal candidate for gynecomastia


If one or both male breasts have enlarged tissue or you have puffiness in nipples that make you feel shy.
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If you’re self-conscious about taking off your shirt at the beach, or diving into a pool.
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If people noticing two bulges on your chest and often passed mocking comments
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If after developing an athletic body, loose lumps still hanging off your lean chest that made the average person gawk
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If you are wearing a chest binder that can help your chest from moving too much.
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If you are facing intense bullying and you need to strap them down each day with a duct tape.
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If you are avoiding certain colors or fabrics that accentuate your chest.
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If through diet and exercise you can’t achieve the body you desire.
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If You have tried various medicines , but they’ve proven ineffective in treating the condition.
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Benefits of gynecomastia


Dive into a pool and Say goodbye to intense bullying or social stigma .
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Make your physical activities more comfortable and feel lighter by heart
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Feel free from constant uneasiness  and get rid of insecurities.
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Enables you to wear better-fitting clothes instead of baggy shirts to conceal the excess fat.
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The appearance of the chest is more flatter, firmer and better contoured.
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Frequently Asked Question


Mild to moderate pain may occur, that can be controlled with usage of recommended drugs.

It is advisable to return to office work after one week of the surgery .

It is usually performed under general anaesthesia and it takes about 2 hours .

The Surgeon will remove excess fat by making a small incision around the lower half of the nipple area and carrying out liposuction. The operation is quick and simple with a short recovery time

No , Fat is removed through liposuction so the scars are not visible.

Yes , if performed by a specially trained, board-certified plastic  surgeon .

Heavy lifting or straining should be avoided for 3-4 weeks after surgery.



Myths


Only women develop breasts.

Many people call gynecomastia ‘man boobs’. Men can, and do develop breast tissue.

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Gynecomastia go away with weight loss.

Doing exercise or losing weight will not reduce the breast tissue, surgery is the only option.

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It is difficult to treat gynecomastia

You don’t have to endure a lifetime with gynecomastia. It is very treatable if performed by a specially trained, board- certified  plastic  surgeon .

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Gynecomastia is an uncommon condition.

Gynecomastia is actually a pretty common trend among young men going through puberty ,although it sometimes persists afterward.

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Precautions and side effect


  • Pain : Mild discomfort that can be controlled by drugs.
  • Bruising : Minimal bruising may temporarily occur in the targeted area.
  • Numbness : There may be numbness in the targeted area. This should improve in 6 to 8 weeks.


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King George Medical University, Lucknow
1997-2000, 2002-2006.
Safdarjung hospital, Plastic surgery and Burn Unit
2000-2002
All India Institute of Med Sciences, New Delhi
1996-1997.
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SIPS, Superspeciality Hospital, Lucknow
Since 2005 to date.

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Micro vascular surgeon (revascularized 150+ limbs)
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Reconstructive Surgery
Trauma Consultant for the hospital
Burn Specialist Consultant

 

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