KEEPING ABREAST OF THINGS
Breast-reduction – with a twist
Imagine you’re a man – with, er, breasts. That got your attention, didn’t it? It got ours too, when we received a note from Enhance Clinics – now that you’re interested, read on. Some men do have boobs, and no, it’s not always because they swig too much beer and eat too many cheeseburgers. There’s an unfortunate condition called Gynecomastia (in Greek, that means ‘lady-like breasts’), an endocrinal disorder that enhances breast tissue in men, and as you can imagine, it’s the cause of much breast-beating among the men who have it –
sorry, that just had to go in.
On a more serious note, a lot of Indian men are apparently opting for corrective surgery for this condition, especially before they get married (we can’t have the groom compete with the bride, now, can we?). Essentially, this involves a form of liposuction, where the excess tissue is removed via minor incisions; the procedure can take up to three hours, and in most cases, the newly-transformed patient can go home immediately afterwards, although medical supervision could also be recommended. Now you know what to do if you need to get something off your chest…