Get Rid of Man Boobs With Gynecomastia Surgery In Pune

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A man's sense of masculinity is closely tied to a firm, flat chest. Enlarged male breasts can be emotionally distressing, leading to reduced self-confidence. Many men facing this issue find themselves constantly hiding their chests, avoiding intimacy and certain activities. Our Gynecomastia treatment/male breast reduction surgery aims to help men overcome the emotional discomfort and shame associated with enlarged breasts, providing a solution for a more confident and comfortable life.

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What Is Gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia is a condition where men develop enlarged breasts, often stemming from hormonal changes during puberty. If the breast tissue doesn't reduce naturally, it can be aesthetically addressed through Gynecomastia treatment, also known as 'Keyhole Male Breast Surgery.' The objective is to sculpt male breasts into a natural and proportionate shape using specialized instruments.

Gynecomastia affects men of all ages, whether they are newborns, boys going through puberty, or older men.

Males who are going through puberty often experience gynecomastia because of their changing hormones. Fortunately, this type of gynecomastia is usually resolved within six months to two years without any treatment.

Gynecomastia in adults is much more common than is generally recognized, affecting an estimated 65% of adult men. But for many men, it does not go away.

How Do I Know If I Have Gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia is often physically visible. The most common symptom is an enlargement of the breast area, wherein you have breast tissue that’s greater than 0.5 centimeters (cm) in diameter. If you happen to have any sort of breast swelling, it’s a good idea to have a doctor physically check if it’s gynecomastia or another health condition. The doctor will carefully evaluate your breast tissue.

Distinguishing between gynecomastia and chest fat is possible by feeling the texture. Chest fat is soft, similar to body fat in other areas. In contrast, gynecomastia may have a firmer feel, possibly with a hard lump beneath the skin.

Are There Medicines Or Non-Surgical Treatments For Gynecomastia?

Some patients want to get rid of their gynecomastia through treatments such as drugs or herbal supplements, but these cannot cure the condition. They may cause even worse side effects. 

The treatment for enlarged male breast tissue depends on the cause. 

Lifestyle changes for obesity-induced cases, discontinuing drugs or medications causing it, and diet and exercise are initial approaches. If non-surgical methods prove insufficient, male breast reduction surgery is recommended, involving the removal of excess glandular tissue, fat, and skin. 

Liposuction is the preferred technique, while tissue excision may be used for larger amounts. Permanent results can be achieved with a healthy lifestyle, but weight fluctuations may lead to a recurrence. The best and most effective treatment for gynecomastia is gynecomastia surgery or male breast reduction surgery.

Gynecomastia Surgery Before-after results

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Who Is A Good Candidate For Gynecomastia Surgery?

Many of our patients at Arra Aesthetics, Pune, ask us this question, and so Dr. Vasant Gholave has made a list of criteria that answers it. You are a good candidate for gynecomastia surgery if:

  • The appearance of the gynecomastia makes you feel self-conscious
  • You experience discomfort or pain
  • You are physically and mentally fit
  • You have realistic expectations
  • Not overly overweight
  • Non-smoker
  • If you don’t use steroids or marijuana or are willing to stop using either

Whether to undergo male breast reduction surgery or not is an individual choice. You need to consult with Dr. Vasant Gholave, the founder of Arra Aesthetics, Pune. He will determine whether gynecomastia surgery or male breast reduction surgery is right for you!

How Is The Total Cost Of Gynecomastia Surgery Determined In India?

Insurance doesn't cover gynecomastia surgery costs because it is cosmetic surgery. The overall cost of male chest fat reduction surgery depends on factors like:

  • Consultation fees
  • Fees of the team of doctors
  • Cost of medical tests
  • Cost of facility
  • Cost of dressing & post-surgery garments

Some additional factors that may affect the final cost of gynecomastia treatment include - the type of procedure, the skill & expertise of the surgeon, the geographical location of the clinic or the hospital, the accreditation of the facility, and the technology used for the procedure.

What Is The Cost Of Gynecomastia Surgery In Pune?

