Some men have male breast ptosis which could be unattractive. This can be caused due to age or weight loss. While exercise and body building are the best remedies, they might not be suitable for all. Cosmetic surgery can be of help for such men.
Male mastopexy aims at reshaping and raising the breasts higher on the chest thereby creating a firmer look.
Mastopexy is usually performed as an outpatient procedure under general anesthesia.
It is imperative to follow all post operative care instructions given by your surgeon to reduce risk of complication and to ensure a good result.
Mastopexy procedure involves surgically re-suspending the sagging tissues between the skin and the chest muscles. This sculpting is done through an incision made on each breast at the edge of the areola
You may go home the same day of the surgery.
You can get back to work 7 – 10 days after your surgery.
You surgeon will need to evaluate the problem before suggesting the best procedure for your specific case.
Standard breast lifting procedure may leave a scar on the breast.
Bleeding, infection and swelling are a possibility. There might be altered nipple and breast sensation and in rare cases there might be asymmetry of the breasts.
You surgeon will be able to give you an estimate after examining your general health, your specific requirement and also the desired result.
Patient should be above 18 years at least to undergo a mastopexy.
You can resume exercise 6 weeks after the surgery.