Duration of surgery

Duration of surgery

1-2 hour

Duration of hospitalization

Duration of hospitalization

1  night

Length of stay in hotel

Length of stay in hotel

4  night

While a beautifully shaped chest is a real eye-catcher on women, it looks completely different on men. Men can experience excessive breast enlargement for various reasons. For example, it can be hormonal, excessive alcohol consumption, doping, or overeating. If you are affected by such unwanted breast enlargement, it’s time to contact our gynecomastia specialists in Turkey.

All men have a small mammary gland system. In some men, the small glandular system begins to enlarge for various reasons. Gynecomastia can correct with surgery or liposuction. Breast development in men occurs in all age groups and often hinders the person to a great extent. Many people think they are alone with the problem, but it is one of men’s most common plastic surgeries.

Gynecomastia is caused by an imbalance between male and female sex hormones. It can directly result from your hormone production or side effects of various medications. Men, like women, can form breasts. But different hormonal effects on mammary gland tissue in the two sexes. Men usually don’t develop more than a small nipple with some glandular tissue underneath. For various reasons, this glandular system can turn into something more or less resembling a female breast, for which the term gynecomastia uses. When it comes to male breast development, the request for surgical treatment comes to the fore.

Gynecomastia has many different causes. This condition often occurs during adolescence, where gynecomastia usually goes away without treatment. Another common cause of gynecomastia is obesity. In the case of overweight, treatment should consist primarily of losing weight. Many drugs affect the hormonal balance in different ways and can cause gynecomastia. One of the most commonly used drugs is anabolic steroids taken in conjunction with muscle-building training.

The gynecomastia surgery in Turkey performs under general anesthesia. Liposuction uses, but it is also often necessary to remove glandular tissue through a small opening around the nipple. In pronounced cases, the excess skin may be so large that it may be required to operate on the breast. This results in a transverse scar.

Who are the Ideal Candidates for the Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynecomastia is a problem that affects men to a large extent, regardless of age. Standard forms of gynecomastia affect newborns and young adolescents during puberty. In this case, it occurs temporarily due to a temporary hormonal imbalance. But it naturally disappears (in infants between 6 months and two years and adolescents between 16 and 17 years). Also, gynecomastia becomes more common at age 65 due to the decrease in androgen hormones and is considered normal (physiological).

To recommend gynecomastia surgery, breast development must be at a specific rate. We recommend that obese patients try to lose weight before surgery, as breast development consists of a combination of fatty and glandular tissue. Likewise, there is no point in operating if you continue to use anabolic steroids. Men who experience enlargement of mammary gland tissue can be advantageously treated with surgery. Breast tissue is mainly composed of glandular tissue components and adipose tissue components. Therefore, it is often advantageous if the treatment consists of a combination of liposuction and surgical tissue removal. During the consultation, our specialist will ensure the benign growth of the mammary gland tissue. Sometimes additional tests may be required.

You are the ideal candidate for gynecomastia surgery in Turkey if you have the following conditions:

  • Enlargement of the breasts during adolescence
  • Sagging breasts after losing weight
  • Breast enlargement for an unknown reason

Most men with mammary gland development don’t have a direct cause of the disorder. However, the following factors may be necessary:

  • Hormones during puberty In connection with puberty, hormone production is high. Here, a temporary mammary gland development can occur, which disappears again on its own once hormone production has stabilized. In some young men, mammary gland development is more permanent. So this surgery may consider.
  • Severe obesity can cause hormonal effects that stimulate the glandular system.
  • Abuse of anabolic steroids can also upset the hormonal balance for epithelial tissue growth.
  • Finally, in rare cases, it can be caused by hormone-producing nodes in the testicles. Therefore, before any procedure, our surgeon will examine the hormones in the blood and a clinical exam of the testicles. Since gynecomastia can go away on its own after puberty, experts generally don’t recommend surgery for patients under 18.
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What happens at the Gynecomastia Surgery Consultation?

It is crucial to get excellent and professional advice before deciding on gynecomastia surgery in Turkey to make the right decision for you. Before deciding on a gynecomastia operation, you will have a preliminary examination with one of our plastic surgeons. We recommend reading this guide before the consultation and writing down your questions, so you don’t forget to ask them during the preliminary examination. During the initial test, we discuss your wishes, and the plastic surgeon examines you. Based on this, the plastic surgeon explains to you what options are available, and together we decide whether the surgery is right for you. The doctor will inform you about the intervention, the postoperative course, and possible side effects and complications.