The average cost of gynecomastia or male breast reduction surgery ranges from Rs. 50,000/- to Rs. 80,000/- + 18% GST at Arra Aesthetics, Pune. Dr. Vasant Gholve will discuss every aspect of the cost of the gynecomastia surgery with you during the consultation.

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How Is Gynecomastia Surgery Performed?

At Arra Aesthetics, Pune, the techniques used for Gynecomastia surgery are Liposuction and Excision. Dr. Vasant Gholave will decide the surgical technique depending on patient preference and the nature of their problem.

Gynecomastia Surgery By Ultrasound Vaser Liposuction:

A patient can be put to sleep, given IV sedation, or be given just local tumescence anaesthesia or general anaesthesia. One or two ¼ inch incisions are made on each side of the chest. A long-acting anesthetic along with fluid is placed inside the breast tissue. After the surgeon injects a long-acting anaesthetic and fluid into the breast tissue, he waits for it to distribute before placing small tubes through incisions to remove fat from those areas. Those incisions are closed with several small sutures that may be dissolvable or are removed after about 10 days.

Gynecomastia Surgery By Excision Technique:

Excision means cutting out tissue. This can be done with IV sedation, general anaesthesia, or local anaesthesia. An incision is made from about 5-8 o’clock on the areola and then the excess tissue is removed. Self-dissolving stitches are placed. Many times excision is combined with liposuction.

Dr. Vasant Gholave will use drains only when he has to take out very large amounts of breast tissue. He will tell the patient ahead of time if this will be necessary.

Most male breast reduction surgery is completed in as little as an hour in case of liposuction and up to 2-3 hours in case of excision.

What Happens During Recovery After Gynecomastia Surgery?

The final result of gynecomastia surgery will be visible almost instantly; however, there will be swelling and bruising that will make the skin look puffy.A dressing is put over the wound to assist with healing. A pressure or compression garment needs to be worn for 6 weeks after the surgery. Wearing a compression garment is important as it helps to minimize swelling and speed up the healing process by supporting your newly contoured chest. Gynecomastia is a daycare surgery. It will take about a week to be able to resume your work. If you require more time, Dr. Vasant Gholave can provide a certificate for work if required. You can ease back into exercise after 4 to 6 weeks.

Generally, gynecomastia surgery is relatively pain-free. Most patients report discomfort after male breast reduction surgery, but no significant pain.

Dr. Vasant Gholave will give you a prescription for pain relief medication following surgery.

What Are The Risks Of Gynecomastia Surgery?

Surgical correction of gynecomastia is a popular procedure that provides consistent results. It should only be performed by a specialist plastic surgeon to minimize complications.

Like any other surgical procedure, gynecomastia surgery may cause some unavoidable complications such as infection, bruising, delayed healing, pain, and loss of sensation, but these are usually self-limited and if need be, easily treated. In general, for male breast reduction, other risks may include visible scars, changes in nipple sensation, irregular chest contour, and excess skin.

Dr. Vasant Gholave will ensure that scarring from your breast reduction is minimal. Incisions are positioned to be least noticeable along the lower border of the areola and inframammary fold. Most gynecomastia surgery scars have usually faded within 6-12 months after surgery. To hasten the scar remodeling Dr. Vasant Gholave uses the latest RecoSMA Laser treatment for Scar Rejuvenation.

With any breast surgery, there is a chance of a change in nipple sensation. It is variable from patient to patient. Some patients feel changes in sensation, while others do not experience any change at all.

Are The Results Of Gynecomastia Surgery Permanent?

The good news is that most individuals who suffer from gynecomastia can get rid of it permanently with surgery. However, certain factors might cause gynecomastia to return after surgery.

Gynecomastia patients are informed about the possibility of their gynecomastia coming back. The effects of gynecomastia surgery or male breast reduction surgery are long-lasting, however, if you gain weight following the procedure, or if you start medications again which caused the gynecomastia in the first place, fat cells can return to the chest area. 

