6 months post gynecomastia surgery concerns; options on what I should do next? (Photos)
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Post-Operative Puffy Nipples
6 months post gynecomastia surgery concerns; options on what I should do next?
Given that part of the issue may be ongoing "redundant" skin around the nipple/areola complexes, I would agree that ongoing time/patience may be in your best interests. For example, you may wish to evaluate the appearance of your chest wall one year after the procedure was performed; if at that point, you continue to have the same concerns, then additional surgery may be indicated. For example, additional tissue/adipose tissue removal plus/minus areola reduction surgery may be helpful ( again much will depend on what your communicated concerns are at that point). Best wishes.
Missed Breast Tissue Can Cause Puffy Nipples
You look like you have a great result in the second photo, considering your pre-op condition. In the last photo, you have a typical accumulation of excess stretch damaged skin, but your areolar size is much improved from pre-op . Sometimes, this extra skin and subcutaneous tissue can lead one to think that they still have residual gynecomastia. It is possible that there is some additional breast tissue left over after your surgery, however, if your surgeon suggests that you wait longer, then that is what I would suggest as well. Your only other option is to get a 2nd opinion from another surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
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