Ramesh (Name changed) was a bubbly teenager who one day noticed that his nipples were slightly protruding. He also observed that his breasts were beginning to look larger than they used to be before. He started avoiding college and remained aloof from his friends. He was no longer going for swimming and basketball practice as before. His parents were obviously disturbed at his behavior. It was a desperate situation at home until one fine day, when he confided in his close friend about the trauma he was undergoing. His parents took the advice of a well wisher, who referred them to an expert doctor in Bangalore for further treatment. The case of Ramesh and several other persons with similar problem is known as Gynecomastia in India.
Gynecomastia is a state of unusual collection or accumulation of fat and glandular tissues below a man’s nipples and areas around it. This usually occurs during the stage of puberty and pre adolescence. When this swelling continues even after puberty and adolescence, the shape makes it awkward to look at and also is quite embarrassing.
Sometimes the nipples can also be painful and sensitive. This problem usually creates lot of mental unrest and loss of confidence. Young males feel very embarrassed to wear T-Shirts or latest tight fitting apparel. Yet others find it difficult to go for social engagements like marriage ceremonies or perform puja as it requires removing the upper garment. The main cause of this problem is attributed to hormonal factors and changes which occur naturally during the onset of puberty. Other reasons are the usage of certain drugs, obesity, heredity and also some health disorders.
There is of course good news for men suffering with Gynecomastia in Bangalore. Several techniques are provided for Gynecomastia surgery in Bangalore for male breast enlargement. For the excess fat,(Pseudogynecomastia) a process known as SAL or Suction Assisted Lipectomy or Liposuction is preferred. In moderate enlargement, a combination of liposuction and gland removal is performed. For severe enlargement categories, it is advisable to go for skin excision and gland removal. The Cost of Gynecomastia surgery in Bangalore varies depending on the severity of the problem and diagnosis. As far as the surgery is concerned, Gynecomastia treatment in Bangalore is performed under the expert supervision of Dr. Madhukumar an expert Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon with his base in Bangalore. He has been trained in elite hospitals like Mumbai and received premier certification in Super-specialty Plastic Surgery.
Gynecomastia treatment and the surgery is usually done under administration of local anaesthesia and sedation. A combination of excess fat and glandular tissues are removed through this surgery. This is done by a small incision around the region of the nipple and the excess tissue is removed, to reshape the chest.. Through liposuction, excess fat is removed and the patient is usually sent home the same day.
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