Gynecomastia surgery costs are dependent upon the kind of procedure and how long it takes. You will be given an estimate during the consultation
All surgical procedures carry some risks. These include infection, bleeding, blood clots and adverse reaction to anesthesia. Breast surgery may lead to loss of feeling in the nipples or breasts. There may be need for revision surgery, asymmetrical breasts or nipples or scars. Consequences of the surgery will be discussed during your consultation.
Normal activities may be resumed in about two weeks but energetic exercise and heavy lifting should not be attempted for about three to four weeks.
The type of surgery used in gynecomastia reduction depends upon breast size, type of tissue and how much tissue must be removed. If fatty tissue is responsible for the problem, liposuction is often enough. If glandular tissue must be removed, an incision is made to remove the firm glandular tissue. When excess skin is involved,… Read More
You and your surgeon will discuss whether intravenous sedation or general anesthesia will provide you the most safety and comfort.
Ceasing smoking as far in advance as possible before the procedure will encourage healing. It is also necessary to stop aspirin, some herbal supplements, Vitamin E and anti-inflammatory medication to reduce the chance for post-operative bleeding. A baseline mammogram is often recommended, as well. Detailed instructions will be provided to aid you in preparing for… Read More