Who is the ideal candidate to undergo Gynecomastia?
The three cases where ideal candidates are determined to undergo gynecomastia would firstly physiological diagnosed as gynecomastia which means the condition that occurs in humans, usually during the adolescence and characterized by the presence of enlarged breast glandular tissue, unilateral or bilateral, tender and gradually growing. Also, you can give enancianos and adults, no determined cause.
It can also be carried out by the existence of a pathological Gynecomastia which is characterized by the presence of the glandular breast tissue greater than 4 cm. in diameter, hypersensitive and gradually increased without physiological causes.
Finally, would also be ideal candidates for gynecomastia would undergo pseudo-gynecomastia those diagnosed in which an increase in mammary fat without glandular hypertrophy.
What is Gynecomastia?
This is a very simple surgery that lets you rejoin your usual lifestyle in 24-48 h., Approximately. The practice of mammography will clarify the prevalence of gynecomastia and consequently of the technique employed.
Is a surgical procedure lipoaspiración of excess fat and / or mammary gland Assisted Laser simultaneously so that the fat is removed and / or gland allowing male breast remodeling and tissue retraction by increasing subcutaneous temperature produces surgical laser.
The main advantage of this new technique is that it achieves a more precise body contouring and greater than that achieved with the classic deep liposuction.
It consists of making a small incision just below the nipple to try where laser light is introduced and fine liposuction cannula to suck the excess fat and / or mammary gland.
Since the tube placed is very thin, the incisions are minimal which disappear as soon lower the inflammation of the area so that the scars will be barely noticeable over time.
The main novelty of this technique lies in the feature that when liposuction is performed body fat simultaneously trying liposuctioned laser area. The laser has the feature of retracting the epidermis, stimulating collagen and subcutaneous, coagulate bleeding blood vessels during liposuction.
The laser assisted liposuction Gynecomastia is performed on an outpatient basis, usually performed under local anesthesia or sedation. Therefore, if there are no problems on the same day are discharged.
The duration is usually between 1 and 2 hours, the time varies depending on the area being treated.
After the intervention was placed a piece of acupressure on liposuctioned area you must take until your surgeon tells you.
What is the difference between assisted Liposuction Laser Gynecomastia with Traditional Liposuction?
The problem with traditional liposuction is that it leaves skin-fat flap too thick and heavy. However, with the laser-assisted liposuction also excised superficial fat leaving a thinner and lighter flap is retracted, while the heat stimulates the synthesis of collagen and elastin, emphasizing property maximum skin retraction .
This novel technique allows us to avoid the removal of skin around the areola, in many cases, as with traditional liposuction was inevitable.
What will return to normal?
Often small bruises and swelling appear in the liposuctioned. These effects are not bothersome postoperative. The pain is very superficial and can be treated with analgesics and anti-inflammatory perfectly you recommend your surgeon.
It is important during the first 24 hours make relative rest, local not get cold, you keep all the analgesic and anti-inflammatory pattern that will indicate your plastic surgeon.
Furthermore, Cànons Clinics, centers specializing in Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery Gynecomastia surgery complemented by laser assisted liposuction with manual lymphatic drainage and specific massage firming, cellulite… with the aim of shortening the postoperative period and returned as soon as possible to the normal day-to-day.
Also, you have to wear a garment as pressure therapy for at least three weeks to get a good rehabilitation and reduce skin inflammatory signs. Much of the success of any surgery depends postoperative care.
How to plan I have Gynecomastia?
The doctor will give you instructions on how to prepare for surgery, including guidelines to keep on shooting or suppressing medications, vitamins, iron supplements, food, liquid and snuff.
Make sure also that a family member or companion can take you home when you are to be discharged and, if necessary, can help a couple of days.
What precautions should I take?
In order to limit the risk of bleeding and bruising have to avoid taking in the 7 days before the procedure antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin, dipyridamole, ticlopidine… as well as in the 3 days prior to taking NSAIDs like Ibuprofen antiplatelet effect, Diclofenac , indomethacin, piroxicam, naproxen…