Gynecomastia in Turkey
Turkey is well known for its tourism, millions of people come into the country for beautiful sights, but it is also a wonderful place for medical treatment, the procedures are done by excellent specialists, the quality of medical care is high, excellent, and very affordable.
Gynecomastia surgery, which is also known as male breast reduction is the surgical correction of overdeveloped or enlarged breasts in men.
The surgery to remove the breast tissues usually involves the liposuction of the excess fat, surgical removal of the excess glandular breast tissue with an incision in the margin of the nipple-areolar complex and or skin excision (in a case where the breasts are very large).
1. When do you need the surgery?
You need gynecomastia surgery if you have stretched or sagging skin around the breast, which your surgeon here at SALUSS can tighten and reshape during the procedure.
2. Why do you need this surgery?
If it is not corrected, as you age the appearance of the breast will typically worsen over time. Surgery to correct gynecomastia can help restore your self-confidence and allow you to enjoy your normal social activities without reservations like before.
3. Who is eligible for the surgery?
Any male that is above 18 years and is assessed to be medically fit can opt for a gynecomastia surgery.
Advantages of gynecomastia surgery.
You can be rest assured that you are in the best of hands when you get your gynecomastia surgery done with us here at SALUSS Medical Group.
Building a square chest look.
Having the surgery to fix gynecomastia, helps men to achieve a fit masculine appearance. It is the best way to build a big square chest, after the surgery you tend to get a new and more attractive chest contour and the plus side is your breasts would no longer look feminine.
The surgery for gynecomastia is one with minimal complications and a high patient satisfaction.
After the surgery, there are scars present but they are very minimal and fade over time, so you necessarily don’t need to bother about them.
For the patients that are troubled with having man boobs, having this surgery helps them regain their lost confidence and if it negatively affected their social life, it helps build self-assurance and enhances the overall personality.
Disadvantages of gynecomastia surgery ?
The risk of infection:
As with every surgery, there is always a risk of infection, when the skin is broken, cut or has an incision made on it, there is a possibility of bacteria getting in from the outside and causing an infection.
After the procedure, there will be bouts of pain, swelling, bruising and discomfort in the chest. The first few hours are critical as the inflammation will be severe but after that it would go away.
Different techniques of gynecomastia
Liposuction technique: when the gynecomastia is as a result of excess fatty tissue, this technique is used. This involves the insertion of a cannula, a thin, hollow tube, through several small incisions. The cannula is moved back and forth in a controlled motion to help loosen the excess fat, which is then removed from the body by the vacuum suction.
Excision technique: this technique is usually used and recommended where the glandular breast tissue or excess skin must be removed for the gynecomastia to be corrected. If the nipple needs to be repositioned or areolar is required to be reduced to give a more natural male contour, this is the preferred technique.
Combination of liposuction and excision techniques: in some cases of gynecomastia, it is treated with the liposuction and excision technique.
How the operation is performed:
The gynecomastia surgery can take from two to five hours.
The first step is to mark the pectoral (chest) muscles and glandular tissue where the chest reshaping will be done.
Administration of anesthesia – local anesthesia with light sedation is usually preferred during this procedure.
Tumescent solution infiltration.
VASER liposuction to remove extra fat deposited in the chest area
The complete removal of excess glandular breast tissue is done with an intention to eliminate any chances of re-occurrence.
Risk of the surgery
There are some risks about getting your surgery done in turkey, but there is just standard risk associated with surgery procedure, but with us at saluss we value you and the risks are minimal, some of the general risks may include:
Changes in the nipple or breast sensation may be temporary or permanent.
Poor wound healing
Success rate: the success rating of the gynecomastia surgery is quite high, as this is a safe and uncomplicated procedure.
How long lasting:
When the fat and glandular tissue, which causes the gynecomastia are removed, there are no chances of recurrence, but it is important to follow the recommendations of your surgeon here at saluss, in order to prevent re occurrence and have a permanent solution.
Before the gynecomastia surgery, there are some pre operation preparations that would be required of you, your doctor at saluss will do a physical examination check, after which the following would be done:
Getting the medical tests for the medical evaluation
For patients that smoke, you will be required to abstain from nicotine
Patients on anticoagulants, such as aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs are required to stop such medications.
