Gynecomostia opinions and what needs to be corrected to get a flatter male looking chest. (Photo)
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Gynecomastia Surgical Techniques
There are three types of surgical treatment options available that treat gynecomastia. The doctor will recommend the one that is best suited to each individual case.
The excision technique is used on cases of #gynecomastia where excess skin and glandular breast tissue must be removed and the areola or nipple needs reduction and repositioning to create a natural looking appearance. The incision patterns are determined by the specific condition of the patient. The doctor will recommend this procedure which combines the liposuction technique and excision technique to create a natural look. Patients are given specific instructions for the recovery period.
Men who suffer from large #areolas may notice that after breast surgery, the skin of the chest muscles will tighten, causing the areolas to tighten and diminish in size. This is a result of the removal of glandular and/or adipose tissue.
Appear to be good candidate
Your pictures look like you would be an excellent candidate for gynecomastia surgery. It is the most common procedure we do in my practice. We have developed a technique where you would have no scar on the chest, and it is all done through a remote incision under the arm without any drainage tubes. You look young, and your skin tone looks good, so it should recoil nicely and redrape. Before surgery a little more information would need to be obtained regarding your hormone status and treatment.
I hope this has been helpful to you.
Robert D. Wilcox, MD
Gynecomastia Houston, TX
Choose carefully. The decision is yours. Advice to assist in making your selection.Only a board certified plastic surgeon
1. Experience matters. Choosing a surgeon increases the likelihood that they have seen a case similar to yours in the past. Selecting a surgeon whose practice is focused on gynecomastia exclusively is also an indicator of experience.
2. Results matter. The more before-and-after pictures, the better. Pay attention whether the surgeon is confident enough to show multiple angles of the same patient.
3.Only gynecomastia Reviews matter.
4. Expertise matters. Is your surgeon recognized by the profession as an authority in the field? Have they authored books or medical journal articles regarding your surgery?
Be realistic about your expectations. Also, revision surgery tends to be significantly more difficult than initial surgery.
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