Gynecomastia is the condition of enlarged breasts in men that occurs at any stage of a man’s life due to hormonal changes, genetics, obesity, or the use of some medications.
Gynecomastia is a plastic surgery that Dr.Cengizhan Ekizceli performs to remove excess skin and fat in the breast tissue and obtain the ideal masculine chest contours.
● What types of surgeries are performed in gynecomastia?
There are two main options that Dr. Cengizhan Ekizceli performs within gynecomastia surgery, which are liposuction and removing the excess skin.
● How is the gynecomastia procedure performed?
Dr. Cengizhan Ekizceli performs a Gynecomastia operation under general anesthesia, it takes about 2 hours.
Gynecomastia surgery is done by removing excess fat and tissue in the breast.
The doctor makes small incisions and inserts a liposuction tube into the breast to remove the fat cells. Then the excess skin removed as needed
● How to prepare for surgery?
Dr. Cengizhan Ekizceli performs the necessary tests for the patient before surgery.The patient should stop taking blood thinners and avoid eating food and water 8 hours before the surgery.
● How long does the recovery process take?
A man returns to daily activity two weeks after the operation and avoids strenuous physical activity for up to six weeks of recovery.
● Will there be visible scars after the surgery?
Of course, there may be scars after Gynecomastia surgery. Scars fade over time and vary depending on the technique that was used according to the patient’s condition.
● Is the surgery painful?
Many patients admit that the surgery is not as painful as they expected and recovery is very easy.
They also report that the pain is very similar to the post-exercise feeling of the chest in the gym.
● When do results start to appear?
Most of the results are immediate in the area around the chest and usually, the final results appear within 4-6 months.
Of course, swelling and bruising are normal after surgery, and the recovery time depends on the patient himself.