What is gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia is due to the excess and development of enlarged breasts in men, which can happen at any age. The condition may be due to hormonal changes, hereditary, obesity or the use of certain drugs.
Gynecomastia as such, becomes a problem due to physical discomfort, emotional discomfort, and may affect self-esteem. Some men stop doing physical activities, as well as in privacy to hide their condition.
– Excess localized fat
– Excess of glandular tissue
– Unilateral presence, in one or both breasts.
– Excess skin at chest level
Gynecomastia surgery proceeds with the surgical removal of excess breast tissue and the elimination of excess fat. Surgical attentions for the treatment of gynecomastia include subcutaneous mastectomy. This is performed by liposuction, liposuction assisted by laser or lipolysis, which is performed without laser.
Who is the right candidate for gynecomastia?
The ideal candidate for gynecomastia surgery is one who has real expectations about the procedure and the results of the operation. Must be an adult over 21 years old. No major medical conditions that put your health at risk, thus causing risks in the healing process after the operation.
How much does gynecomastia surgery cost?
According to current data, collected by various studies, operating costs and procedures are estimated at around 5,500 – 9,700 USD. Depending on the installation and the place where the surgery is performed. The experience of the surgeon and acquired fame can play an important role when calculating prices. Several companies offer options to finance the costs of gynecomastia surgery. You can get detailed information on the following pages.
Gynecomastia surgery information
Anesthesia: It is usually performed under local anesthesia in the office, however, general anesthesia is also available.
Cost: the average cost under local anesthesia goes from 5,500. The cost will vary if combined with other procedures or performed under general anesthesia.
Consultation fee: it is charged when programming a query.
Recovery: 2 days for sedentary work, 4-7 weeks if work requires effort.
Procedures of gynecomastia surgery
Then you can see how Dr. performs a male breast reduction with ultrasonic liposuction. Discretion is advised.
See how they changed after the work done …