Don’t Let Man Boobs Ruin Your Life
Are you planning to eliminate your man boob through gynecomastia surgery? If yes, there is much information that you must understand before you finalize your decision. A major percentage of gynecomastia cases are classified as psuedogynecomastia. This means that the majority of cases of man boobs are due to the accumulation of fatty deposits in the chest area.
There are various methods to reduce the condition in those suffering from psuedogynecomastia. Indeed, it is possible to reduce the size of man boobs and eliminate the need for surgery. Diet and exercises helps most of the patients affected with psuedogynecomastia to reduce the condition.
If the man boobs are caused by the combination of glandular and adipose tissue, the last available option to reduce them is the surgical method. Generally, doctors will initially recommend non-surgical treatment methods such as hormonal or medical therapies to reduce the condition. If none of these options work for you, you can then opt for the surgical method.
How does gynecomastia surgery work?
Just like for any other surgerical procedure, the doctor will initially check if the patient is a good candidate for the surgical treatment. At this time, the doctor will explain all the details about the surgery and it’s possible after effects to the patient. The surgical method will involve incision around the nipple or areola. The surgeon will remove the glandular tissue before sucking out the excess fat through liposuction. Nipple and areola repositioning may be done in few cases to achieve a firmer contour. Once the surgery is over, the incision will be covered with bandages and the patient will be advised to wear compression garments.
You will have swelling or pain for the first couple of days, and the doctor will prescribe medicines for pain. The results of the surgery can be seen instantly. It is true, however, that the results may or may not be permanent. The cost of the surgery will be around $5,000 to $10,000. It is wise to use compression garments as soon as man boobs begin to appear as these will help to reduce and hide man boobs.