Is Gynecomastia Surgery Safe?

Is Gynecomastia Surgery Safe?

Gynecomastia or in simple terms ‘man boobs’ is an abnormal condition when boys or men breasts enlarge making it very embarrassing for them.  It can be unilateral (in one breast) or bilateral (both breasts) in men. Adolescent and elderly men are mostly affected by man boobs. Cases of Gynecomastia surgery in Gujarat, India are increasing due to consumption of anabolic steroids, anti-ulcer drugs, corticosteroids, opioids, anti-anxiety drugs, smoking, alcohol, and intake of marijuana. Other causes of Gynecomastia in men are hormonal imbalances during puberty and obesity.

Experts at Nishtha Wellness offering best gynecomastia surgery in Vadodara suggest exercising for 6-months before opting for Men’s Breast Reduction Surgery. If in the time span there is no difference, start your Gynecomastia treatment with specialized gynecomastia plastic surgeon only.

Every gynecomastia surgery for men depends on the cause of the particular case:

 Excess fat Fat removal with liposuction. A small incision is made around the areola to pass a small tube  with a vacuum pump. Excess fat is removed with the tube.  
 Excess granular tissue Excision of the granular tissue by making a cut around the areola.
 Excess fat and granular  tissue Liposuction followed by excision of the granular tissue.

The idea of surgery around the breasts that too in men is not prevalent in India, and it is common to get concerned on learning about the Gynecomastia surgery procedure and gynecomastia surgery cost in Vadodara.

In this blog, Nishtha Wellness, a fully equipped aesthetic surgery center located in Vadodara, Gujarat hereafter discusses – is gynecomastia safe for men?

The initial symptom of Gynecomastia is palpable, tender, firm, mobile, disc-like mound of tissue around the nipple-areolar area. If men feel this, then only they should consider Gynecomastia treatment. In case this has nipple discharge as well, then consult your general physician.

When the best Gynecomastia surgery provider in Vadodara like Nishtha Wellness confirms the need and date of the surgery, men must do a lab medical test. They must stop smoking, adjust current medication as per doctor advice, stop taking steroids, anti-inflammatory drugs and herbal supplements. The focus must be led on eating a healthy balanced diet before and after the surgery.

Boys can opt for Gynecomastia surgery in Gujarat and the rest of the world only after the age of 18.

Nishtha Wellness conducts gynecomastia surgery in Vadodara, Gujarat on an outpatient basis. Patients need to spend nearly a day’s time to undergo Men’s Breast Reduction Surgery. The surgery time duration is about two-three hours. Gynecomastia surgery in Gujarat is a one-time treatment for men.

On the day of the gynecomastia surgery, Nishtha Wellness advises the gynecomastia patient to follow-

  • a) Have a responsible company all throughout the process
  • b) Maintain complete fasting 6-hours before the gynecomastia surgery
  • c) Shave chest and underarms area
  • d) Carry reports of all pre-operative tests
  • e) Reserve extra time in hand

There is no one answer regarding the anesthesia used during the process of Gynecomastia surgery in Gujarat, India. Doctors decide anesthesia depending on the patient’s health and cooperation level. Men’s Breast Reduction Surgery can be done with both local and general anesthesia.

It is very important for patients to strictly abide by the post-operative care instructions of the gynecomastia plastic surgeon. Few of them listed by Nishtha Wellness are as follows –

  • a) Patients must complete the one week course of antibiotics and medications as prescribed
  • b) Patients can take a bath after 24-hours of the surgery. On how to bath keeping the dressing area safe, discuss with your doctor
  • c) The sutures are removed within 7-10 days
  • d) Patients can get back to normal life after 10 days of Gynecomastia surgery in Gujarat
  • e) No sports, gym or exercise is recommended up to 3-weeks
  • f) You can drive only after the pain inhibits completely

Common risks associated with Gynecomastia surgery are swelling, pain and discomfort. This lasts for maximum two weeks and can be reduced with proper medication. However, in case of adverse circumstances feel free to get in touch with Nishtha Wellness – the best Gynecomastia surgery service provider in Vadodara, Gujarat, India headed by Dr. Hiren Bhatt.

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