What are the requirements prior to Procedure?

Pre operative tests have to be done. the tests required are i)CBC ii) FBS iii) S. Creatinine/BUN iv) S. Bil/SGOT/SGPT v) BT/CT vi) HIV, HbsAg, HCV vii) X-ray Chest PA viii)ECG these tests can be done at any good diagnostic lab few days prior to procedure.

Why Choose to get your Procedure done with Plastic Surgeon. Parag Vibhakar?

Dr. Vibhakar (M.S.,M.Ch.) is a superspecialist cosmetic surgeon with an experience of 11 years in the surgical field . Since 2004 he has been in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. During this period he has mastered the art of body sculpting. Gynecomastia Liposuction and excision is not just about removing the Male Breast Tissues (any surgeon can take that out), but about contouring the chest to give a flat but natural contour to the chest. Dr Vibhakars technique ensures that all the Breast tissue comes out giving a symmetric chest with the least possible complications. In inexperienced hands the results may get compromised and chances of contour deformities is very high. That is why you need to choose the best surgeon.

Why should I get Procedure Done?

Because it is the only way to get rid of man breasts. No amount of diet and exercise is going to reduce Man Breasts or Man Boobs or Moobs as they are loosely referred to.

Any Side Effects of Procedure?

There are no long term side effects on the body due to the procedure is practically risk free. The chance of complications is minimal. Some patients may have bleeding and chance of infection is very remote.

Is treatment Painful?

There is minimal pain post procedure and recovery is generally uneventful. Painkiller medications are prescribed to control the pain following procedure

When can I resume work?

Immediately next day if need arises - but it is always preferable if you can plan the procedure for weekend so that you can rest adequately . Dr. Vibhakar recommends rest for 3 -4 days

Post Surgery Precautions?

  • A tight vest has to be worn for 2 to 3 weeks post procedure
  • Gym and heavy exercise to be avoided for 3 weeks post procedure
  • No dietary restrictions
  • Avoid smoking 1 week prior and till one week post procedure
  • Avoid lifting heavy weights for 8 to 10 days after procedure
  • Avoid driving bike/car for a week post procedure

What is Gynecomastia(Male Breast Development, Man Gynecomestia)?

Gynecomastia is derived from the Greek terms gynec (feminine) and mastos (breast). The literal translation, male breasts, relates to any condition that results in excessive development of breast tissue in males 10

Why does Gynecomastia occur?

Gynecomastia is triggered by a decrease in the amount of the hormone testosterone compared with estrogen. The cause of this decrease can be conditions that block the effects of or reduce testosterone or a condition that increases your estrogen level.

What are the common Causes of Gynecomastia?

  • Idoipathic (No know cause)-Idiopathic gynecomastia accounts for over 85% of cases that require surgical intervention.
  • Physiologic gynecomastia - puberty, neonatal, senile
  • Drug Induced- there are many medicines that can cause gynecomastia.
217Use of anabolic steroids or androgens to enhance athletic performance Drugs that act exactly like estrogens - eg: digitalis Drugs that enhance endogenous estrogen formation- eg: clomiphene Drugs that inhibit testosterone synthesis and action- eg: Finastride used commonly for Hair Loss treatment. Health disorders like- liver and kidney disease, thyroid disease, hormonally active tumors, and Klinefelter syndrome

Are there any Medicines to treat Male Breast?

If the gynecomastia is due to a medical condition or drug induced or due to hormonal imbalance - these conditions need to be treated. There are certain so called Medicines that can cure gynecomastia - these are not backed by any solid research of effects or side effects

What are the treatment Options?

Surgery is the treatment of Choice. LIPOSUCTION with EXCISION of the Gynecomastia Gland is the procedure undertaken. It is virtually scar less and give good flat contour to the chest. Dr Vibhakar during consultation will guide you through the steps of procedure and you can see multiple before and after results of actual patients.

What Sort of Results can I expect?

The results after Procedure are long lasting for Gynecomastia.

What is the recovery time?

The procedure is day care - morning to night stay. You can resume work next day but it is advisable to rest for 48 hrs.Procedure can be planned for Weekends or Holidays to avoid loss of working days.

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