Sec 33-C, Landmark Hospital, Chandigarh, India
Dr. VD Singh
(Chief Consultant)

What is Gynecomastia?

  • Gyne = Female Like
  • Mastia = Breast

Gynecomastia is the term used for abnormal enlarged male breast. It is a common condition and affects more than 30 males.

Types of Gynecomastia

Depending upon the severity and size of abnormal tissue Gynecomastia is categorised as:

  • Mild or Grade 1; mainly with nipple puffiness and glands enlargement.
  • Moderate or Grade 2; enlargement with mixed Glandular and fat tissue.
  • Severe or Grade 3; excessive enlargement with skin hanging in excess.
  • Pseudo Gynecomastia; Mainly fatty breasts due to obesity.

Post Surgery (Pre & Post Results)

You are ambulatory or mobile on the day of surgery. Follow ups & dressings are done 3rd and 7th day. Long distance travel can be undertaken after 7 days. Heavy physical activities such as swimming or gyming are restricted for about 3 to 6 weeks, thereafter you can lead a normal active life.