There are specific medications required to be taken preoperatively and some that are required to be adjusted.
GYNECOMASTIA SURGERY: Itinerary
The first step in getting your gynecomastia surgery done, is reaching to our medical team and getting contacted by one representative to answer your questions and request for any additional information that is needed during the pre-consultation assessment.
After receiving all the information and photos, we would provide an estimated price for the treatment, and you will need to fill out a questionnaire, then your consultation will be appointed.
During your consultation with one of our medical team, you are able to clarify your expectations and answer any questions you may have. Once you are approved for the surgery, your date for surgery will be confirmed, and the staff at SALUSS will assist you with making proper arrangements prior to your arrival and while at our care.
Preparing to travel
After proper planning and scheduling of surgery dates, you will need to book accommodation and Flights, that corresponds. Our staffs can help you out with special deals and discounts. We have special discounted packages that can include all your journey except flight tickets.
Before the flight
Before traveling, make sure you are adhering to the guidelines and instructions that your doctor at SALUSS gave to you, and if you need help figuring out what to pack for the trip for recovery period, feel free to reach out to us.
You are expected to arrive at least a day before your surgery, in order to get all medical tests done. Our staffs will pick you up at the airport and help you get settled at your hotel.
At the clinic
You will be taken to the clinic for final presurgery tests and consultations, after which any needed paperwork will be filled out and payments made.
On the day of the surgery, you will be given a private room, where you would spend at least 1 night, with the most comfort, WiFi, free meals and medical care.
After the surgery and discharge, you will be taken back to your hotel by a member of the team here at saluss and be expected to be on bed rest for about 5 days, depending on the scale of the surgery. You will visit the clinic between intervals, so your surgeon can look at you and ensure the healing process is going well, before the clear bill of health to travel back home.
Going back home after gynecomastia
We will give you the instructions for wound care and you can now get to the airport for your flight home. If within that period being home and you have any concerns, please feel free to reach out to us.
Recovery after Gynecomastia in Turkey
Initial male breast reduction recovery time takes about one – 2 weeks on an average. During this time, the patients need to take things easy and avoid doing strenuous activity to facilitate the healing process and prevent complications. During the first week after the surgery, a compression vest will be worn to help the skin retract and prevent fluid accumulation from occurring. There are some substantial swellings and a bit of bruising that can be expected during this time, and the pain can be controlled with medication prescribed by our medical team.
After the first one or two weeks, it is then possible to resume some normal activities, returning to work and some light exercises, but it is first cleared after your surgeon has examined you. The bruising and swelling will begin resolution slowly until the final results of the surgery are seen. The final result of the gynecomastia surgery can be seen at about 6 months post operatively.
Complications of gynecomastia in Turkey
Having your surgery for gynecomastia in turkey is incredibly safe, and most patients tend to have a very smooth recovery, so there’s very little to be worried about. Pain after surgery is common, the most common complication you would note to see, would be scarring that would be visible on the site of the operation. Other common complications you would see may include, bruising, bleeding, fluid collection, numbness and invertedness of the nipples, asymmetries, and contour irregularities. Having a proper preoperative, perioperative and postoperative management is also very important to guarantee good outcomes.
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Gynecomastia is a condition that makes breast tissue swell in boys and men, often due to hormonal imbalance.
2 weeks before the surgery, certain painkillers are not to be taken, alcohol and nicotine should be completely stopped 3 to 4 weeks before the surgery and people that are overweight are advised to lose a little weight.
Gynecomastia occurs when the mammary glands in men and boys grows.In some cases, it is benign but may be indicative of breast cancer, and the elderly populations are predisposed to this.
The laser assisted liposuction: with this method, the firm glandular tissue along with the fatty tissues can be melted.
All surgical procedures tend to leave scars, but most of the patients get their procedures done with only small incisions through which the liposuction is performed.
The only effective treatment for gynecomastia is surgery. Taking pills with the hopes to reduce the breast size is not possible and just gimmicks.
The major goal of the surgery is to help get back the chest contour, giving back a natural and masculine appearance to the chest.
It is usually caused when there is an increase in the increase of estrogen (female hormones) to testosterones (male hormones). Estrogen, which is usually active in females, usually makes the breast tissues to grow, while the testosterone which is the “male hormone” has the inhibitory effects on the breast tissues.