Everyone wants to feel good about how they look, whatever their gender. It is possibly no surprise, then, to find that more men are undergoing cosmetic procedures to improve how they look. According to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), one of the most common is liposuction in the chest area. This can improve a man’s appearance and reduce the effects of gynaecomastia (a hormonal condition). For those looking for Gynaecomastia Surgery Bolton, here’s what you need to know.

Gynaecomastia Symptoms

Gynaecomastia is a hormonal condition that causes the breasts to swell. The swelling can be painful and uneven (affecting one, rather than both, breasts). Most common in young boys and older men, those who are overweight can also have gynaecomastia. In the first instance, a doctor will prescribe medicine to resolve the problem. If this doesn’t work, surgery may be an option.

Gynaecomastia Surgery

While addressing the effects of gynaecomastia, surgery will also help those whose weight loss has left them with sagging skin. In addition, it is suitable for those wanting to improve the appearance of their torso. During surgery, an incision is made around the nipple, and liposuction removes fatty tissue.

A patient will need to wear a compression garment for several weeks afterwards. A full recovery can take six weeks, and the full effects might not be seen for six-months. Afterwards, the chest area will be firmer and flatter. There will be more definition.

Gynaecomastia Surgery Bolton

As with all surgery, it’s essential to choose the right surgeon for you, and the procedure you want. For those wanting Gynaecomastia Surgery Bolton based Consultant Mr Irfan Khan may be that surgeon. He has twenty years’ experience carrying out such procedures and a track record of working at some of the best hospitals in the region. Contact him today by visiting https://www.irfanplasticsurgery.co.uk/.