Why is gynecomastia surgery post-weight loss in demand?


Weight loss can have a significant influence on your health and happiness, as well as provide a profound sense of empowerment.

However, weight loss can, at times, make gynecomastia more visible, resulting in a loss of excitement for your weight loss accomplishments. Not to worry because a minor male breast reduction surgery or a Gynecomastia surgery can resolve the issue.

What happens in gynecomastia surgery?

Gynecomastia surgery aims at removing excess glandular, fibrous, and fatty tissues, and excess skin,  to obtain a slimmer, more sculpted, masculine appearance. If you have lost a significant amount of weight and still have excess tissue in your chest, a gynecomastia surgery after weight loss can help you get rid of the same.

Why can't weight loss not resolve gynecomastia in males?

Being overweight does not cause gynecomastia. However, it might worsen the problem. Furthermore, a male chest that is too big may stand out more after losing weight. While pockets of persistent fat in the chest might contribute to gynecomastia, you may also have extra glandular and fibrous tissues, and especially unelastic skin. Weight loss, for these reasons, does not successfully reduce gynecomastia.

Hence, surgery is highly recommended.

Are you an ideal candidate for gynecomastia surgery?

Male breast reduction after weight loss applicants should have no major health issues that could impede surgery or recovery.

Why can't weight loss not resolve gynecomastia in males?

The surgery starts with liposuction, wherein a suction hose is inserted to remove fat through multiple small incisions (cuts).

Nevertheless, excision may be recommended if you have extra skin, fat, or tissue. Larger incisions are used in this approach to remove breast tissue. During an excision surgery, our surgeon may additionally relocate your nipple and areola. The incision patterns, lengths, and placements are determined by the size of your breasts and the desired appearance.

procedure for gynecomastia surgery

As you might understand, you may require both excision and liposuction. Our surgeon will advise you on the best technique for you. You will be given general anaesthetic through a vein in your arm before to either procedure. You will be unconscious throughout the process and will not experience any pain.

What to expect regarding results?

You will start witnessing results within 3 to 6 months after the surgery. Nonetheless, every case differs. It takes time for your breast tissue to repair and the swelling to go down. Once you heal, you will achieve a firm and masculine chest that you have always desired.

The outcomes are long-lasting, and you may hardly need further surgeries to support the results.

What are the benefits of gynecomastia surgery post-weight loss?

Emotional benefit

Gynecomastia can have a significant impact on your self-esteem and how you interact with the world around you.

Self-consciousness might prevent you from participating in some social activities. It can even worsen emotional problems such as melancholy or anxiety. But gynecomastia surgery provides a permanent solution to gynecomastia and the emotional distress it causes.

Self-appearance benefits

Many men who get this surgery feel more confident and at ease with their appearance. They might appreciate being able to button a shirt without gaps. Be it at-shirt or swimwear, individuals are seen to be more delighted with their appearance.

Health benefit

Excessive breast tissue can also cause discomfort or pain. But after gynecomastia surgery, you are able to indulge in the activities that you previously found uncomfortable.

Reasons you should opt for gynecomastia surgery after weight loss

  • Be it whatever kind of outfit, your chest area is pretty much apparent and shows off irrespective of the fact you have gynecomastia or not.
  • During summers or at the sea beach, you may feel embarrassed to go shirtless and unnecessarily bear the heat.
  • Cosmetic surgery, especially corrective plastic surgery, is no more a stigma among males.
  • There is unrestricted access to surgical information nowadays due to social media channels, television, and other digital media, allowing you to do the required research.

Contact Prof Dr Robert Hierner for a detailed consultation

Having decades of experience in body contouring surgeries, Prof Dr Robert Hierner is the best reconstructive surgery specialist in this field. He thoroughly evaluates your condition, medical history, and other criteria before deciding on the line of treatment. Whether you are looking for gynecomastia surgery in Dubai or any precise body contouring in Dubai to achieve your body goals, Prof Dr Robert is the one you can always rely on.

For a holistic treatment plan, get in touch with this multidisciplinary surgeon.