Men breast surgery (Gynecomastia)

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غلامحسین غرابی دکتر زیبایی

Specialist in plastic and cosmetic surgery
Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member of the Iranian Plastic Surgeons Association


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Men’s breast surgery (Gynecomastia)

Gynecomastia is a phenomenon that occurs in some men as a buildup of tissue in the breast area. In some cases, this problem is caused by certain diseases or the use of certain medications, but in most cases it occurs genetically and without any underlying cause. Men who have accumulated breast tissue are the best candidates for gynecomastia or breast reduction surgery. However, before surgery, the patient should be examined for internal causes of gynecomastia.

Operation technique

Gynecomastia or breast enlargement in men is divided into four grades 1, 2, 3 and 4 based on the amount of excess breast and skin tissue. The surgical technique is performed in two ways, open and closed. In almost all gynecomastia surgeries, we use the closed method and the use of advanced liposuction technology (VASER Lipo).

In this technique, by making a three-millimeter hole in the line below the breast or around the nipple areola complex, the extra breast tissue is completely liquefaction and removed using ultrasound.

Duration of surgery

The duration of gynecomastia surgery or breast reduction varies depending on the size of the breast and its classification, but takes an average of 2 to 3 hours.


Gynecomastia surgery or breast reduction can be performed under local anesthesia and induction IV Sedation or general anesthesia.

Inpatient / outpatient status

You will be discharged after full consciousness and will not need to be hospitalized.

Possible side effects

Swelling, bruising, burning sensation, and mild discomfort are some of the Possible side effects of this surgery.


Infection, asymmetry, and irregular skin surface are the complications of this surgery.


The day after surgery, bathing is not prohibited. After surgery, you should use special garment to quick recovery and minimize the possibility of fluid buildup in the area. Swelling and bruising in the surgical area will go away in 1 to 2 weeks. Return to daily work after one week is not prohibited, but the patient should avoid strenuous physical activity for the first 2 months after surgery.


Surprising results will be obtained if the appropriate technique and accuracy in the operation is used.

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Dr. Gholamhossein Ghorabi, a subspeciality in Aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery, an active member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and Iranian Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeons (ISPAS).