Gynecomastia or man boobs is the enlargement of the male breast tissues and this is a normal condition. Near about seventy percent of the boys experience it during the puberty. Though the middle-aged and older men may also experience such condition.
Gynecomastia is typically characterised by the enlargement of the male breast tissues or accumulation of fat in the breast area. The enlargement is found in both the breasts or in either of the breasts. This specific condition may not cause any physical harm but may be a major concern for discomfort and self-consciousness.
Gynecomastia may occur in males of any age or weight. Obese men may appear like they have developed man boobs due to the presence of extra fat tissues all over the body including breasts. But this must not be confused with true Gynecomastia.
Gynecomastia is very common among infants, puberty and older age. Men with Gynecomastia have a firm, rubbery mass underneath the nipple area. Usually, less than an inch and a half across may be tender, often fluid discharge may also be noticeable. Gynecomastia also may be genetic problem. Common causes of Gynecomastia are:
Side effects of certain medications
The only permanent cure for Gynecomastia is Surgery that can help to restore the shape of the chest and improve self-image. Dr. Arif Hussain is one of the most successful Gynecomastia Surgeon in Pakistan (Top Rated Surgeon) & the only active member of Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (CSAPS) in Pakistan. For Gynecomastia Surgery Dr. Arif Hussain usually make an small cut and then removes the extra breast tissues. The extra fat content may also be removed by using the Latest PowerX Lipo System. The post-op instructions and the compression garment provided by the Dr. Arif, provides support to the skin and speeds up the recovery.
The results for Gynecomastia surgery can be expected and men achieve a smaller, flatter and a masculine breast. The surgeon may also need to re position the nipple or the areolar region. The results are long lasting but the patients must lead a healthy lifestyle to maintain the new breast contour. Gaining weight or taking certain drugs may affect the testosterone level and the pre-op condition may revert.