Everything You Need to Know About Gynecomastia Surgery

Gynecomastia is a common condition among men in which their breasts swell. Gynecomastia is not harmful but it impacts very emotional distress in men. And they may lose their self-confidence. The enlargement of breast tissue is caused by a hormonal imbalance where the estrogen level is increased more than the testosterone level in the body.

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What Causes Gynecomastia?

  • The imbalance between estrogen and testosterone level at puberty.
  • Excessive intake of alcohol that led to liver damage creates a condition called cirrhosis in which testosterone cannot be broken down and converted into estrogen.
  • Most bodybuilders take steroids to gain their muscles and some steroids are responsible for raising estrogen as compared to testosterone.
  • Some medicines may have side effects and might decrease the testosterone in males which is a sex hormone.
  • Aging is one of the main causes of gynecomastia as with the increasing age testicles start producing less testosterone and in results, they can have high estrogen.

Who suffers Gynecomastia? 

At the age of 12 when boys are in their puberty phase, they feel the changes in their body like deepening of the voice, body hair starts appearing, and enlargement of testicles, etc. and these changes continue at the age of 18, after this age, a boy will become a complete man. They go through these changes because of the hormones present in their body. When the testosterone which is a sex hormone produced by testicles in males can be found less than the estrogen level, in this condition the chest fat starts increasing. In boys, it is a very common problem at this age and goes away with time but if not, then you should take surgical treatment. Divine Cosmetics Surgery provides gynecomastia treatment cost at low rates.

How to Get Rid of Gynecomastia by Surgery?

When patients visit the clinic who are suffering from gynecomastia and come with a complaint of man boobs, they find excess fat and lumps in the breasts which are unusual in men. Sometimes the amount of fat is high that makes the man’s breasts look like a woman’s breasts. A man feels very embarrassed about it. The only option to get rid of those puffy nipples is a surgical treatment. Visit Dr. Amit Gupta, the best gynecomastia surgeon in Delhi, if you are looking for the best and trusted surgeon. The surgeon removes the glandular tissue. Your doctor must examine your breasts first to find out the level of gynecomastia. Gynecomastia treatment cost also depends on the classification of the size of the gland.

  • Grade 1: – A minor enlargement of the breasts. The size of the breasts is not like the typical women’s breasts but the center part of the breast looks like a button structure Visible over the slim fit t-shirts and the man feels very uncomfortable about it. Liposuction is required in grade 1 gynecomastia to give a better shape to the chest under local anesthesia and then the surgeon removes the gland which is very small in size.


  • Grade 2: – Moderate enlargement of breasts where the breasts slightly look like the female’s breasts as the excess fat creates the prominent breast shape and can be seen over the clothes. Under the local anesthesia, the surgeon performs the surgery starting from the liposuction then removes the extra glands and puts the stitches. In divine Cosmetic Surgery, they use dissolvable stitches that can dissolve after 1-2 weeks.


  • Grade 3: – The breasts look similar to a female’s breasts because of the extra fat and the loosening of the skin. And the nipple area is fully pronounced. The only option to remove the glandular tissue is surgery because it may increase with the time and age. The surgery always performs under general anesthesia followed by the gland removal and then the surgeon starts performing the skin lifting process. Grade 3 surgery can take extra time than the grade 1 and grade 2 gynecomastia surgery.

What are the Pre-Operative Preparations for Gynecomastia Surgery?

Whether the treatment will be done under local anesthesia or general anesthesia, the pre-operative preparations are the same. The first thing the surgeon needs to know that if you ever had surgery before and if yes then what were the complications you faced, whether you are a heart patient or not, you have chest problem of not, any medicines you are taking, whether you a diabetic patient or not if you had cancer history, tell you surgeon about it, any skin disorder, any breathing problem.

You must tell your doctor about your blood pressure. After that, you will have to fill a disclaimer form in which you have to share all your details and about allergies you are suffering from. Then the measurement of compression garment is taken that will be required after surgery. You will have been through some tests as well, and if you are over 35 years, a chest x-ray is required. And if you are worried about the gynecomastia treatment cost, Divine Cosmetics Surgery provides it at reasonable rates.

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What are the Post-Operative Precautions after Gynecomastia Surgery?

Rest is important after every surgery, it makes recovery fast. After the surgery, the patient must wear the compression garment for three-four months and 16-18 hours in a day for a perfect shape for the chest. It also helps to reduce swelling. Dr. Amit Gupta, the best gynecomastia surgeon in Delhi suggests avoiding lifting, biking, gym, any heavy physical activity for at least one week after the surgery. In the case of skin lift surgery, these precautions must be taken for 3-4 weeks. Besides these precautions, chest massage should be started after a week of surgery and continues till 3-4 months.

What is the Follow-up Schedule after Gynecomastia Surgery?

In Divine Cosmetics Surgery, the very next day the patient will have a general assessment and the surgeon will remove the dressing. For the outstation patients, they put dissolvable stitches so they need not worry about the visit. The patient’s 2nd visit will be after 10 days for stitch removal. The 3rd visit will be after 3 weeks for a general assessment and the surgeon will see the progress and tell you whether the compression garment will require any more or not. The 4th and the last visit will be after 3 months for the final assessment. Within these months the patient should maintain a healthy diet as per the surgeon’s instructions. Whenever you are looking for your gynecomastia treatment, please go with best plastic surgeon in Delhi.

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