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Preparing for breast reduction surgery in men

Handsome smiling man enjoying day on the beach. If you decide to undergo breast reduction surgery, the next step is to learn what you need to do to prepare for it. You can prepare for the surgery by following these general tips. If you want to reduce breast tissue in male patients, you can follow these guidelines. Talking to your plastic surgeon can prepare for a male breast reduction.

Decide what you want from your breast reduction.

The amount of breast tissue on your chest may need to decrease after surgery. Consider reducing the number of breast implants you have. The nipples may also need to move or excess skin removed. Areolas and nipples may also need to undergo reduction. If you are concerned about your appearance, you may want to schedule other cosmetic procedures simultaneously.

Breast tissue can shrink using a variety of techniques. Men can reduce breast tissue in several different ways. Surgical options include removing unwanted breast tissue by using procedures that remove fat, glands, skin, and other bodily fluids.

Make sure you choose the right plastic surgeon.

Picking a board-certified doctor is one of the most important things you should do to prepare for a gynecological procedure. As breast reduction surgery for men becomes more popular, more surgeons are offering it. Some providers are certified by the ABPS, and some do not have enough experience to perform this procedure. Decide what you want to do before having the surgery.

Look for a plastic surgeon board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). Has performed multiple procedures that reduce the breasts of men interested in the surgery

Make sure you prepare for a successful recovery.

After surgery, it is challenging to rest, heal and recover. You will need help a few days after surgery to do things around the house. This includes helping you with cooking and cleaning. Plan when you can take a leave from work and spend some time resting. You will need someone to help you with some daily tasks. 

Looking for a male breast reduction surgeon in St. Peters, MO? Look no further than Renaissance Plastic Surgery in St. Peters, MO. You can reach us at (636) 896-0600. Bringing your dreams to life is our goal.

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