Question about Gynaecomastia: how long does the healing take after the surgery q2011

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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How long does the healing take after the surgery


For the first 2 days there is significant soreness and stiffness, requiring use of analgesia such as Panadeine Forte. After a week, most of the pain has subsided. Usually it takes about 3 weeks before being able to return to heavy exercise such as weight training.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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