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Surrey Gynecomastia Surgery

Aesthetic gynecomastia surgery, also known as male chest contouring surgery or male breast reduction, reduces excess fat and tissue from the chest. In addition, the procedure can significantly improve your self-confidence and satisfaction with your appearance, so consider visiting Dr. Krista Genoway at Genoway Plastic Surgery in Surrey to learn more about what gynecomastia surgery can do for you!

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What is Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynecomastia surgery, is performed on men with enlarged glandular tissues “gynecomastia” and associated fat tissue on their chest. This can be caused by obesity, hormone imbalances, or certain medications. This chest contouring surgery for men aims to reduce the size of the breasts and improve their overall appearance. The surgery outcomes are typically excellent, with patients feeling younger and more muscular.

What are the benefits of Gynecomastia surgery?

For men who suffer from excess chest tissue, or man boobs, surgery can be a life-changing experience. Not only can it help improve the way your clothing fits, but it can also boost your self-esteem and confidence. Dr. Krista Genoway is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in male chest surgery. She has helped countless men in Surrey, British Columbia, achieve their desired results. Her Surrey gynecomastia surgery can help correct and achieve a more masculine chest contour. If you are considering surgery, Dr. Genoway will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan to help you reach your goals. So call today for a consultation on how you can get the chest you desire!

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Am I a Good Candidate for Gynecomastia Surgery?

Dr. Krista Genoway often sees patients who are embarrassed about their appearance and have low self-esteem due to gynecomastia. This condition can be caused by a hormone imbalance, often seen in puberty, but also in older men. By performing gynecomastia surgery Surrey plastic surgeon, Dr. Genoway, helps these patients feel better about themselves. Surgery involves removing excess tissue and fat from the chest area, with both direct gland removal and liposuction.

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Gynecomastia Surgery Procedure

Dr. Krista Genoway will use specialized liposuction techniques to remove fat tissue from the chest and shape the chest. This is often followed by making an incision around the areola and removing any excess glandular tissue. For some men the nipple may be repositioned and the areola reduced in size. Dr. Krista Genoway will then close the incisions with dissolvable stitches. For some men, drains are used to help reduce fluid and swelling after surgery. A compression garment must be worn for a few weeks following surgery. Recovery time could range from four to six weeks.

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Gynecomastia Surgery Recovery

Gynecomastia surgery, is is a procedure to remove excess fat, glandular tissue, and skin from the male breasts. This surgical procedure is performed to correct a hormone imbalance that has resulted in enlarged breasts in men. The results of this surgery are often immediate and long-lasting. Recovery from male chest surgery typically takes one to two weeks. During this time, it is essential to rest and avoid strenuous activity. Dr. Krista Genoway will provide specific instructions on how to care for yourself during your recovery period. It is recommended that you avoid strenuous activity for six weeks after surgery to reduce swelling and bruising. Most patients report feeling better within a few days after surgery and can return to work and other normal activities within one to two weeks.

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Gynecomastia Surgery Results

You will notice results immediately after surgery but it will take about three to four months, to see your final outcome. This is because it takes time for the swelling to go down and the incisions to heal. Your final scar will be evident by six to twelve months after your male breast reduction surgery.

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Schedule your Surrey Gynecomastia Surgery consultation with Genoway Plastic Surgery today

Are you tired of feeling self-conscious about your chest? You're not alone. Gynecomastia, or man breasts, affects 40-50% of Surrey's men. This condition can be associated with an inability to find clothes that fit well, a low self confidence and sometimes even pain. Dr. Krista Genoway performs male breast reduction and chest contouring surgery and can help you achieve the chest you've always wanted.

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Though you will be given a general anesthetic, you may still feel pain and discomfort after the surgery. The pain should be easily managed with ice and over-the-counter medications or a prescription from Dr. Genoway.

What are the risks of gynecomastia surgery?

Risks for gynecomastia surgery and contouring include infection, bleeding, bruising, asymmetry, and changes in nipple sensation. There is also the potential for recurrence if the underlying cause of the gynecomastia is not addressed (usually a hormone imbalance). Dr. Genoway will review all the risks and potential complications during your consultation.

Is male chest contouring covered under MSP?

Strict removal of breast tissue that is painful and symptomatic is covered under the medical plan. Aesthetic removal and male chest contouring is a cosmetic procedure not covered under MSP.

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This is your life. When it comes to your body, you get the final say in how you want to shape it. Whatever your vision for your true self, Dr. Krista Genoway has the talent and experience to help you get there. Begin your journey today with a visit to Genoway Plastic Surgery.