Gynecomastia is a condition that involves enlargement or overdevelopment of breast tissue in men and boys. It can happen to newborn babies, teenage boys going through puberty, and grown men as they age. Commonly known as “man boobs”, gynecomastia is often caused by changes in hormone levels and can be resolved with surgical techniques.
How Easy is Recovery After Gynecomastia Surgery?
The recovery period for gynecomastia surgery is usually uneventful and fast. Arrange for someone to drive you home after the procedure and to stay with you for at least that night. You will need to rest at home for the first three days. Pain is usually minimal and can often be controlled with over-the-counter medications. Depending on the nature of your employment, you should be able to return to work in approximately one week.