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Gynecomastia Surgery in Orlando, Florida

Orlando, FL


If you are a man and the size of your chest bothers you due to breast enlargement, Gynecomastia surgery might be right for you. The technical term for Gynecomastia is called mammaplasty and affects up to 65 percent of the adult male population. This surgery is referred to as a male breast reduction to improve the breast size in men. At Vanitas Medical Group in Orlando, FL, we can help you enhance the way you look so you no longer have to feel self-conscious about being seen not wearing a shirt.

Gynecomastia Surgery, Gynecomastia Surgery in Orlando, Florida

Gynecomastia is characterized by the excess fat or/and glandular tissue development around the men’s chest area or as many people know it “man boobs”. There are different reasons why this happens, it can be hormonal changes, weight gain, heredity or even the use of certain drugs.

Gynecomastia surgery is a procedure that can help you eliminate the amount of localized fat around the chest area by performing liposuction if this is the only problem the patient presents. On the other hand, if the patient presents enlargement of the breast area due to glandular tissue, this can also be surgically removed by performing a small incision around the areola area. It is not uncommon patients want to combine these two procedures. Our surgeon can help you determine which option is more suitable for you.

Well, breast reduction is not only for women. This is an elective outpatient cosmetic surgery that is done under local anesthesia with very little downtime.

After having Gynecomastia surgery, you can obtain dramatic, near immediate improvements with very minimal downtime.

If the glandular tissues are removed in the procedure, the glandular tissues will not come back on their own giving you a long lasting if not permanent results. However, when Gynecomastia surgery is done to remove the localized fat around the chest area, lifestyle changes should be taken in consideration in order to maintain your results. Weight gain can accumulate around the chest area making the problem reoccur and can compromise your results. Always an active and healthy lifestyle is recommended in order to maintain long lasting results.

The average recovery time is usually from 1-2 weeks. The vast majority of our patients are able to resume their daily activities almost immediately.

After Gynecomastia surgery you must avoid any type of energetic activities to help with the healing process and avoid complications. For the first few weeks you will be instructed to wear a vest to help the skin retract and to prevent the accumulation of fluid. Each patient is different as we all know; therefore, your surgeon will give you instructions according to your own particular case.

Some bruising and swelling are expected but will resolve gradually. Your progress will be seen over the course of the next few weeks and months and final results are apparent by 6 months post-op.

Gain Your Confidence Back

You no longer have to hide your condition, take off your shirt with confidence. This procedure can help you restore and give you a much more contour, flatter & firmer chest. This can also make physical activities more comfortable such as embarrassing bouncing, rubbing or chafing.

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