Gynecomastia treatments in Orlando can give life changing experiences to men who suffer from overdeveloped breasts. With modern plastic surgery procedures, it is possible to remove excessive localized fat and breast tissues that become an embarrassing cosmetic problem for men. Dr. George Pope, MD, FACS is a well known plastic surgeon with more than 23 years of experience in his field. He has helped numerous patients affected by gynecomastia to get a well contoured, masculine chest.
If you are planning to take gynecomastia treatment in Florida but also wonder about the recovery period, you may feel relieved to know that it just takes about 10 to 15 days to recover fully from a gynecomastia surgery.
Gynecomastia treatment by Dr. George Pope at Pope Plastic Surgery takes about 2 to 3 hours after which dressings and bandages are applied to cover the treated area. The surgery is an invasive one and is typically performed under general anesthesia with local sedatives. On recovering from anesthesia effects after the surgery, it is normal to feel some pain and discomfort. Dr. George Pope is an expert surgeon and he prescribes the safest pain killers for his patients for quick relief from pain.
Some blood stained fluid may ooze out from the area where the incisions for treatment were made. This is normal and stops after a few hours. Dr. Pope may also place a small, thin tube under the skin to drain this excess fluid without causing any problems for the patient. If you still feel very uneasy, there is a well trained staff at Pope Plastic Surgery to take care of all your medical needs in the recovery room. You may be accompanied by a friend or family member or not, but Dr. George Pope and the family at Pope Plastic Surgery always ensure optimum care for you before and after the surgery.
The chest area reshaped and restructured during gynecomastia treatment feels numb for a few days and there is swelling for some time. This however, should not cause you any disappointment as swelling subsides with time. As per Dr. George Pope, ice packs and light massage can be used to speed up the healing process. Compression vests are used to reduce swelling and protect the treated area against infection.
Dr. George Pope of Pope Plastic SurgeryOrange Avenue Surgical Suite (OASIS) suite of Pope Plastic Surgery make it possible for male patients to get the most effective and discreet cosmetic treatment for gynecomastia. Registered by the Florida Department of Health, OASIS is accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities and is recognized as the gold standard for plastic surgeries. For more information on OASIS suite, visit: http://georgepopemd.com/