Gynecomastia Reduction Providence
Who is a candidate? Men who desire a firmer, more traditionally masculine chest. Men who have excess breast tissue that is personally troublesome, attracts unwanted attention, or makes it difficult to find well-fitted clothing.
Intended results: A contoured, masculine chest. A more positive self image.
Procedure description: The procedure is done on an outpatient basis under MAC (Monitored Anesthesia Care). A small incision is made to allowing for the removal of excess glandular tissue or skin.
Recuperation and healing: The patient goes home wearing light bandages.
- Initial discomfort is controlled with oral medication.
- Sutures are usually removed in 7-12 days.
- Light activities can be resumed as tolerated. Aerobic activities can be started in about 3 weeks
Other options: Liposuction of the upper torso may be employed to achieve the best overall chest definition.
Insurance Guidelines: This procedure is is cosmetic and therefore is not covered by insurance. The patient is responsible for payment.
Note: The specific risks and the suitability of this procedure for a given individual can be determined only at the time of consultation. All surgical procedures have some degree of risk. Minor complications that do not affect the outcome occur occasionally. Major complications are unusual.
Contour Affiliates Recovery Garments: Compression garments or post-surgical garments help improve and increase blood circulation, rid your body of potentially harmful fluids, decrease your post surgery recovery time and reduce swelling. Visit Dr. Zienowicz’s online store to browse compression products designed to aid your recovery.