Breast augmentation surgeries in women are one of the most preferred
cosmetic surgery procedures. For aesthetic and functional reasons, thousands of
women choose breast augmentation with implants every year. But what about the
men? Although not as much as women, men also prefer breast implants to see
themselves as complete women, especially after the male-to-female gender
reassignment process. Although the process differs slightly from males than
females (due to differences such as chest shape and skin elasticity), it
proceeds with almost the same principles.
Who Is This For?
men who want to have bigger and curved breasts
Potential Risks & Side
- Anesthesia risks
- Capsular contracture
- Breast deformity or asymmetry
- Change in nipple sensitivity
- Rupture or leakage
Success Rate: 85%
- Fat Grafting
- Vacuum Bras
- Injectable Fillers
How Does it Work?
For people who have undergone transgender
surgery, feeling fully female is one of the most important wishes of their new
life. And this goes through the breasts. But even after long years of hormone
therapy, the tissues of the natural mammary glands are rarely sufficient to
achieve a typically female profile. Breast augmentation using implants allows
you to reach the ideal figure.
What Does a Male Breast
Implants Surgery Involve?
- Consultation for Male Breast Implants: After you submit your request for information, you will take an online
consultation to make sure that you are a suitable candidate for the male breast
implants surgery. During this consultation, your complaints and story will be
learned in detail and your current health condition and surgical history will
be required. The imaging results, blood tests or photos will be very useful to
evaluate your case. Taking all this into account, we can prepare and offer a
customized treatment plan for you.
- Planning Your Trip and Choosing the Clinic: This is the stage where you choose one of the clinics and surgeons that
we offer you according to your criteria and expectations, and also where we
arrange the date and trip plan that suits you upon your preferred clinic/surgeon.
- Final Consultation with Your Surgeon: When you arrive at the clinic, you will have a face-to-face consultation
with your surgeon who performs your male breast implants surgery. Everything
about your surgery will be discussed between you and your surgeon during this
consultation. The surgeon will ask you some questions to try to understand your
expectations and goals better and also make you understand what you should
expect from your treatment and the potential risks or complications of the
procedure. You will also decide together the individualized surgical and
recovery plan that can be followed, especially during the first 24 to 48 hours
after the surgery. At this stage, it is very important to find the answers to
all the questions you have in mind. The surgeon will explain the whole process
clearly and try to simulate it as much as possible, in order you to feel ready
- Medical Examinations: Before the surgery begins, your surgeon will conduct physical and blood
tests to make sure that you are in acceptable health status for the surgery. Also,
before surgery, a computer-based examination will be carried out. Every patient
is required to undergo medical tests to ensure that nothing can hinder the
success of the surgery and if any risk detected, surgeons try to eliminate them
- Surgery: The procedure
to enhance the male breasts is similar to that applied to women. After applying
general anesthesia, an approximately 3 cm long incision is made. Then the
surgeon creates a pocket behind each breast (either submuscular or subglandular).
After the pockets are made, a saline or silicone implant of suitable size is
inserted and adjusted for optimal position. The incision is closed and recovery
begins. Many different methods can be used to perform incisions, most common
Transaxillary - This incision is made
under the patient's armpit. This is the common technique for male breast
Periareolar - In this technique,
the incision is made on the outer edge of the nipple.
Inframammary – The surgeon makes
the incision under the breast; with this method, any surgical scar can be
What Should I Expect from Male
- You may walk slowly
and resume light daily activities the day after surgery.
- It’s advised to wait 7
to 10 days for stretching and heavy lifting exercises.
- You can return to
non-strenuous activities within 3 to 7 days.
- You can drive a week
- Most swelling,
bruising and soreness disappear within 4 to 6 weeks.
- You can start
strenuous activities in 6 to 8 weeks.
- You should be cautious
during the first two months and carefully follow your home care as recommended
by your doctor.
- Your final bra size
will be determined within 10 to 12 weeks.
- Your surgical scar
will continue to fade for up to two years.
Things You Should Consider
Before Male Breast Implants Surgery
- You should get all the lab testing and visit your
surgeon to make him/her evaluate your current health status
- Your surgeon may prescribe you a certain
medication or may adjust your current medications
- You should stop smoking and maintain a healthy
balance for alcohol consumption
- Avoiding to take aspirin, anti-inflammatory
drugs, and herbal supplements is also important because it can increase
bleeding in the whole process of Male Breast Implants.
Is Male Breast Implants
Although postoperative pain is rare, it can be experienced, to relieve
this pain your surgeon will prescribe you proper pain medication.
What Happens at The Consultation with The Surgeon?
The plastic surgeon will assess whether you can have
breast implants and what procedures will be required to achieve a more feminine
silhouette. For this, it takes into account the principles of plastic and
cosmetic surgery, in which your anatomy and parts of the body must remain
compatible with each other.
How Long Does Breast Implants Last?
It is estimated that most of the breast implants last
anywhere from 10 to 20 years. However, some breast implants may be removed
sooner due to complications or personal preferences.