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Pandemic of COVID 19 has changed the world as we knew it. Overnight social distancing has become the norm and we are all under immense stress with respect to catching the virus. In such times it is important to feel good about ourselves, it helps us to stay afloat through such hard times. Having male breasts might not make you feel good about yourselves. This happens due to some hormonal imbalance or stubborn fat pocket formation in the chest. If you have been planning to undergo Male Breast Reduction Toronto, here is what you need to know about the recovery after undergoing the procedure.


What happens during the consultation?

During your consultation with the surgeon, they will help to determine whether you are a good candidate for the procedure or not and what the procedure can actually do for you. The surgeon will give you a clearer picture of it. Before undergoing the procedure you will be given a list of instructions that you need to follow to the T so that your procedure goes smoothly and these instructions also aid the recovery process. Post Op and Pre-Op instructions need to be followed.


What happens during the recovery process?

After undergoing the procedure you may feel some discomfort which can be controlled by pain medication which will be prescribed to you. You might also notice some swelling and bruising which will peak within 48 hours after the procedure. Do not panic when this happens. The swelling and bruising will subside on its own in a couple of months. Though you will notice that your chest has become flatter and more toned immediately after the procedure, you will still have to wear a compression garment for about four to six weeks as it helps to ease the swelling and retract your skin for an even more sculpted result.


You’ll be able to take a shower the day after the surgery. You can use a mild soap on the incisions as well and wash it thoroughly without rubbing the area and pat it dry, gently. This will help to keep the incision cleans which in turn will reduce the risk of infection. You should be able to return to work in about a week’s time if your job isn’t too physically demanding. However, you are going to have to wait for about four to six weeks before going back to the gym. Though you will be encouraged to do a low-impact cardiovascular activity a day or two after the surgery to reduce the risk of blood clots.


Book your appointment now

Once you’ve made up your mind about undergoing the procedure, the first thing that you need to do is book your consultation. Consultation is the best way to get knowledge about the procedure. Dr Golger and Dr Romy will carry out the procedure in the state of the art clinics and ensure that you get the best and the most natural-looking results possible.

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