Op. Dr. Barış Çin

Gynecomastia Surgery

Gynecomastia is an increase in the amount of mammary gland tissue in men or boys caused by an imbalance of estrogen and testosterone hormones. Gynecomastia can affect one or both breasts, sometimes unevenly.

Newborns, teenage boys, and older men can develop gynecomastia as a result of normal changes in hormone levels, but there are other causes as well.

Usually gynecomastia is not a serious problem, but coping with the condition can be difficult. Boys and girls with gynecomastia sometimes may have chest pain and may feel embarrassed. Masculine man can be a mocked with because of the saggy large breast tissue.

Gynecomastia can go away on its own. If it persists, medication or surgery may help.

Dr. Baris Cin uses liposuction with pull through gland removal or an open surgical method to treat gynecomastia patiens depending on the Simon classification and grading. 

Grade 1-2 patients are usually treated with liposuction by Dr. Baris Cin, and grade 3-4 patients are usually treated with open surgery. 

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Gynecomastia can be a side effect of certain medications, such as antidepressants, antibiotics, chemotherapy, prostate cancer drugs, ulcer or cardiovascular drugs. Illegal drugs and anabolic drugs such as anabolic steroids, heroin or marijuana can also cause gynecomastia. Dr Baris Cin does not routinely test for these medications, but if the patient gives a history suggesting underlying cause, Dr. Baris might ask for hormon tests or other tests such as surrenal ultrasonography to assess the patients, which may be associated with increased costs. 

Certain diseases and medical conditions can also cause gynecomastia. These include:

Liver diseases Kidney disease Lung cancer Testicular cancer Tumors of the adrenal glands or pituitary gland Some conditions in which a baby is born (congenital disorders) Thyroid disorders Injury or trauma obesity Newborn babies may have a short-term form of gynecomastia. This is usually because the mother’s estrogen stays in the baby’s blood for some time after birth.

Gynecomastia is not linked to breast cancer. It is rare for men to get breast cancer. However, your provider may do some tests to rule out breast cancer.

Surgery Scars

Any surgical treatment to correct gynecomastia will require an incision. While most of the incision lines are hidden within the natural contours, some of them may be visible and are a necessary result of male breast reduction surgery. All gynecomastia surgery scars are permanent even though some scars are hidden in the natural contours of the breast. Your developed upper body, whether it’s a shirt and tie, a t-shirt, or leave your chest exposed at the beach, will likely increase your self-image and self-confidence.


The results of gynecomastia surgery are seen immediately. Over time, the post-operative swelling will resolve and the incision lines will disappear. Satisfaction with your new image should continue to increase as you recover from surgery. It may take 3-6 months for your gynecomastia surgery to reach the final results.

Process:Gynecomastia Surgery
Time:1-2 Hours
Anesthesia:General Anesthesia
Hospital:European Certified Hospitals
Recovery Time:1-2 Months
Expected Result:Reduction of breast size. Improvement in the appearance and shape of the breast.

Frequently Asked Questions

Gynecomastia surgery can lead to an increase in self-confidence and sexual satisfaction as well as improving the appearance of the breasts. Many men have a new motivation to exercise and maintain results.

The cost of gynecomastia surgery depends on multiple factors. These are the surgical technique, duration of the surgery, hospital and previous surgeries and scars. Doctor Baris Cin clinic gives the ideal price for premium service. Under general anesthesia, in Academic Hospital, Uskudar, Istanbul, average liposuction gynecomastia operations costs around 2500 euros plus hotel and transfers. This can change depending on the season, and surgical technique used.