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  Life   Health  31 Jan 2017  ‘Treasure’ that chest!

‘Treasure’ that chest!

THE ASIAN AGE. | DR SANJAY PARASHAR
Published : Jan 31, 2017, 12:32 am IST
Updated : Jan 31, 2017, 6:20 am IST

Adonis sculpting is the most demanded breast correction treatment among men.

In men, there may also be an absence of one-sided chest muscles and nipple called as Poland syndrome.
 In men, there may also be an absence of one-sided chest muscles and nipple called as Poland syndrome.

Chest reshaping is a procedure to improve the shape, symmetry and form of a chest in both males and females. It's done for both medical and cosmetic reasons.

Adonis sculpting is the most demanded breast correction treatment among men. Many athletic men and gym-goers are unable to define their chest in spite of spending long hours in the gym. They may have perfect abs, perfect arms and perfect thighs, but the chest muscle does not respond to exercise. Often, genetic fat deposition, in some parts of chest, hides the muscle definition.

Adonis sculpting is conducted by 4D liposculpting – a technique, where the plastic surgeon removes fat from around the chest muscle. Using advanced technologies to tighten the skin and redefine the chest muscle by transposing the fat. The cost depends on the quality of the anaesthesia. The charges also depend on the severity of the issue and the expertise of the doctor.

In men, there may also be an absence of one-sided chest muscles and nipple called as Poland syndrome. In rare cases, both sides of the chest may be missing. Another issue with a very high incidence is men suffering from gynecomastia – a condition where men develop feminine breast glands. The prevalence gynecomastia is 60 percent to 90 percent in neonates, 50 percent to 60 percent in adolescents, and up to 70 percent in men aged 50 to 69 years according to popular reports.

Gynecomastia  is a safe and simple procedure. The treatment is a short procedure under local anaesthesia using ultrasonic device, a small key hole is used to remove the glands. Many men have generally large chest due to fat accumulation, which is embarrassing.  They can improve their appearance by high definition liposuction using ultrasonic or laser devices. The sessions required are entirely based on the severity of the issue.

Specialised corrective chestclinics offer complete evaluation of men and women chest problems. There may be blood examinations to identify hormonal problems or radiological tests like MRI may be required for a complete assessment. Based on the problem the plastic surgeon will follow international guidelineswhile he opts for reconstructive options.

The writer is an international plastic surgeon.

Tags: exercise, chest reshaping, plastic surgeon