Male Breast Reduction - Dr. Karaaltın Clinic

Male Breast Reduction

You may feel discomfort or you can have low body confidence because of your breasts’ look. If you suffer from gynecomastia commonly known as woman like breasts and which affects a significant group of males in the world, now gynecomastia surgery will be a simple and effective solution to this problem. 

Gynecomastia surgery is the surgical correction of over developed or enlarged breasts in men which can occur at any age. There are many reasons for this situation such as changes in hormones, heredity, obesity or maybe use of drugs.

Gynecomastia surgery which can be defined as male breast reduction surgery is a quick and simple surgery which has a short recovery time. Simply, plastic surgeon makes a small incision around the lower half of the nipple area, removes excess fat and apply liposuction. Operation lasts 1-2 hours and may be done under local or general anesthesia according to your plastic surgeon’s consultation and your request.

It’s sure that gynecomastia surgery can have a positive effect on your self-esteem and you can feel more confident with your body after this short and simple surgery.

*Increased self confidence and self esteem with a short and simple surgery.

*Your breasts and chest appereance will be more flatter abd better contoured.

*Flatter and better contoured breasts will give you the ability to have wider choice of clothes.

*More proportioned body appereance.

If you have too large breasts which makes you feel uncomfortable with your body and look, if you had rapid weight loss which caused sagging of the skin on your chest, if you have already tried alternative medical treatments and couldn’t succeed, you may be a candidate for gynecomastia surgery. Please acknowledge that, you have to be healthy, your breasts should be fully developed and you should have realistic expectations about results of surgery.

If you have one or more following feelings or conditions,you are a good candidate for gynecomastia surgery:

*You are bothered by the feeling that your breasts are too large

*You can’t go to swimming or fitness center because of your breasts look.

*You feel pain in your back, neck and shoulder

*You have difficulty in buying clothes because of disproportion

*You have desire to look better

*Your breasts hang low

You and your doctor will discuss all details of your surgery and decide together. You can directly share your complaints and concerns about your breasts’ look with your doctor and also your doctor will share his objective ideas about your gynecomastia surgery. So this is an interactive process that your happiness and healthiness is a priority.

You may leave hospital after couple of hours but generally we suggest you to stay overnight. You will have a supportive corset for 24 – 48 hours after surgery. Our doctor will give you all instructions to follow after your discharge. It takes 1-2 weeks to recover from the operation. During follow-up process doctor will make at least two consultations before you return back to your country.