What is Gynecomastia ? | Gynecomastia Surgery with Vaser Liposuction | Breast Reduction for Men

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Gynaecomastia is the overgrowth of the breast because of declining testosterone hormone in men and can be seen at all ages. Gynaecomastia can occur in the forms of regional fat deposition, development of gland tissue, excess mammal skin which could be seen on single breast or both.

Firstly, the reason for gynaecomastia should be examine before the operation. This is generally due to hormonal change, obesity, genetic reasons or side effects of some drugs. All other cases than those occurred due to hormonal reasons are treated by gynecomastia surgery. Procedure to be applied under general anesthesia, it is possible to permanently get rid of overgrown breasts.

Gynaecomastia SurgeryWhat Are the Methods for Gynecomastia Surgery?

It is possible to get rid of gynecomastia by liposuction method.  Besides that, if the patient has excess mammary texture, it may also be required to use Vaser Liposuction. The method is determined after the specialist plastic surgeon meeting with patient.

Gynecomastia surgery must be applied under general anesthesia, in the operating room. The corset recommended by the specialist doctor must be worn for at least 1 month after the operation.

After the gynecomastia surgery, bruise, edema and swelling can be seen in the treatment area. These reduce and get recovered after the 3rd week. Breasts will gain their shape after 3 months approximately.

Who Are Candidates for Gynecomastia Surgery?

  • Male patients whose condition cannot be treated with alternative medical methods;
  • Persons who do not have medical conditions preventing healing or have a life-critical illness;
  • Physically healthy men in normal weight and men who complain about enlarged breasts.

Procedure can be applied to adolescents, but if growing continues, a second operation might be required.

Does Gynecomastia Surgery Leave Scar?

Because of the vaser device’s thin cannulas, small incisions are opened in the procedure area and fat tissue is melted with the help of ultrasonic sound waves and removed through these incisions. Therefore, no scar is left in any site after the procedure. Furthermore, due to the tightening effect of the device, the muscles might get more prominent after the operation.

How Much Do Gynecomastia Surgery cost?

For Ministry of Health-accredited centers, it is not legal to specify prices on their website.  Therefore, please dial 0212 241 46 24 to contact our polyclinic and get information on our Gynecomastia Surgery prices.

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