Gynecomastia surgery, also known as male breast reduction, is the surgical correction of overdeveloped or enlarged breasts in men.  This condition can be the result of hormonal changes, heredity, obesity or the use of certain drugs and can occur at any age.

EA Global Health Care in Turkey offers you:

  • Latest and modern technology for operation
  • Highly qualified medical staff
  • Cost reasonable prices
  • JCI accredited hospitals
  • More symmetrical and natural looking results
  • Medical insurance and full service for the treatment.
  • Periodical calls as follow-up care

How is Gynecomastia  Procedure performed?


Medications are administered for your comfort during the surgical procedure. Most gynecomastia procedures are performed using general anaesthesia or local anaesthesia

The incision and removal

When the gynecomastia is primarily caused by excess fatty tissue rather than skin or glandular tissue, liposuction may be option. If you are undergoing liposuction, only a few small incisions may be necessary to insert the cannula.

Excisions involving glandular tissue can necessitate larger incisions, which are typically made along the areola or natural skin creases where they will be less noticeable as they heal. Thin sections are made in inconspicuous places with a cosmetic suture in order to minimize the scars visible after surgery. During an excision, the excess glandular tissue and skin are removed surgically. Your nipple and areola may also be resized or repositioned to ensure the look you want.

Types of incision

Closing the incisions and completion of operation

Cuts are closed with layered and thin sutures, skin glue or surgical tape to close the skin.  Over time the incision and suture lines will fade.


Breast Reduction

Breast Reconstruction


After operation

After 2-3 days You can go back to your everyday light activities
After 1 week You can start work
After  3-4 weeks You can do physical work and sport
For 1 month You must wear sports corset
What is Gynecomastia?

Plan your Procedure

Recovery time Full recovery takes from 6 to 12 months. After 1-2 weeks you can go back to work and daily routine
Average Procedure Time 1-3 hours
Type of Anesthesia: Local or general
Side Effects: Temporary pain
After-operation scarring: Depending on the incision type, generally very minimal visible
Procedure Recovery Location Outpatient
Post operation Follow-up Periodical calls as follow-up care after procedure.
Total duration stay in Turkey 2-3 days
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