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Dr. Sunil Kumar B Alur

General Surgeon
26 years experience overall

Dr. Shabeer Ahmed

General Surgeon
38 years experience overall

Dr. Naveena Rao

Plastic Surgeon
26 years experience overall
850 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Madhusudan G

Plastic Surgeon
30 years experience overall
1100 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Priyadarshan K

Plastic Surgeon
34 years experience overall
980 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Rahul Shetty

Plastic Surgeon
18 years experience overall
600 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Sahebgowda Shetty

Plastic Surgeon
23 years experience overall
800 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Anantheshwar Y N

Plastic Surgeon
40 years experience overall

Dr. Karishma Kagodu

Plastic Surgeon
18 years experience overall
1000 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Sampath Kumar

General Surgeon
24 years experience overall

Gynaecomastia Surgery

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynecomastia Surgery is known as breast reduction surgery for men. It is a surgical procedure in which the size of the male breast is reduced by removing excess tissue, fat, and skin from the breasts. This surgery helps in improving body shape. Gynecomastia is a condition in which male individuals may have enlarged or overdeveloped breasts. Large breasts may lead to many complications such as back pain, neck pain, and shoulder pain, rashes or skin irritation under the breasts, etc. This surgery will improve these complications.

What are the advantages of Gynecomastia Surgery?

The following are the advantages of Gynecomastia Surgery:

  1. Relieves the pain and discomfort caused by heavy breasts
  2. Minimally invasive
  3. Provides firmer, better shaped and flatter breast
  4. Quick recovery
  5. Few invisible scars
  6. Improves the quality of life by promoting confidence, and overall self-esteem

What are the indications of Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynecomastia surgery can be done in the following conditions:

  1. Severe back, neck, and shoulder pain due to enlarged breasts
  2. Chronic rash or irritation of the skin under the breasts
  3. Restricted activity
  4. Difficulty due to large breasts
  5. Any condition such as hypogonadism, hyperthyroidism, and malnutrition, etc. that alters the hormonal levels

What is the preparation for Gynecomastia Surgery?

  1. Expected breast size and appearance should be well discussed with the doctor before the surgery.
  2. The patient should inform past and present medical and medication history to the doctor before the surgery.
  3. The doctor may measure the size of your breasts and take some pictures for medical records and for comparison after the surgery.
  4. The doctor may advise getting some lab tests before the surgery. 
  5. The patient is advised to quit smoking prior to the surgery and until completely recovered as it delays the recovery.
  6. Discuss with the doctor about all the risks, complications, and benefits associated with Gynecomastia Surgery.
  7. Before going to the operation theater, the surgeon will mark the areas on the breast just to confirm how much size and what shape do the patient requires.

What are the steps involved in Gynecomastia Surgery?

  1. If gynecomastia is due to excess fatty tissue, then the surgeon may use a Liposuction technique to reduce the breast size.
  2. If gynecomastia is due to excess breast tissue or skin, then the excision technique is used by the surgeon.

General steps involved in Gynecomastia Surgery are:

  1. General anesthesia will be given to the patient to avoid pain during the surgery.
  2. An incision is made around the nipple which may look like a keyhole. 
  3. The excess breast tissue, fat and the skin will be removed to reduce the size of the breasts.
  4. The breast will be reshaped, and the nipple will be repositioned. Then there may be some difference in the symmetry of the breasts which is very common.
  5. The incision will be closed with the help of sutures.

What is the postprocedure care/recovery care for Gynecomastia Surgery?

  1. After the surgery, breasts may be dressed using bandages or gauze. 
  2. The excess fluid or blood will be drained with the help of a tube placed under each arm.
  3. The patient may suffer from pain and swelling in the chest region. In such cases, use pain killers prescribed by the doctor.
  4. Keep the chest area clean all the time to prevent any infections. Antibiotics may be prescribed by the doctor to avoid any kind of infection.
  5. Physical activity should be limited for at least two to four weeks after the surgery.
  6. Should make follow-up visits to the doctor to remove sutures, to know if the sutures are healed, etc.
  7. Should avoid exercise until the doctor says. 
  8. Should sleep on the back for several weeks. 

Who can perform Gynecomastia Surgery [Right specialist type for Gynecomastia Surgery]?

Gynecomastia Surgery can be performed by a skilled plastic and cosmetic surgeon.

What is the cost of Gynecomastia Surgery?

Cost of Gynecomastia Surgery depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Doctor fee
  3. Age of the patient
  4. Size of the breast
  5. Type of procedure planned to be performed
  6. The medical condition of the patient
  7. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  8. Type of hospital
  9. The admission room that you opted for
  10. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc.

The minimum cost in Bangalore starts from Rs.50,000

An average cost in Bangalore is approximately Rs.58,000

The maximum cost in Bangalore can be up to Rs.90,000

Is Gynecomastia Surgery major surgery or minor surgery?

Gynecomastia Surgery can be either major or minor surgery depending on the patient's medical condition.

What is the eligibility criteria for Gynecomastia Surgery?

People who can undergo Gynecomastia Surgery are: 

  1. People suffering from Gynecomastia.
  2. Individuals suffering from back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, and rashes or skin irritation under the breasts due to large breasts.
  3. Men with enlarged breasts due to hormonal changes and cannot be treated with other treatment options.

What is the ineligibility criteria for Gynecomastia Surgery?

People who cannot undergo Gynecomastia Surgery are the men who are having enlarged breasts that can be treated with other treatment options.

What are the risks and complications associated with Gynecomastia Surgery?

Risks and Complications associated with Gynecomastia Surgery are:

  1. Asymmetry of breasts
  2. Pain in the breast
  3. Blood clots
  4. Bleeding at the site of incision
  5. Irregularities in the shape of breasts
  6. Loss of sensation in and around the nipples
  7. Infection
  8. Temporary bruising
  9. Damage to the deeper tissues such as muscles, blood vessels, and nerves
  10. Slow wound healing

How long does it take to complete Gynecomastia Surgery?

The time required to complete Gynecomastia Surgery is about 90 minutes.

What is the recovery time?

Individuals who undergo Gynecomastia Surgery may resume their daily activities within 1-2 weeks and may take about 3-4 weeks to recover completely.

What is the success rate of Gynecomastia Surgery?

The success rate of Gynecomastia Surgery depends on the following factors:

  1. Age of the patient
  2. Size of the breast to be removed
  3. The medical condition of the patient
  4. Type of surgery performed

However, the success rate of Gynecomastia Surgery maybe 92.6%.

Is Gynecomastia Surgery painful?

Every surgery comes with a certain level of pain and some discomfort. You won't be experiencing pain during this process because you will be under anesthesia.

Is Gynecomastia Surgery Permanent?

Gynecomastia Surgery involves the permanent removal of excess breast tissue or skin. Hence, this surgery is permanent.

What are the long-term results of Gynecomastia Surgery?

  1. Relieves all the symptoms and discomfort caused by the heavy breasts.
  2. Very rarely some men may experience an increase in the size of the breast after a few years of the surgery.

Can Gynecomastia Surgery be detected in the future?

Gynecomastia Surgery may be detected in the future by comparing before and after surgery photos of the breasts.

What are the options if Gynecomastia Surgery fails?

If Gynecomastia Surgery fails, then the doctor may recommend revision surgery.

What are the alternatives for Gynecomastia Surgery?

Some of the alternatives for Gynecomastia Surgery are:

  1. Tissue resection
  2. Nipple-areolar complex elevation
  3. Breast reduction medications
  4. Power-assisted liposuction (PAL) 
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