Every person’s recovery is different and recovery time depends on numerous factors such as how you care for yourself after the surgery, your health status, the success of the procedure, the type of procedure as well as numerous other factors.
After your procedure, you will be given compression garments or dressings, like vests, ace bandages, elastic bandages or another form of dressing. The amount of time this needs to be worn differs from patient to patient, ranging from a few days to months. these are vital to your recovery.
When recovering from a Gynaecomastia treatment, it is important to rest for at least 3 days at home after the treatment, where the movement of the body is limited. You can walk around the house and do most of your regular activities, but avoid heavy lifting, and movement of the arms and chest areas as this will cause complications on the results of your procedure. This may be longer or shorter depending on the patient, however, it is essential for the recovery process.
Following this, the patient may return to non-intensive exercise after two weeks such as prolonged walking and light jogging. More intense exercises such as weightlifting and running can then be resumed after a further 2-3 weeks. Finally, chest and intensive abdominal exercises should only be resumed after about 5 weeks after the surgery. However, it is important to remember that this is just a general guideline and recovery times may be longer or shorter depending on a number of factors such as your health status, if other procedures were performed, if any complications occurred and many other factors.
Cost varies significantly depending on factors such as personal health, the difficulty of the procedure, if it is done in conjunction with other procedures as well as numerous other factors. So either give us a call or come in for a consultation and we will provide you with an estimate of how much the surgery will cost for you so that you can determine what cosmetic procedures you want.
Price Guide: from $5000.