Breast reduction in men, also known as gynecomastia represents the surgical correction of over-developed or enlarged mammary glands. Gynecomastia is common in men of any age and can be the result of hormonal change, hereditary factors, diseases or certain drug consumption. This condition can cause emotional distress and affect self-esteem and self image. Therefore, the Renew Skin & Health Clinic specialists in Leamington Spa come to your aid with an efficient solution to help you get over these unaesthetic problems, restoring a pleasant aspect and enviable body shape.
Gynecomastia is characterised by the accumulation of fat and excessive mammary gland development, a combination of both being able to appear unilaterally or bilaterally. Breast reduction surgery in men is an individualised procedure at Renew Skin & Health Clinic so when you decide to undergo it, you should consider doing it for yourself and not to fulfill others’ desires for you to fit a certain ideal picture.
The success and safety of this procedure very much depends on your complete candidness during the complementary consultation with one of our specialists. Hence, be prepared to discuss the reasons you want this surgical intervention, your expectations, desired outcomes and risks involved. The specialist will also examine your medical history, checking for the existence of possible allergies, ongoing medical treatments, evaluating your general health state and recommending the type of procedure according to the endocrine disorders.
Your doctor will explain in detail all the risks and steps associated with this surgery. The gynecomastia itself will be done within Renew Skin & Health Clinic because here you can benefit from the latest technology in terms of such surgical interventions and the professionals’ experience in this field of activity. Further, you should not worry about the pain during the procedure as you will be given a general or local anesthesia accompanied by a sedative. These decisions will be based on your specific surgery requirements considering your preferences and your doctor’s best suggestion. You can be sure that not only him but the entire Renew Skin & Health Clinic team of specialists will do their best to take care of your comfort and safety.
The surgical procedure to correct gynecomastia will reduce the excess glandular tissue, flattening and improving chest contours. There are two correction techniques: liposuction, in the case of excessive superficial fat that will be removed by vacuum aspiration and excision, which is used when there are severe abnormalities of the mammary glands, the excess skin requiring removal. Excision is also necessary if areola reduction or nipple repositioning are needed to obtain a more masculine effect. Following the surgery, your doctor and our team will once more give you all the necessary details and information about post-operative care, prescribing the necessary treatments applicable to the specified area or oral medication to help and advance healing and reduce the risk of infection.
The final result regarding breast reduction in men is permanent in most cases, except those where the underlying cause was the use of steroids or other hormone supplements, in which case you should immediately and completely give them up and try to maintain a stable body weight to ensure the preservation of the gynecomastia results but all these aspects will be discussed with the specialists at Renew Skin & Health Clinic who will offer the necessary advice and guidance.
Your improved upper body side will enhance your self image and confidence either wearing a shirt and tie, a simple t-shirt or exposing your chest at the beach. From now on you will not have any more problems or worries regarding your aspect and wellbeing. So, schedule your appointment as soon as possible and find out how quick and easy it is for you to be yourself again!