The pectoralis major muscle in man is largely responsible for a well-developed and well-defined chest. Together with the pectoralis minor it gives a beautiful and healthy appearance when well worked with physical exercises becoming more attractive by the gain in masculinity. However, some men do not achieve this result in the gym due to genetic reasons or even due to lack of time to exercise. - Frequently asked questions about male breast implant

What is male breast implant surgery?

It is the plastic surgery performed on men to increase the chest area, by placing a silicone implant under the pectoral muscle. It is the surgery that can recover the aesthetics of the male chest region giving more grace and definition to the pectoral muscle.

What are the main indications for male breast implant surgery?

Surgery is indicated for men who want an increase in the pectoral region and who for genetic reasons do not achieve an expected gain through exercise. Also for cases of birth defects such as a poorly developed pectoralis or even the absence of the uni or bilateral pectoralis muscle.

How is the silicone prosthesis for men?

The silicone prosthesis for the male chest is rectangular in shape with rounded edges and is thinner than the female. Made of textured silicone to be placed below the pectoralis major muscle and give a harmonious and natural result.

Does male breast implant surgery leave scars?

Yes, the scars are very discreet and almost imperceptible because the incision is made in the region of the patient's armpit in an "s" shape so as to be disguised with the natural groove of the axillary region.

How is the post-operative period of male breast implant surgery?

The patient must rest relatively for the first week. Around 14 days the stitches are removed and the patient is released for social activities. The practice of light exercises is allowed after 30 days and exercises with the arms 60 days. A post-surgical vest should be worn to avoid displacing the prosthesis in the first month for 24 hours and in the second month for 12 hours. The definitive result occurs around 6 months after surgery, when the edema has completely regressed and the scar has stabilized.

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