Can Gynecomastia Be Treated With Liposuction?Dr. Lokesh Handa
Gynecomastia surgery in delhi, is the name given to the condition whereby a male’s breasts become enlarged and look similar to a woman’s. It results from fat accumulation in the chest and the enlargement of breast glands that appear as enlarged breasts. The gland is the main attributing factor for the condition. The condition affects men in their adolescence, causing the breast gland and tissue to develop excessively. This development results in a massive chest similar to that of a woman. It imparts a sense of embarrassment and insecurity for men.
Gynecomastia Surgery involves removing the excess fat and breast gland for a flat chest with a natural-looking contour. Liposuction is the approach implemented for the fat removal process in the surgical procedure.
Causes of Gynecomastia
There is a widespread misconception that gynecomastia affects overweight males. However, being overweight can undoubtedly contribute to abnormal chest fat. Nonetheless, those with a lean body and normal body weight too encounter male breasts. It results from fat accumulation in the chest along with the enlargement of breast glands. The gland’s abnormal enlargement of breasts in males occur due to hormonal imbalance from various factors. It may be
- Thyroid disorders.
- Changes in hormones
- Adverse effects of medication
- Some underlying Medical disorders
How to Treat a Gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia is completely cured by male breast reduction or gynecomastia surgery in Delhi. It ensures a complete cure for the male breasts. Gynecomastia surgery is the surgical removalof excess breast glands and fat cells.
Techniques in Gynecomastia Surgery
There are two techniques usedin gynecomastia surgery. It depends on your requirements and the operating surgeon.
Liposuction Technique – Liposuction for gynecomastia is the preferred choice, if abnormal fat cells are the cause of gynecomastia.
Excision Technique -This technique is preferred when breast glands or excess skin needs to be excised to correct the gynecomastia. Mostly, a combination of Liposuction & Excision is performed.
The Gynecomastia Surgical Procedure
Male breast reduction or gynecomastia is a minimally invasive daycare procedure. That means you don’t need an overnight hospital stay and return home the same day within a few hours of surgery.
The procedure begins with the administration of anaesthesia. Your surgeon makes a 3-4mm incision on the areolar region of the breast. A small cannula is inserted to collapse the fat cells using the innovative VASER technology. The fat cells are removed through liposuction and are suctioned out. The same incision gives access to your breast gland, which is excised. Once the surgery is completed, the wound is closed with absorbable sutures.
Does the gynecomastia treatment offer a permanent result?
Gynecomastia offers immediate and permanent results. During the liposuction for gynecomastia procedure, the fat cells are removed, followed by the excisionof the breast glands. With the excision of the glands, the leading cause of breast enlargement is removed, leaving no chances for the relapse of gynecomastia. Even any hormonal imbalances cannot influence the condition due to the absence of the gland. The accumulation of fat cells may happen, which is rare and insignificant. However, it does not cause breast enlargement.
So you can be assured that the results of gynecomastia surgery are permanent, provided an expert plastic surgeon performs it. However, postoperative care is essential for a smooth and speedy recovery.
Post Operative Care
Strict and non-negotiable adherence to the post-operative guidelines is vital for long-lasting results. Mild swelling, bruising and discomfort are likely experienced immediately after the procedure, and it is completely normal and regresses within the first 24-48 hours. Antibiotics and analgesics are administered to soothe the pain and expedite the healing. You are advised to wear a compression garment 24/7 for a minimum of 4 weeks or as advised by your surgeon. It moulds your body to a new contour. Lifting weights and sudden jerky movements are restricted for 2-3 weeks.
Recovery from Gynecomastia Surgery in Delhi
Being a minimally invasive outpatient procedure, Liposuction for Gynecomastia ensures that you have a speedy and easy recovery. You may resume your daily routine a day after surgery, and a desk job may be commenced after three days. All swelling, bruising, and discomfort disappear within a month completely. The results get more refined over the next 4 weeks. Full recovery after the treatment takes approximately 6-8 weeks, After which most patients can resume physical activity and get back to the activities that were done prior to the surgery.
That said, you can be assured that gynecomastia can be treated with Liposuction. In the expert hands of board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Lokesh Handa, at Med Esthetiks, with access to the state of the art technology, and sophisticated techniques, limits any complications and downtime in gynecomastia surgery in Delhi. Moreover, you are certain to have a comfortable experience and successful results to revive your male chest contour with utmost precision and natural aesthetics!