Ginecomastia in Bogotá




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Ginecomastia is abnormal growth of breasts in men because of excessive development of one or both mammal glands. The origin of this pathology is determined on the appointment, thus the patient must have ultrasound and mammography to identify gland components. Causes of ginecomastia may be because of a physiological disorder, consumption of certain medication or in most cases hormonal disbalance.

Treatment for ginecomastia is liposuction, in which local anesthesia is used and a little incision on the breast is made, it is accessed with a cannula and through laser or ultrasound technique this excess off at is eliminated.

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    Dr. Minyor Avellaneda

    Academic Training
    • Member of the Colombian Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Society.
    • Associated member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).
    • Volunteer at Fundación Operación Sonrisa Colombia (Operation Smile Internacional).
    • University of Birmingham, Alabama (United States), Observership.
    • Maxillofacial and pediatric surgery atChildren's Hospital Alabama (United States)
    • Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, Universidad El Bosque.
    • Physician - Surgeon Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá.


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    1How long does ginecomastia take?
    It takes about 2 hours. It does not require hospitalization.
    2How much time do I need for recovery?
    Patient may return to working activities from the third day depending on evolution of each patient.
    3Does ginecomastia affect sensitivity?
    The first days after surgery, sensitivity is altered but it then becomes normal.
    4Am I going to have anti-aesthetic scars after surgery?
    Incisions are minimal. Ginecomastia scars are hidden in armpit in the fold below it..
    5What is post-surgery about?
    A post-surgical bra must be used 1 to 3 months after surgery. During post-surgery, patients must attend controls and carry out some exercises that help their prompt evolution.
    6What post-surgery precautions must I have?
    High impact activities such as sports, may be practiced again after the second month from surgery.
    7Which is the most appropriate liposuction technique for me?
    El Dr Minyor Avellaneda, plastic surgeon, shall advise you regarding the most appropriate liposuction (laser or ultrasound) technique for your particular case.