What can do a plastic gynecomasty

The normal process of feeding or aging growth can also slowly alter the entire pectoral area, which may appear relaxed and swollen to a greater or lesser degree. Sometimes the breasts instead may arise from congenital hypertrophy. This situation can lead to incidents aesthetic more or less accentuated that may occur with feelings of discomfort such as when sports are practiced mainly in summer. The gynecomasty removing excess skin and mammary gland restores harmony and comfort. The intervention can be performed in combination with other interventions such as reducing the areola.

What is a plastic gynecomasty

During plastic, gynecomastia is removed with a scalpel part of the excess gland. When you need to be removed a certain amount of skin of the areola is measured with precision to get a result symmetrical on both breasts.

Sometimes if it is a pseudo gynecomasty the removal of excess fat can be done with a simple Liposuction using a thin cannula.

What to expect from a plastic gynecomasty

The action leaves a scar just thin visible around all'areola. The action does not affect the color or the thickness of the skin or sensitivity.

Before intervention

After intervention

Anesthesia and hospitalization

This intervention can be performed safely during the day surgery of your plastic surgeon. There will be performed with local anesthesia injection just perceptible directly on tissues to treat. If you want you can associate anesthesia with a sedative, which helps you relax to a state of dream. Immediately after the intervention, you could be accompanied home.

Those who choose for personal reasons general anesthesia must calculate the in-patient clinic visits and make necessary and the interview with the anesthetist the day before. Given that general anesthesia always involves more risk.

Precautions before

To minimize the risks and complications observed closely the directions of your surgeon both before and after the procedure.

Tell him if ever suffer from allergies or other chronic diseases. If you are bruising easily or bleed excessively in the case of small wounds will take several tests to rule out problems of your blood coagulation.

Painkillers are contraindicated such aspirin during the two weeks preceding the intervention because their active ingredient interferes with blood coagulation and can cause excessive bleeding. It’s better to avoid alcohol and sleeping pills.

How to prepare yourself

Get the tablets and two or three small items of refrigerants to be used at home in the area made after the procedure. Try to get too fast. The night before is good to take the antibiotic tablets that will be indicated by your surgeon.

How is running the intervention

Before the surgeon track with paint fine lines an incision around the areola to get an optimal aesthetic result. Then you run for local anesthesia and then proceed to remove the mammary gland and skin with plenty of excess sensitivity and precision. The excess fat that produces any unsightly swelling is removed with a cannula.

With a wire-thin and invisible externally is then suturing the incisions. The intervention takes about 1 hour.

What happens after surgery

Immediately after the intervention should expect swelling more or less accentuated that resorbs after 15 days.

The wires are intradermal suturing and absorbable.

The scars will be reduced to thin lines once or not at all visible after about 6 months.

Possible complications

Bleeding is extremely rare but can be 1 or 2 days after the procedure.
In patients who have difficulty healing, the suture lines may appear reddened and rough for several weeks. In this case, the surgeon can recommend the appropriate treatment.

Precautions after surgery

Do not use creams the week following the intervention but only local disinfectants.
Avoid efforts for at least the next 10 days.
It’s recommended to wear a jacket in the pectoral area for at least 1 month. 

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