There may be some swelling and bruising of the treated area and to help reduce this you, you may be required to wear a firm lycra garment for three weeks. The swelling should subside in the first few weeks. However, it may be a couple of months before the full effect of the breast reduction surgery is apparent. Most patients can resume full activity, including exercise, in about a month following surgery for Gynaecomastia.
It is important not to carry out vigorous activities for the first five days after the surgery. You can return to work and resume most normal activities after one to two weeks and begin exercise after six weeks.