You will offer relevant blood tests if you suspect breast development is due to an underlying disease. For us to recommend surgery, the development of the mammary gland must be at a specific rate. Gynecomastia surgery in Turkey can generally divide into types that vary in scope and therefore appeal to different groups. The result of plastic surgery isn’t permanent. The natural aging of the body continues and eventually changes the outcome. How fast the body ages is individual, hereditary factors, smoking, and sun exposure play a role. Also, it is essential to remember that surgery is associated with a particular risk of complications. The final result may not always meet your and your plastic surgeon’s expectations and wishes; if you are overweight or underweight, the risk of complications increases during anesthesia and wound healing.

What are the Risks of Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynecomastia surgery in Turkey is now well controlled, and complications related to anesthesia risk and surgical procedures are rare. The use of our surgeon, who is qualified for this type of intervention, registered with the medical board, and genuinely practicing in a surgical context, makes it possible to limit complications and, if necessary, provide effective and personalized follow-up. Watch for rare risks:

  • Bleeding: It occurs in less than 2% of cases. There may be bruises in the area corresponding to the operated area. They will disappear in a few weeks. There will also be some effects on the nerves, which may cause tingling, burning, and stinging for up to two months after the gynecomastia surgery.
  • Inflammation: It occurs in less than 1% of cases. Infection can occur in connection with any surgery. But it is scarce in connection with liposuction. Most conditions after surgery occur a few days to weeks after gynecomastia surgery. If redness and unusual tenderness occur around the scar, this may be a sign of infection. These treat with antibiotics. Such complications rarely affect the final result.
  • Irregularities: As we explained earlier, skin quality is vital for cosmetic results. You can see the irregularities in loose and inelastic skin more clearly than in tight, elastic skin. The surgeon can make a minor correction to the roughness.
  • Nipples may become more or less sensitive and, in rare cases, numb. The risk is up to 1.0%.
  • After the mammary gland tissue remove, retractions may occur where you see the skin and nipple are slightly closer to the chest muscle than the surrounding tissue, which still has some fat. However, this is rare, and usually, the pullback is balanced again. The surgeon can also adjust it with an after liposuction.
  • With all open surgeries, you will get visible scars, but the spot is usually very concealed as it locates at the edge of the brown area around the nipple. An infrequent complication is the death of part of the nipple, as blood flow may be cut off during gynecomastia surgery.

How Do You Prepare for the Gynecomastia Procedure?

The success rate of an operation depends on the precision scanning beforehand. Our surgeon performs a particular examination before the procedure in patients who apply to the hospital with gynecomastia. To know the results that make the operation more accessible, our surgeon will perform some examinations on the patient and take blood.

When you inform your doctor about the diseases you have and the medications you have to use, you will contribute to the success of the surgery and eliminate the negative aspects that may impair your health. The one-week period before gynecomastia surgery is significant. You are responsible for notifying your doctor of the minor health problem you experience during this period.

You should not hide any health problems or additional medications that may arise during this period and inform the doctor. These reports positively affect the operation’s outcome, and you prevent your doctor from encountering adverse problems during the process. You should avoid using blood thinners before surgery. Using such drugs causes you to have a negative experience during gynecomastia surgery.

It would be best if you stopped using harmful substances such as alcohol and smoking for the period recommended by your doctor until the surgery date. The doctor may prescribe a diet during this time, and you must adhere to it. An anesthesia test determines the amount of anesthesia you need so you don’t feel pain during surgery. This prevents you from feeling pain or experiencing adverse effects, such as waking up during gynecomastia surgery. Thanks to the perfect examination by our surgeon before the operation, the problems that may occur during the process eliminate. These tests also protect your overall health.

Your behavior by the tests and requirements of our doctor in the pre-operative period should be a must to increase the success rate of all operations, not just gynecomastia surgery. Inept preparation for surgery puts your life in danger.

Even though gynecomastia surgery performs with a high success rate, surgery can expose the patient and doctor to adverse problems if the necessary protocol isn’t followed. On the day of surgery, you should take a shower by washing your body and hair thoroughly with soap. Don’t use any body lotion or cream on your problem area.

What are the steps for Gynecomastia Procedure?

The gynecomastia procedure in Turkey do easily, and you stay in the hospital for one night. We follow particular discharge criteria, meaning you will discharge when you meet these criteria. Follow for gynecomastia surgery steps in Turkey:

  • Anesthesia

No matter what, the comfort of our patients is crucial to us. Therefore, you will receive general anesthesia in a gynecomastia surgery in Turkey.

  • Liposuction

If our surgeon deems the liposuction procedure alone appropriate, the course begins with an incision. The surgeon makes two small incisions (up to 7 mm long) in each breast. The area to be aspirated fill with a liquid containing local anesthetic and adrenaline, which causes narrowing of the blood vessels. An appropriate amount of adipose tissue and some glandular tissue is absorbed. At the end of the gynecomastia surgery, the surgeon applies an anesthetic to the wounds and makes a tight compress dressing.

