• Excess tissue around the nipples of adult men affecting one or both breasts
  • Lax skin in the chest area of men after weight loss
Gynaecomastia Diagram
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  • Minor excess may require liposuction alone
  • Moderate excess may require surgical reduction of the tissue
  • Severe excess usually requires surgical reduction of the tissue and skin

After Care

  • An overnight stay after surgery
  • Leave Dressings on until you are seen in clinic
  • No showering for 48 hours
  • When starting to shower dry tapes afterwards with a hair dryer
  • Wear the provided compression garment day and night for 6 weeks to help remould your chest
  • No strenuous exercise for 6 weeks
  • No smoking to reduce wound healing problems
  • You may drive if you feel well enough to do an emergency stop
  • Scar care 3 weeks after surgery
Different types of Sutures and Stitches Diagram