Correction of gynaecomastia

Correction of gynaecomastia(Enlarged male breast)

In some boys during puberty and adolescence,breasts develop to a notable size. This can cause psychological problems and cause the boys to be embarrassed to take their clothes off in the sports ground or in the swimming pools.In some instances,the breasts also could enlarge during adult life.On very rare occasions,this problem could be associated with hormonal treatments or hormonal problems

It is corrected by suctioning of the fat and peripheral soft breast tissue through a small hole. Then a small cut is made at the edge of the lower half of the areola and the excess central hard tissue is removed. sOn large hanging breasts,resection of some skin,has to be done to tighten the breast and also the nipples may have to be moved higher.This procedure is done under general anesthesia.

What Should I Expect My Surgery?

  • It is a day care surgery, no need for hospitalization. You can go home the same day.
  • Special suturing techniques are used so that no removal is necessary.
  • You can take bath after the first dressing is done.
  • You may experience some pain & discomfort for 2-3 days.

your new look after surgery:

Women appreciate & enjoy their new look after surgery and are satisfied with a fuller figure & bustline

When can i resume normal activities?

You will need to allow yourself 2-4days off work,depending on the degree of physical activity in your job.If you have small children it is important that you do not lift or carry them to avoid any implant movementin the first few weeks post-operatively.You should abstain from sexual activity for at least one week and heavy physical exercise for three.

Maintaining a patient/doctor relationship

Dr.Anand Joshi is a very relaxed,approachable doctor, who understands your needs in relationship to breast agumentation surgery.Please feel freeto approach him with any questions that you feel need to be addressed orconcerns that you may have. It is important to remember that the relationship between you & the doctor does not end when you leave the hospital.If you have any questions or concerns do not hesitate to speak with him.