In a few cases in which liposuction is done, the skin does not retract properly and might require skin excision later. At Arra Aesthetics, Pune, our plastic surgeons do a careful preoperative assessment and have a frank discussion with the patient to ensure that the patient has realistic expectations.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Gynecomastia

How does gynecomastia affect my body?

Gynecomastia can have several physical effects on your body. In addition to causing the breasts to become enlarged, it can also lead to nipple discharge, tenderness, and pain. The condition can also cause psychological distress, leading to feelings of self-consciousness, embarrassment, and anxiety.

Can gynecomastia be prevented?

Generally, gynecomastia can’t be prevented, since the primary causes of gynecomastia are hormonal imbalance and certain medical conditions. Fortunately, gynecomastia can be effectively treated with gynecomastia surgery.

How do I know if I need gynecomastia surgery?

There are a few key things to look for when considering whether or not you may need gynecomastia surgery. First, look at the size and shape of your chest. If you have large, protruding breasts that are out of proportion with the rest of your body, you likely have gynecomastia. Additionally, if you experience discomfort or embarrassment due to the size or appearance of your chest, gynecomastia surgery may be right for you.

If you’re unsure whether you have true gynecomastia or simply excess fat in your chest area, it’s important to consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon. They will be able to assess your case and recommend the best course of treatment.

Is gynecomastia surgery painful?

During gynecomastia surgery, the surgeon will use general or local anaesthesia to numb the area so the patient will not feel any pain or discomfort.

A minimal amount of pain may occur during the recovery period, but Dr. Vasant Gholave will prescribe pain medication to help ensure your comfort. Additionally, he will provide you with detailed post-operative instructions to help facilitate a smooth and speedy recovery.

What are the questions to ask before gynecomastia surgery?

Before undergoing gynecomastia surgery, it is important to ask various questions to ensure a clear understanding of the procedure and what to expect. Consider asking the following questions:

1. Am I a suitable candidate for gynecomastia surgery? It is crucial to determine if the procedure is appropriate for your specific case and if you meet the necessary criteria for surgery.

2. What should I expect in terms of outcomes and results from the surgery? It is important to have realistic expectations and understand what changes can be achieved through gynecomastia surgery.

3. Which surgical technique is recommended for my situation? Different surgical techniques may be used depending on the extent and nature of your gynecomastia. Discuss with your physician the recommended approach that is most suitable for your needs.

4. What is the recovery period following gynecomastia surgery? Understanding the recovery process can help you plan for post-operative care and make any necessary arrangements for time off work or other commitments.

5. What are the potential risks and complications associated with gynecomastia surgery? It is essential to be aware of the potential risks involved and to have a comprehensive understanding of the complications that may arise from the procedure.

6. What steps should I take to maintain the contour of my chest after gynecomastia surgery? Learning about post-operative care and following a maintenance plan can help you preserve the results of the surgery in the long term.

7. Can I see before-and-after photos of previous patients who have undergone gynecomastia surgery? Viewing before-and-after pictures can give you an idea of the surgeon's expertise and the potential results you may expect from the procedure.

8. Do you have hospital privileges to perform gynecomastia surgery? Ensuring that your surgeon has the necessary qualifications, experience, and privileges to perform the surgery in a reputable medical facility is of utmost importance for your safety and well-being.

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Dr. Vasant Gholave


Dr. Vasant Gholave is an immensely skilled Plastic Surgeon, Hair Transplant Surgeon, and Cosmetic surgeon in Pune. After a strong experience of 21 years, he came up with a cosmetic surgery and cosmetology treatment solution, “Arra Aesthetics”, which not only has the latest technology and treatments but also state-of-the-art infrastructure under one roof.

Dr. Vasant always strives for the best results and has the zeal to continuously improve and innovate in his practice of cosmetic and laser surgery.

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I consulted Dr vasant Gholave for Gynecomastia.He explained me the different techniques of gynecomastia surgery.I underwent gynecomastia surgery 3 months backs.I am happy with gynecomastia surgery results.The Hospital setup is good.staff is helpful.I recommend Dr vasant Gholave sir and Arra Aesthetics for best gynecomastia surgery results. Thank you very much sir and Arra Aesthetics.

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