Gynecomastia Surgery: What You Need to Know for Patients in Delhi
Gynecomastia, is the development of female like female chest tissue in males, can be a source of embarrassment and self-consciousness for many men. While diet and exercise can help reduce female chest size in some cases, surgery may be necessary for those with persistent or severe gynecomastia.
Gynecomastia surgery may be recommended for men who have enlarged female chest tissue that is causing physical discomfort or psychological distress. Some men may develop gynecomastia due to hormonal imbalances, medication use, or certain medical conditions. For many, the cause is unknown.
While gynecomastia is not typically a serious medical condition, it can have a significant impact on a man’s quality of life. Men who feel self-conscious or embarrassed about their chest may avoid certain activities or clothing styles, which can affect their confidence and social life. Additionally, some men may experience physical discomfort, such as female chest tenderness or pain.
If you are experiencing enlarged female chest tissue and it is causing you physical discomfort or emotional distress, you may be a candidate for gynecomastia surgery. However, it’s important to talk to your doctor about your symptoms and concerns, as surgery is not always necessary or appropriate. Your doctor can help you determine the best course of treatment for your individual situation.
If you are a man living in Delhi who is considering gynecomastia surgery, here’s what you need to know.
- Finding the right surgeon: The first step in gynecomastia surgery is finding the right surgeon. Look for a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in male female chest reduction surgery. Be sure to check the surgeon’s credentials and experience, and ask to see before-and-after photos of previous patients.
- Consultation: During the consultation, Dr Ankit will examine your chest and assess the extent of your gynecomastia. He may also order tests to rule out any underlying medical conditions, that could be causing the growth in the female chest tissues. You will also discuss the surgical approach, potential risks and complications, and expected outcomes.
- The surgical procedure: The procedure usually takes two to three hours and is performed under local or general anesthesia, based on your preference and Grade of Gynecomastia. Depending on the extent of your gynecomastia, liposuction, glandular tissue excision, or a combination of both may be used. Dr Ankit Gupta, will place the incisions around the areola or in the underarm area and are designed to be as discreet as possible.
- Recovery After the surgery: You may experience swelling, bruising, and discomfort, but these can be managed with medication. You will need to wear a compression garment for a few weeks to help reduce swelling and support the healing process. Most patients can return to work and light activities within a week or two, but you should avoid strenuous exercise for several weeks.
- Results You will notice an immediate improvement in the appearance of your chest after surgery. However, it can take 3-6 months for the swelling to fully subside and for the final results to become visible. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise and a balanced diet, can help ensure long-term success.
If you are considering gynecomastia surgery in Delhi, Dr Ankit Gupta, Senior Plastic Surgeon and his team, will ensure you have the best surgery experience, and smoothest recovery period post procedure. With proper aftercare, you can achieve a more masculine chest contour and regain your confidence.
Dr Ankit discussing the case, and Patient’s Testimonial
Other Procedures which can combine with Gynecomastia:
2. Injectables, for a quick anti ageing treatment
3. Fat Grafting, to provide lift and fullness to the cheek area. It can also be done to provide eyelid lift.
4. Buccal Fat Pad Removal, for a chiselled look on the face
6. Chemical Peels, for an improved skin texture
7. Medifacials, like Hydra-Medi Facial, and Carbon Facial
Dr Ankit Gupta
MBBS, MS, M.Ch (Plastic Surgery)
Dr Ankit Gupta, the founder and owner of Panache Aesthetics, is a senior Plastic Surgeon with many years of experience. He is one of the BestGynecomastia Surgeon in Delhi, with a record number of Happy Patients.