If you are suffering from gynecomastia, it can be a debilitating condition both socially and physically. However, NHS surgery is reserved for the most serious and painful cases. For most people that means to get the results required means using private healthcare such as that arranged by Private Cosmetic.
Reducing the effects of gynecomastia
Before you consider surgery for gynecomastia, it is worth taking a few other steps, that may reduce your problem.
Check with your GP for an assessment of what might be causing your problem There are a number of reasons why you might be suffering from gynecomastia. These include:
- Genetic disorders
- Liver failure
- Kidney failure
- Hormone imbalances
- Anti-anxiety medications
- Excessive uses of illicit drugs
- Frequent alcohol use
- Marijuana use
- Steroid use
All of the above can be contributory factors to gynecomastia either through contributing to lifestyle factors or through direct stimulation of the conditions.
Get some exercise
Regular exercise is important and need not cost the earth, as well as low-cost gym companies such as PureGym and Exercise for Less, there are also public facilities ranging from local authority leisure centre to outdoor gym equipment that is totally free to use in your local park. For details of your nearest park gym visit http://www.tgogc.com/
There are a number of training programmes and apps available that should allow you to lose some of the excess weight and tone your chest muscles. Follow a programme for a few months and you should start to see some real changes.
Surgical options for treatment of gynecomastia
Male Breast Reduction is also known as Gynecomastia surgery. A full surgery usually takes around 2 hours to complete and is performed on a fully awake patient under a local anaesthetic.
Surgeons use a small number of techniques during the procedure. Typically, the surgeon makes a small incision around the nipple. Once this incision is opened the surgeon will usually perform a mixture of liposuction and excision.
The liposuction part of the procedure uses the modern technique of VASER liposuction. This is seen as the current gold standard and a far safer method than traditional liposuction.
Typically, the surgeon will also use excision to remove the glandular tissue or remove excess skin.
Patients can usually return home the same day.
Explore surgical treatments for gynecomastia with Private Cosmetic
Private Cosmetic works alongside some of the best independent gynecomastia surgeons in the country. If you would like more information about what treatment is right for you, then fill in the form below for a no-obligation consultation to discuss your condition.