Gynaecomastia surgery is the medical term for the surgical procedure to treat gynaecomastia, where people assigned male at birth grow breasts. Breasts are not something most men are comfortable with and it can cause serious self-esteem and mental wellbeing issues. Treating gynaecomastia is straight forward with the help of an experienced plastic surgeon. Mr Irfan Khan provides the gynaecomastia surgery Bolton patients are looking for.

It is no surprise to find out 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 procedures for men is liposuction to the chest. This can remove excess fat and also breast tissue which develops in people who have gynaecomastia.

What are the symptoms of Gynaecomastia?

Gynaecomastia is a naturally occurring hormonal condition that causes the breasts to swell. The swelling can be painful and uneven, and it can affect one or both breasts. It is most commonly found in teenager boys and older men. However, it can also affect men who are overweight. In the first instance, your GP will probably prescribe medicine to treat the condition. If this doesn’t work, surgery may be an option.

How does Gynaecomastia Surgery work?

While addressing the effects of gynaecomastia, surgery will also help people who have sagging skin and additional flesh after weight loss Additionally, it is suitable for those wanting to improve the contours and appearance of their torso. During surgery, an incision is made around the nipple, and liposuction removes the excess fatty tissue.

Patients must wear a compression garment for several weeks after the surgery. Full recovery can take six weeks, and the full effects of the surgery may not be visible for six-months. Afterwards, the chest area will be firmer and flatter.

Gynaecomastia Surgery Bolton

Mr Irfan Khan offers gynaecomastia surgery to eligible patients in Bolton. All prospective patients an arrange an initial consultation with Mr Khan to discuss their hopes for the surgery and results. Mr Khan will discuss the potential results too and help to manage expectations. You will also be able to ask any questions about the procedure, recovery or any other concerns you may have.

Mr Khan is a highly experienced plastic surgeon and runs regular clinics at The Beaumont Hospital in Bolton. You can arrange your initial appointment by simply getting in touch and arranging a consultation to discuss your gynaecomastia and potential treatment options.