Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia Treatment)


Gynecomastia is swelling of the breast tissue in boys or men, caused by an imbalance of the hormones estrogen and testosterone. Gynecomastia can affect one or both breasts

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The Gynecomastia is a benign process that produces a significant masculine suckles size increase.

It affects 10% of the men, and even that it is a simple suffering, has a strong psychological impact in whom suffers it. The surgical correction is possible with excellent results. 

ANESTHESIA: Regional anesthetizes (blockade) and sedation, or low sedation and local anesthesia. 

SURGERY: Depending on each case, it is possible the extraction of the surplus of the gland an incision in the areola, or to accomplish the retreat of the fat by stems of 2 and 3 mm of thickness through a small cut in the armpit. 

DURATION: One and a half hour.

HOSPITALIZATION:  some hours to one day. 

POSTOPERATIVE CARES: To use a belt for at least six weeks. To avoid movements with arms for 7 days, not accomplish physical exercises even after the first month. 

RECOVERY:  5 to 7 days, energetic activities after the third week. 

FINAL RESULT: To the two months.