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WHAT ARE MAN-BOOBS OR (MOOBS) AS SOME HAVE CALLED THEM? - BREAST SURGERY
The excess body tissue that has gathered in the chest area of men, that is often a source of frustration and embarrassment that can lead to loss of confidence about what to do to. Most men have tried everything to remove this tissue from the chest area and have found it harder to deal with for several reasons. One solution that is offered is a very simple surgical process that is very similar to liposuction in that its easy and quick to rectify. Read further to find-out more info about this innovative process.
When people think of plastic surgery, they will often think about how long it takes to have the whole process done from start to finish. Considering the surgeon consultation and the actual surgery itself it can be complete within a couple of days. The surgery itself is only 1 to 2 hours, while the recovery time after surgery is often 48 hours. The post recovery that is designed to reduce swelling and allow the skin to shrink more effectively can take up to 4 to 8 weeks depending on the amount of tissue removed. A consultation with your surgeon will let you know more info on what is involved and included.
WHEN CAN I RESUME WORK OR EXCERCISE? - BREAST SURGERY
Most people can usually go back to work after a couple of weeks since the first 2 weeks are important for the post surgery recovery. If you have an office job this time is always a couple of weeks but if you are working in manual labor then the recovery time is always a bit more as recommended by your surgeon.
HOW PAINFUL IS THE GYNECOMASTIA? (MOOB SURGERY) - BREAST SURGERY
It depends solely on the threshhold of pain for most men. The surgery itself is not painful at all and is often described as being very moderate in discomfort from the kind of anaethetic that is used during the procedure itself. The recovery period may require some prescription pain medication to relieve any postoperative discomfort.
WHEN CAN I BEGIN SEXUAL ACTIVITY AGAIN? - BREAST SURGERY
Because the surgery is not hinder the ability, or prohibit you to continiue with sexual relations, this acivity is not affected. Normal sexual desire varies from person to person and depends on the patient to decide how they feel and level of comfort to have sexual relations after surgery.
WILL THE SURGERY AFFECT MY SEXUAL STAMINA, WILL MY NIPPLES LOOSE SENSATION? - BREAST SURGERY
The surgery doesn't affect any kind of sexual stamina since it is not related to the sexual organs, though the level of energy stamina due to the recent surgery will have an impact on any activity afterward until the body is fully recovered. As with any surgery there is a period of recover that will have an effect on your energy levels days after the prcedure is done. For those who are worried about loss of sensitivity, the feeling will return to normal anywhere from 1 month to a few months depending on how involved the removal of tissue was undertaken. Normally the amount of time of recovery for all male breast surgeries are minimum 1-2 months.
WHEN CAN I BEGIN TANNING AGAIN? - BREAST SURGERY
There is a mimimum period of 3 weeks or more depending on bruising that is left-over after the procedure. This is normal with all surgeries and tanning is especially not a good idea as the bruised tissues can discolor further under the skin. It is best to allow the skin to heal before continuing any tanning activity.
WHEN CAN I USE THE POOL, SAUNA, OR GET IN THE OCEAN AGAIN? - BREAST SURGERY
Another important issue is to keep the area where the incision was made clean and free from any kind of dirty water. This may include public pools, saunas, the jacuzzi, and even ocean and lake water. The risk of infection- while the incision area is healing, should be allowed a term four weeks after surgery before any activity around these kinds of possible infectionary problems can happen.
WILL I HAVE ANY BRUISING, AND WILL THERE BE ANY SCARRRING OF THE SKIN? - BREAST SURGERY
Bruising occurs in the area where the skin has been sutured. This is normal. Though it will take a few weeks to see the skin returnning back to its' normal skin tone. Usually any scarring is very minimal and is not noticed easily after the healing has completed. Depending on the kind of surgery preformed, it is best to discuss with the surgeon about scarring and where the incisions will be made.
HOW SOON WILL I GET TO SEE THE RESULTS? - BREAST SURGERY
Unlike other surgeries, this will be an immediate and noticable change after the procedure is complete. Though swelling is common afterwards, so the post treatment will require a bondage for keeping the swelling down. This will allow the chest skin to remain flat and the contour of the chest looking more natural.
WHAT WILL MY CHEST LOOK LIKE AFTER THE SURGERY? - BREAST SURGERY
With any procedure there is always a suprise for the patient when they see the dressing first removed. There will be bruising and swelling and usually bodily fluid that has leaked- out from the incision holes that were made. The healing process is one that takes time and patience and each patient is different for each surgery done. It doesn't mean that the procedure has failed if it doesn't look perfect once the dressing is removed but it will look worse than it really is for a short time. Recovery is the key to seeing the results happen naturally.
HOW LONG WILL THE PROCEDURE LAST, IS THE PROCEDURE PERMANENT? - BREAST SURGERY
It all depends on the time of recovery. No two people have the same recovery time due to so many variables. As with every surgery, there are always many things that will affect the outcome of the healing process. Diet and exercise and conditions that would change the person over a period of time will tell whether any surgical procedure will be longer lasting. Your surgeon will advise what is best to have the longest lasting advice.
HOW LONG AFTER THE CONSULTATION IS THE SURGERY? - BREAST SURGERY
It is best to wait 2-3 weeks after your consultation before having the surgery. By then, all of the pre-surgery examinations will be complete and you'll be ready to chose the date when your procedure will take place. You also will have time to plan for the recovery time that is required afterward. Time off from work and so on.