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5 Tips For Preparing For Male Breast Reduction Surgery


May 4, 2021

Choosing to undergo male breast reduction surgery isn’t always an easy or simple solution. And just like any other medical procedure, there can be a lot of questions and nerves leading up to the big day. 

However, when you are educated and prepared beforehand, you’ll be able to feel more at ease and ready to heal to the best of your capacity. If you’ve recently decided to get your confidence back and go through with male breast reduction surgery, here are five things you’ll want to know before surgery day: 

1. Talk to Your Surgeon About How to Prepare

Each surgery requires its unique list of preparative testing and steps. For instance, you may need to stop taking certain medications or undergo x-rays, mammograms, or blood work before surgery. If you have any known issues with your heart or other medical problems, you may also need a stress test or evaluation by your cardiologist or specialist. 

2. Make the Proper Lifestyle Changes

Certain lifestyle habits can lead to complications, and your doctor may suggest you quit smoking, lose some weight, or even begin a workout process to help kick start your recovery. It’s important to discuss any medications or supplements you may be taking with your doctor too. The more they know, the better they can help create a presurgery plan. 

3. Plan to Take Time Off

Be sure you give yourself enough time off from work and activities to recover appropriately. You will have limited mobility and will need to rest. Rushing recovery will only lead to complications and damage. Depending on the type of work, your doctor can advise how much time should be taken.

4. Consider a Caregiver

You’ll need a ride to and from the procedure, but if you live alone, you may also want to have someone stay and help you through the first couple of days of recovery. Prepare the area in which you’ll spend most of your time with the medication you may need, pillows, bandages, etc. You’ll want to have comfortable clothes too. 

5. Take Time to Recover

When it comes to post-surgery recovery, each day and week will be unique, but one thing remains the same, it should never be rushed. Your doctor will provide you with a timeline of when you can return to regular activity or work; it’s vital to follow this to reduce your chance of infection and complications. The more you relax and recover, the better the long-term outcome will be. 

Contact the Doctors at Wall Street Cosmetic Surgery Today

Are you looking to undergo male breast reduction surgery? Look no further than the experts at Wall Street Cosmetic Surgery for premier cosmetic surgery and care. To learn more about our services and how we can help you, give us a call at (212) 344-0496 or visit us online.


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118 Glen Cove Road, Roslyn Heights, NY 11577

Call 212-344-0496 for your free consultation!

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