  • Combined liposuction and open surgery

This process takes about 1-2 hours. Liposuction proceeds as we described above. Our plastic surgeon then makes an incision along the lower edge of the nipple, from which the glandular tissue removes. Our specialist then leaves some glandular tissue just below the nipple. It may be necessary to lay a sewer (a small plastic hose). At the end of the gynecomastia surgery, the surgeon applies a local anesthetic to the wounds, and the doctor puts a tight compressive dressing on you.

  • Open surgery and skin removal

On the other hand, this procedure can take between 2 and 3 hours, depending on its scope, and performs under general anesthesia. The technique relies on the amount of loose skin that needs to remove. It can range from slightly lengthening the incision below the nipple to completely stretching the skin back (upper body stretch).

The surgeon removes the glandular tissue, lifts the nipples if necessary, and cuts off the excess skin. At the end of the gynecomastia surgery, the surgeon applies a local anesthetic to the wounds, and the specialist puts a tight compressive dressing on you.

How is the Recovery After Gynecomastia?

There may be a pain in your breasts, which decreases for 1-2 weeks from the day of surgery. Therefore, you may need painkillers. Swelling in the area can last up to 4 months. You may also experience itching and tingling and possibly burning sores as well. These are temporary:

  • Our surgeon and our team will follow you constantly. You don’t need to remove the threads, as the wounds stitch with lines that disappear on their own. Our surgeon will give instructions on how you should behave in the future about scars. In the first days, a little leakage may leak from the small injection sites due to the fluid injected in connection with the procedure. An absorbent dressing or pad can absorb this.
  • You can shower and wash your hair the day after the gynecomastia surgery unless you have a drain or the plastic surgeon tells you otherwise. You keep the tape on, and the sticky effect continues after the shower. If our surgeon deems it necessary, you may need to use a compression garment daily and at night for a few weeks after the gynecomastia surgery.
  • To obtain as beautiful scars as possible, protecting the wounds from sunlight and solarium during the first 12 months after the gynecomastia surgery is crucial. It is also imperative to use sunscreen. After one week, you can continue to work sedentary. You should not use your arms too much for the first four weeks. It would be best not to drive yourself in any situation until you usually react. You should no longer need strong painkillers.
  • We recommend waiting a few weeks before you can exercise. It would be best if you also drank plenty of water during this process. After gynecomastia surgery, there is often sensory disturbance at the operative site, possibly with the reduced touch sensation at the nipple. Sensory disorders usually disappear after 3 to 6 months. Post-operative scars will typically be red and swollen. But this happens over 6-12 months. The wounds eventually become narrow and light, but in some people, the scars may be large and darkly pigmented.

When Can You See Results of Gynecomastia?

You will see the results of gynecomastia surgery in Turkey quickly. You can reduce most of the problems by eliminating gynecomastia, but you should expect that there may be irregular skin contour in connection with the healing. Removal of gynecomastia should only do when your weight is stable, and you are satisfied.

If you are overweight, try to lose some weight sometime before the procedure. The skin may become loose and wrinkled if you lose weight after surgery. On the other hand, if you increase your weight, you run the risk of breast formation returning.

How Much is Gynecomastia Surgery?

Gynecomastia surgery costs in Turkey depend on the operation fees. Therefore, it can only determine after the first examination. We will provide a fixed-price written offer that provides full cost transparency to all patients interested in a gynecomastia surgery in Turkey.

To get precise information about gynecomastia surgery prices in Turkey, you should contact our specialists and make a preliminary consultation. Pricing policy in gynecomastia surgeries will also vary according to the type and size of the problem.

If patients have a cosmetic problem other than breast enlargement, there will be some price difference in such cases. For this reason, it would be much more logical for patients to undergo a detailed examination and to receive price information after this examination. Generally speaking, the figure isn’t very high compared to an operation. Generally, it is possible to say that average prices are visible.

If you are looking for a suitable aesthetic plastic surgeon, our team will be happy to assist you! We are in close contact with Turkish plastic surgeons who have made a name for themselves in the field of gynecomastia. You can contact us immediately and quickly. We pay attention to the placement of a competent specialist. We prepare gynecomastia as part of personal consultation and then as an individual treatment concept. A confidential consultation with your plastic surgeon in Turkey offers you an excellent opportunity to get to know your surgeon. Our consultants take your medical history record and explain the procedure and alternatives at this stage. In addition, our experts demonstrate the risks, side effects, and costs of gynecomastia in Turkey.

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