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Laser Surgery For Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is the condition that male breasts gain a larger size and look like female breasts. There may be several reasons for larger breasts like genetics, hormonal irregularities, excess weight, diseases, etc… There are also several methods used for fighting against gynecomastia. Breast-lift surgeries and liposuction are considered the most preferred methods to fight against gynecomastia. However, every person has a different body, immune system, and metabolism. That’s why surgeons generally suggest individualized procedures to patients. For example, there are so many people who would like to know detailed information about laser surgery for gynecomastia. The main reason for that is laser surgery is considered the least complicated procedure in which almost none incisions are performed during the treatment sessions.

How is Laser Lipolysis Done?

Laser lipolysis is the term used to define the procedure that involves laser beams to melt out the excess fat located in the body. Fiber-optic lasers are used to heat the fat in the breasts. The melt-out fat is extracted with the help of the cannula. ( the small thin tube ) This is actually not a standard liposuction procedure. Typical liposuction surgery involves the displacing of excess fat in the body then extraction of the fat with the help of a surgical vacuuming instrument. If the patient’s skin is so likely to be saggy after the lipo, the doctor may determine if the possible excess skin is to be removed or not.

Laser lipolysis is one of the safest procedures ever. Patients generally get back to their work the day after surgery. However, experiencing bruising, swelling, inflammation, itching and a bit pain are almost inevitable, it’s an aesthetic procedure after all. If these trouble the patient so much, the doctor’s post-surgery consultancy may be needed for prescription drugs.

Much amount of water should be consumed during the early recovery time. Smoking and alcohol should strictly be avoided. Especially alcohol makes the recovery slow because it increases dehydration in the body.

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