The first three postoperative days are the hardest time for Gynecomastia patients. Patients need complete rest at home while their bodies heal. Movements of the elbow and wrist are okay, but vigorous movements of the shoulder joints have to be kept to a minimum especially during the first few days following surgery.
Sun Exposure after Gynecomastia Surgery
Exposure to direct sun following surgery should be avoided for at least six weeks until bruising, and most swelling has diminished. Sun rays only prolong swelling, and too much sun can create permanent discolouration. Exposure to the sun can also cause the scar to become more noticeable due to pigmentation. Thus, when you do go outside, and it’s a scorching day, make sure you wear light clothing, a hat and sunblock.
Post Surgery Scars
Most scars post surgery are quite noticeable. However, after administering thousands of male breast reduction surgeries, experienced surgeons like … Read more