Enlarged adult male breast a condition called gynaecomastia. It is becoming common problem in young adults due to sedentary lifestyle, obesity and lack of exercises. Prominent and enlarged male breast can be a source of embarrassment and distress. Most men try to hide it with thick shirts, avoid public exposure and bare chest activities. The whole procedure is designed in such a way to remove fat and/or glandular tissues from the breasts and in rare cases, the excess skin. It results in a flatter and a firm chest with a masculine body shape by Gynaecomastia & Male Breast Surgery.
Surgery is done under general anesthesia or local anesthesia with deep sedation. Small incision is taken at 6 O clock position at junction of nipple and skin through which liposuction is done. Same incision is Extended and gland excised. Drain tubes may be kept to prevent accumulation of fluid.
Patient can go home several hours after the surgery and needs to have a proper care. A compression vest or chest wrapping is required to be worn for several weeks after the surgery in order to help reduce the swelling. Sutures are removed 5-7 after the surgery.
Possible risk and complication
You may have a detailed discussion about this during your personal consultation. Some of the possible complications include – anaesthesia related complications, infection, delayed skin healing, hematoma altered nipple sensation, asymmetry etc.