Breast Reduction for Males (Gynecomastia) in Sydney | Gynecomastia Surgery Sydney Specialist
Gynecomastia Surgery Sydney.
The male breast reduction procedure is designed to remove fat and/or glandular tissue from the male breast tissue area. Gynecomastia can cause feelings of embarrassment and awkwardness in many men.
For most men, the best solution to reduce and reshape their breast is by surgery.
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It is important to selected a talented Plastic or Cosmetic Surgeon who specializes in male breast reduction surgery as the condition can be caused by a complex ammount of combined factors. Dr. White in Sydney, has a great deal of knowledge in this particular type of surgical procedure. He understands that males with breast enlargement often feel ashamed and embarrassed by the Male Gynecomastia condition, and he will work with you to help you become far more comfortable and relaxed in your own skin.
Gynecomastia is a Greek term used to describe the abnormal enlargement of the male's breast ("man boobs"). It is usually treated with a male breast reduction procedure.
Breast Reduction for Men (Gynecomastia) Surgery Sydney Overview
Gynecomastia is a Male condition that may occur physiologically due to circulating maternal hormones, in male adolescence due to imbalance of certain hormones or how responsive tissue tis to the hormones that occurs during puberty, and in some elderly male patients due to reduced testosterone levels.
The Gynecomastia condition is often a huge source of distress particularly in teen boys, although the majority of the cases that are caused by developed glandular breast tissue resolve within a couple of years. Up to 10% of the Gynecomastia cases are caused as a result of certain medical drugs: spironolactone, digoxin, furosemide and many lots more. The misuse of illegal drugs such as anabolic steroids and marijuana has been also been a huge factor and creator of male breast enlargement.
When the male breast enlargement was a result of excess glandular breast tissue, chest adipose tissue( fat) and skin it is worded gynecomastia Sydney.
The male breast hypertrophy should also be distinguished from pure pectorals muscle hypertrophy caused by exercise. Enlarged Nipple Areolar Complex( NAC) is among one of the most common forms of gynecomastia.
Your Male Breast Reduction Consultation in Sydney
Male Breast Reduction( Gynecomastia) Surgery Sydney patients who are undergoing the male breast reduction procedure are viewed in our Sydney Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Office at the time of scheduled consultation and a fortnight prior to the surgery for pre-op.
At the pre-operative appointment, necessary blood work( in some cases hormonal work up) and other examinations are performed, patients permissions are reviewed and signed and medical clearance is obtained as necessary.
In some instances a medical clearance from an endocrinologist ( hormone doctor) is necessary. Pre-op photos are taken. Patients that smoke cigarettes are required to stop smoking a month before the cosmetic surgery procedure and also for 21 days after the Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia) surgery. It is important to notify your Doctor if you smoke at the initial free consultation.
Prepping for Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia) Surgery in our Sydney office:
When you call into our Sydney office, you will be scheduled for a consultation with one of many talents surgeons.
At your initial consultation a doctor will perform a physical examination, talk to you about your current health as well as your medical history, and examine the medical drugs you are currently taking and have taken in the past.
Because male breast enlargement in Sydney is often caused by hormonal imbalance, Our Surgeons will also be ordering blood work and perhaps a hormonal work-up and will also take photos for your file.
It’s important to be honest with our Docto about your goals and expectations surrounding this male surgical procedure. We want to make sure you understand what male breast reduction surgery can do for you and what to expect following your surgery. Once you and your doctor agree that male breast reduction is the right option to treat your current medical situation your pre-operative appointment date and surgery date will be scheduled.
At your pre-operative appointment, which will take place about two weeks before your surgery, you will recieve a thorough assessment of your blood work as well as the results of any prior consultations. Once you are approved for surgery, your doctorwill give you your pre-operative education on what to how best to prepare for your operation. You may be asked to reduce or to avoid certain drugs, supplements and foods as they can increase your health risks for bleeding during your male breast reduction surgery
For more information on male breast reduction or to talk with one of our doctors please contact our Sydney Plastic and Cosmetic office for your free consultation on (02) 8776 3877
Anesthesia used during Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia) in Sydney:
Dr Williams performs male breast reductions for patients while the patient is under a general anesthesic. In certain instances if say the reduction is small, then twilight sedation with a local anesthesic maybe used.
Length of time for Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia) Surgery:
The length of male breast reduction surgery depends on the extent of the amount of breast tissue that has to be removed from the patient. The Surgeons approach to the breast reduction procedure and the need for other ad-on procedures such as liposuction. For Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia) Surgery the length of the procedure varies from half an hour to approximately 2 hours.
Recovery time from Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia) Surgery:
After the male breast reduction surgery, in our Sydney surgical centre, it will be required to take about 7 days off to rest after your surgical procedure.
While it may take a fortnight or so for the initial body recovery and up to 6 weeks to be restored to having full normal activity, it can take up to six-twelve months for the swelling to slow and your male breast tissue to retain it’s new form.
How can I find out more about Male Gynecomastia surgery in Sydney?
Our Surgeonss will be happy to meet with you to discuss your Gynecomastia surgery. Please call our office on (02) 8776 3877, or if more convenient make an appointment for a personal consultation in our Sydney City office.
Call us on (02) 8776 3877 to schedule your personal consultation with one of our experts in male Gynecomastia plastic surgery.
Plastic surgery for men is different than women because of the way a man’s body develops, so it’s imperative to choose a plastic surgeon that has the honed skills like our Doctors Have. If you’re ready to schedule an appointment for any male plastic surgery treatments, please contact Sydney Plastic Surgery Experts today.