When to Consider Gynecomastia Surgery

 In General

If you want to correct an uneven chest, then you may be wondering when to consider Gynecomastia surgery. You should know that gynecomastia is a surgical procedure that improves the appearance of the chest. A candidate for gynecomastia must be of an ideal body weight, have maintained their current weight for at least a year, and be at or near the end of puberty. You must also be a non-smoker or near the end of puberty. However, if you do smoke, you can still have the surgery, as long as you quit smoking before the surgery.

The recovery time for gynecomastia procedures is generally short, and patients usually require one to two weeks off work. The procedure is typically performed on an outpatient basis. In addition, you should expect to be under 24 hours of medical care after your procedure. You will likely need to stay at the hospital or after-care center after your surgery. You will need to wear a compression garment to help the area heal. You should avoid lifting or bending your arm after surgery.

Although male breast reduction surgery is an outpatient procedure, it requires a one-week off-work recovery period. You will need someone to drive you home after the surgery. A male breast reduction can boost your self-confidence while wearing a shirt. It can also make physical activities more comfortable. The procedure can be performed as an outpatient procedure. You must arrange for someone to drive you home after surgery, so you will be home soon afterward.

If you have questions or want to schedule a Gynecomastia surgery consultation in the Phoenix, AZ area call us for help.

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