Gynecomastia is a condition often caused by the enlargement of breast tissue and or fat in chest area in males. It causes body image problems or low self-esteem in males. The more men have sought out surgery for gynecomastia, the higher the numbers have increased over time.
During puberty, men often experience hormonal bursts that enlarge their breasts. In most cases, those tissues shrink with age after puberty, but some do not. Prevalence rates for gynecomastia surgery in Mumbai vary in young adults, with up to 90% experiencing growth in some form. However, even in older men with pre-existing growth, the prevalence rate is still 50%.
How is gynecomastia surgery performed?
Gynecomastia surgery in Mumbai usually involves liposuction of the excess fat, surgical removal of the excessive glandular breast tissue through incisions around the nipples, or skin excision in oversized male breasts. Physical examinations should be done to confirm that gynecomastia is present. It should be ruled out while also other medical disorders, including possible cancers related to the chest.
The process of getting ready for surgery generally involves:
- Stopping medications that could increase the risk of bleeding.
- Stopping smoking.
- Eating a balanced diet in preparation for recovery after recovery from your surgical procedure.
Most surgeons use general anesthesia in performing the procedure.
Recovery after surgery
For patients who only need liposuction to correct their enlarged male breasts, it typically takes less than one week for them to return to work and be able to work out.
It can take between two and four weeks for patients who need surgical removal of the breast tissue to heal enough mentally and physically for them to go back to the gym and do cardio and weightlifting at 7-10 days barring complications from gynecomastia surgery in Mumbai.
For our patients, they get back into the workforce after having surgery on average after seven days of recovery time, able to get back into the gym three or four weeks later.
Some people may want specialized workouts such as specialized exercises for glutes strengthening before sending someone back to work as a personal trainer.
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