Male Breast reduction surgery (Gynecomastia)
Male Breast Reduction is a popular plastic surgery procedure for achieving a flat, firm and more masculine-looking chest in men who have women like breasts. Male breast reduction or man boobs correction surgery is also known Gynecomastia, which means correction of women like breasts. The male breast reduction surgery corrects the unwanted fat and tissue in a male chest to give it a masculine appearance.
Prominent and enlarged male breasts can be a source of embarrassment and distress. Although there are several causative factors, like use of certain drugs/ hormonal imbalance or genetics, the treatment generally follows a common protocol.
With the new age Liposuction cannualae, male breast reduction is successfully treated by liposuction alone, with only less than 2% cases, where open excision is required to remove the hard breast disk. For very severe cases in males with big breast tissue, the surgery is similar to the female breast reduction.
It is advantageous for you to travel abroad to India as the cost of male breast reduction surgery in India is much less as compared to the cost of male breast reduction surgery in UK, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or any western country for the same quality of services and equally skilled surgeons. It is thus very lucrative for foreigners to travel overseas for male breast reduction as they get cheap male breast reduction plastic surgery overseas.
The surgery is generally done on a day care basis or you would stay at the hospital/ clinic for 1 night for male breast reduction surgery which is part of the surgical cost. Another 4-5 days in India is required before you can fly back to your country. Thus, a total of 6-7 days are required for male breast reduction overseas in India.
If you are above 18, have enlarged chest or breast giving a feminine appearance and feel conscious about it, you are a candidate for male breast reduction.
The best candidates are those who are not overweight, have elastic and firm skin, are physically healthy and emotionally stable with realistic expectations and understand the procedure well.
The breast lift surgery is performed under general anesthesia in a hospital setting and takes about 2-3 hours. The surgeon makes an anchor shaped incision- around the areola, vertically extending to the crease of the breast extending under the breast. He then removes the excess skin and elevates the nipples so that nipples sit high on the breast mound.
The surgeon allows the nipple and areola to remain connected to the underlying breast tissue and the associated nerve and blood supply. This helps in reducing the chances of sensation loss and ability to breast feed after a breast lift.
Recovery & Results
The recovery varies with person to person. You would feel mild to moderate pain which shall be controlled with medications. The drainage tubes, if inserted, shall be removed after 24 hours. The stitches are removed on the 4th or 5th day of the surgery.
You can resume your daily activities from the next day but heavy work and rigorous exercises should wait for 4-6 weeks.
The results of male breast reduction or gynecomastia surgery are permanent. Significant weight loss or gain can alter the results of gynecomastia.
Cost Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia)
The cost of male breast reduction surgery in India varies between 990 pounds to 1450 pounds depending on the size of your chest and medical condition. The cost of male breast reduction surgery (Gynecomastia) in India depends upon the skill and experience of the surgeon, facility and city where you are undergoing the procedure.
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