Gynecomastia

Best candidate: non-obese male patient with enlarged breasts without significant skin laxity.

Necessary results of blood tests and other examinations: blood group, blood morphology and SR (sedimentation rate), coagulogram (APTT, INR), serum glucose and electrolytes levels, urine analysis, Ekg (only for patients older than 55 y.o.) HBs, HCV and HIV.

Examinations can be carried out on arrival to Poland and their cost is included in the price of procedure. It should be, however, remembered that bad tests results can exclude surgery. The clinic is not held responsible for such a situation and does not return costs of a trip and stay in such cases.

Type of anaesthesia: general

Length of procedure: 2-2.5 hours

Stay in the clinic: 1 day (to 11 am the next day after the surgery day)

Post-surgery checkups and possible suture removal: Post-surgery checkups – on 3rd day after surgery and prior to departure for Poland. Sutures removal after 7 days but it is possible to use absorbable sutures for skin closure without need to remove them.

Type of discomfort and limitations in normal vital activity during stay in Poland: generally post-surgery course is painless. On areas treated (areas of breastbone, ribs and armpits) bruising can occur. Wound area drenching (shower) possible
3 days after surgery (after first control visit).

Minimal stay in Poland: 6 days. 5 days after surgery and a consultation 1 day before surgery.

Back to work: within about 7 days

Results: permanent but may be impaired by future weight gains and losses

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