It is called gynecomastia when men grow in the chest area like women. This discomfort, which occurs in adolescence, can cause psychological problems along with aesthetic impairment if it is permanent. This discomfort, which is generally of hormonal origin, can be treated with various methods. It occurs during adolescence because of abnormal hormonal changes during this period.
Gynecomastia surgery is defined as a surgical operation performed in case of excessive breast growth in men. Men with female breast formation reach ideal size breast structure with gynecomastia surgery. There are many different factors in the occurrence of gynecomastia. Many reasons, from medications to hormonal balances, can cause excessive breast growth in men. In addition, structural and genetic factors are among the prominent reasons for the emergence of gynecomastia.
Surgical intervention is the most effective and definitive method in gynecomastia treatment. The type of intervention to be performed is determined after the examinations made by the surgeon. Again, different methods can be used against different classifications of gynecomastia. For example;
In glandular gynecomastia, firm breast tissue is predominant and must be surgically removed.
In mixed-type gynecomastia, there is an excess of glandular tissue and adipose tissue, surgery and liposuction are used together.
Fatty tissue is predominant in fatty gynecomastia, it can only be treated with liposuction.
In another classification, the size of the breast tissue and the excess skin are evaluated. The type of surgical intervention is determined accordingly.