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The best vest for gynecomastia surgery is one that is comfortable, snug, and offers a wide area of compression.

Drainless gynecomastia surgery in Dallas is made possible with the right compression.

Male post surgery chest binder. Gynecomastia bandageGynecomastia also known as Gyno is a condition that affects one or both sides of the chest in men. Gynecomastia presents as an abnormally large amount of glandular tissue growth, which can be caused by several factors including the use of certain medications, aging, and genetics. There are several ways to treat gynecomastia. The most effective treatment is cosmetic surgery, with liposuction and removal of gynecomastia. Gynecomastia surgery is usually performed by plastic surgeons and is a cosmetic procedure to enhance the look of the chest.

Most surgeons will recommend compression after gynecomastia surgery. Compression after gynecomastia surgery is incredibly important when a drainless surgery is performed. Dr. Azouz routinely performs gynecomastia surgery in Dallas, Texas with a drainless technique.

What is the best gynecomastia compression vest?

White Base layer compression shirt of thermal fabricIn order to answer the question “what is the best gynecomastia compression vest?”, it’s important to understand what a gynecomastia vest is and how it works.

A gynecomastia vest is designed to apply pressure to the area around your chest, which helps to close the space created after gynecomastia surgery.

The benefits of using a compression vest for men after gynecomastia surgery include:

  • Soreness relief
  • Preventing fluid pockets
  • Preventing swelling
  • Preventing bleeding

What is the advantage of drainless gynecomastia surgery?

The advantages of undergoing drainless gynecomastia are:

  • No additional incisions and scars
  • More comfortable during the healing process
  • No drain care during the post-operative process
  • No need to remove drains during postoperative appointments
  • Even compression unhindered by drains

Gynecomastia compression

illustration of gynecomastia. before and after surgeryA compression vest is a garment that is designed to compress or flatten the chest, in order to reduce the chance of swelling, seromas, and hematomas after gynecomastia surgery.

While many surgeons recommend a vest, Dr. Azouz will recommend compression shirts and binders.  The binders offer enhanced compression at a reasonable price.

When considering compression it is important to look at how well-made each part of the product feels: Does it feel snug? Will any seams rip easily if put under strain? Are there areas for breathability of the skin?

Gynecomastia Before & After
before and after man gynecomastia surgery by Dr. Solomon Azouz in Dallas, TX

Conclusion

Compression after gynecomastia surgery is critical.  The best plastic surgeons consider every detail of the surgery whether it comes to intraoperative or postoperative care. Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Azouz strives to have the best experience for his patients before, during, and after surgery. Contact us at 972-702-8888 to schedule your consultation for gynecomastia surgery.

Posted on behalf of Azouz Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

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