Gynecomastia is an increase in the mammary glands in men, which can occur at every age and is caused mainly by hormonal changes in the body, hereditary characteristics, disease or taking certain medications. Gynecomastia can cause psychological discomfort and cause a decrease in self-esteem, making some men avoid physical activity or intimate relationships.
In which cases can gynecomastia be treated surgically
This operation is recommended to healthy men who do not smoke and do not use drugs, maintain a normal body weight, with a stabilized development of the mammary glands, optimistic about life, having realistic ideas about the possibilities of plastic surgery and certain desires regarding their future appearance.
The operation is carried out in the following cases: if it is impossible to get rid of the problem in another (non-surgical) way; in the absence of diseases that can cause death; in the absence of medical indications that can slow the rehabilitation process.
What are the possible complications after Gynecomastia surgery?
Before you decide to carry out the operation carefully weigh all the pros and cons, the possible positive result of the operation and possible complications, including:
- Blood clot formation
- Long-term healing