Recommended For Male Breast Reduction with Slim Lipo
Men who have one or more of gynecomastia symptoms and have a good overall health are the best candidates for male breast reduction with Slim Lipo procedure. For undergoing this procedure, breast development needs to be stabilized.
Not Recommended For Male Breast Reduction with Slim Lipo
Gynecomastia is a condition leads to enlarged breasts or swelling of the breast tissue in boys or men and it is treatable. Pubertal gynecomastia usually resolves by itself, but the condition continues to adulthood up to 20 percent of individuals. This condition caused by an imbalance of the hormones of estrogen and testosterone. There are two types of male breast reduction procedure. For a small degree of breast growth in men, surgeons prefer to use a little liposuction. In such cases, there will be little scarring and recovery period is shorter. However, a larger, more fibrous breasts needs an open procedure called gynecomastia surgery or male breast reduction. During this procedure, surgeons cut around the areola, the colored skin around the nipple and it leads to visible scars so the healing process is getting longer.
Nowadays, there is another effective procedure used for gynecomastia treatment called Slim Lipo or laser-assisted liposuction. Male breast reduction with Slim Lipo has the advantages of both no scars, in other words, shorter recovery time and bigger changes in the breast size. There is many good clinics and experienced doctors to provide this treatment all around the world today, especially in some countries where have a reputation of success in the field of medical tourism for all branches including plastic and cosmetic surgeries, such as Turkey.
If the patients smoke, they should consider quitting before and after the surgery, since smoking can delay the healing of the tissues. Blood thinners such as Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs should be avoided on the week before the male breast reduction with Slim Lipo procedure.
How It Is Performed
Male breast reduction with Slim Lipo works on the same principle as other laser assisted liposuction methods. It can be performed in the doctor’s office under local anesthesia. In this technique, two different wavelengths (924 nm and 975 nm) are used in the same device to liquify the fat by gently heating the skin and to tighten the skin. Of these wavelengths, 924 targets fat cells and 975 targets water. The wavelength 924 is directed into the desired fat layer. The targeted fat cells in the treated area are liquefied by fine adjustments. The liquefied fat cells are sucked through a thin cannula and vacuum and collected in an empty tube.
After the male breast reduction with Slim Lipo procedure, most patients immediately feel ready to return to their normal routines within couple of days. Exercises should be limited for at least a week or two after surgery. Results are easily visible after treatment, however the final outcomes are typically seen a few months after surgery, once all swelling has reduced.
Although the male breast reduction with Slim Lipo procedure is less invasive and carries less risks and complications than the standard liposuction, there will be some risks and complications during or after the procedure, such as:
Laser assisted liposuction procedures has high patient satisfaction which is around 90%, regardless of the treated area.
Before And After
Men suffering from gynecomastia can easily and safely get rid of the growth in their breasts with the male breast reduction with Slim Lipo treatment and regain their self-confidence if affected.
What is Male Breast Reduction with Slim Lipo?
Slim Lipo is a kind of laser liposuction procedure and male breast reduction with Slim Lipo is an alternative treatment for men who suffer from gynecomastia and look for a less invasive option than traditional liposuction.
Is there any alternative treatment for Gynecomastia?
Exercise can reduce the symptoms of gynecomastia. Building chest muscles can help reduce the size of the breast tissue. Men who have gynecomastia should eat foods low in fat. Reducing the overall body fat content will also reduce the amount of fat in the breast tissue. In addition, red clover is accepted as an estrogen-reducing herb with phytoestrogens.
This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in July, 2019.