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Gynecomastia & Pseudogynecomastia Differences

Dr. Ivan Puah, Medical Director of Amaris B. Clinic, who has treated a number of gynecomastia patients, observed that the majority of men who came in with complaints of pseudogynecomastia were shown to have mixed gynecomastia after medical assessment.

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How to lose Thigh Fat, Saddlebags & Knee Fat

“Most people may think that thigh liposuction is just bulk removal of fat — straightforward and easy to treat, but it is certainly not!” says Dr Ivan Puah, an MOH-accredited liposuction doctor in Singapore.

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[Press Release] Dr Ivan Puah, Medical Director Of Amaris B. Clinic, Observes Positive Correlation Between Stress, Weight Gain And Physical Body Pain

In today's unpredictable world where Covid-19 is putting our lives on hold, the intense stress has caused a spike in weight gain and manifested our anxiety into physical pain.

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Don’t Let Gynecomastia Hold Back Your Life

A simple surgical procedure that cures gynecomastia and gives you a better physique. We're sold already!

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Do You Have Fat DNA? Here’s How To Fight It

Ever wonder why you can never lose ‘baby fat’, or ‘manboobs’? Here’s why, and a possible solution.

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Are Meal Replacement Shakes Good For Weight Loss?

Meal replacement shakes do sound like the magic bullet for many weight watchers. They are relatively cheap with often no preparation required and taste decent enough. What’s not to like, right?

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Why Do Men Get Man Boobs (Gynecomastia)?

Man boobs or ‘moobs’ might sound like a joke or a made-up word even, but for many men, it is a real problem. So why do men get them? Let’s explore some possible causes.

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VASER Lipo: Minimally-invasive Liposuction

Before you allow ageing to take the reigns and resign to its notoriety, there ARE ways for us to strike back at ageing (with a vengeance) which would make us look and feel 21 again.

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A Less Invasive Form Of Liposuction

Many of us deal with problem areas of stubborn fat. Even if we exercise regularly and watch our diet, pesky deposits can still find their way to our arms, thighs, tummy or hips (think love handles, stomach bulge and flabby arms). And often they just won’t budge! Thankfully, there’s a solution.

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Why You’re Not Burning Fat (Even With Exercise) – And How You Can

The reason behind stubborn fat pockets explained and how you can wave goodbye to them.

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How do I know if I have Gynecomastia or Fat in my Chest (Pseudogynecomastia)?

Gynecomastia is sometimes confused with pseudogynecomastia. Some men even have both - enlarged male breasts glands AND excess fat in the chest. An accurate diagnosis and conclusion are best left in the hands of a qualified doctor.

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Body Parts & Conditions That Can Be Treated With VASER Lipo

Launched in 2007, VASER® Liposuction can produce even and smooth body contouring results and can be performed on multiple areas of the body. Here is a non-exhaustive list of areas and conditions that may be suitable for this procedure.

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If Spot Reduction Is A Myth, What Works Then?

​We all have some extra flab in particular areas of our bodies. Whether it’s the lower arms, tummy or thighs, these pesky bits of fat often don’t budge with the regular exercise or diet. And, if you’re thinking about spot reduction, no, it won’t cut it, either.

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Gynecomastia Surgery: Male Nipple Reduction

Male Nipple Reduction is a well-defined chest accentuated by muscles (and not excess fat) is a physical trait that most men desire. A lot of effort and time are spent to achieve this appearance but at times, results are hard to come by.

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Can Belly Fat Be Targeted?

One of our body's common (some would say problematic) areas is where stubborn fat resides in the belly. Before we dive into what we can do to reduce belly fat, let's first understand what it is.

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[Press Release] The Future Of Fitness Is Now In Singapore

Amaris B. Clinic, a provider of Medical Aesthetic services in Singapore, has announced its service expansion into the domain of fitness - streamlining its focus to Aesthetics, Sculpting and Fitness.

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Reward Yourself For A Year Well-Spent: 5 Body Treatments

You’ve worked hard all year round – fulfilling plans, striving to reach and exceed goals, and creating and realizing new dreams. And now, it’s time to reward yourself for a job well done! Pamper yourself, take care of yourself – because you deserve it.

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How To Get Rid Of Chunky Thighs And Get Sexy, Toned Legs

The struggle is real. “Thunder thighs” is just one of the unfortunate names our less-than-slim thighs have been called.

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Why you will not Lose Weight with Hot Pot or other Soup Diets

We are all influenced by our senses and one of them is the sense of taste. A good meal is such because it fills you up and it's, no surprises here, delicious! Yet, we are so concerned about the taste that we forget what's really good for us, in terms of food being nutritious and generally healthy!

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Getting rid of fat and reusing it!

Whether it’s love handles, belly fat or flabby arms – you can get rid of stubborn fat. And, even better, you can reuse your fat in other parts of the body!

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All Your Liposuction & Fat Grafting Questions Answered!

Liposuction or fat grafting is a great option for people who want to improve their body shape but have failed to do so through other means such as dieting and exercising.

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An aesthetic clinic that offers body sculpting and exercise therapy?!

Speaking to Daily Vanity about targeted lipo remodelling that they have launched that marries surgical treatments with patented exercise therapy, Dr. Ivan Puah who helms Amaris B Clinic, said that spot reduction is hard to achieve without medical intervention.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get A VASER Lipo Than Other Fat Reduction Treatments

With advancements in the aesthetics realm, liposuction has evolved drastically. Fine-tuning its predecessor’s technology for a more effective and desirable outcome, VASER Lipo is born.

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Gynecomastia: Get Rid of Painful Man Boobs

Why suffer the ignominy of living with gynecomastia aka man boobs when help is readily available at Amaris B. Clinic.

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Fat Cells Can Be Retrained!

Our fat cells do not increase as we grow older - fact or fiction?

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Understanding Fat Reduction Treatment Options Between VASER Lipo And Fat Freezing

Before we look at fat reduction options such as VASER Lipo and fat freezing, we first need to understand how our bodies utilise and store energy from the food we consume.

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We Spend About 40 Years Of Our Life Working – Here’s The Bad And Ugly Of It

Unless you’re George Clooney or Brad Pitt, majority of men do not age as gracefully as they’d like to. But that’s not to say we can’t slow it down and take a shot at ageing like ChuanDo Tan. Let us walk you through the ageing process.

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Can Animal Hormones Cause Gynecomastia?

Can the male breasts be enlarged if you consume meat that has been treated with growth hormones or food with high oestrogen level?

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Ways To Prevent Menopausal Weight Gain

For a woman, the menopausal years bring many challenges and changes both physically and mentally. The least on the list of concerns should be weight gain, but alas and on the contrary, it is one of the top causes of anxiety and worry.

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Dr. Ivan Puah on Singapore Aesthetics and Liposuction Trends

Amaris B. Clinic has treated thousands of patients, but founder Dr. Ivan Puah remembers one case who captures the spirit and philosophy of the aesthetic practice.

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Combat the physical effects of stress

Stress can affect our self confidence and feeling of well being. If you’re need a bit of a revamp or boost, here are a couple of things you can do to help.

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Ultherapy: This non-invasive facelift takes years off your face

Trying to find for a way to look younger without having to go under the knife? Ultherapy, a non-invasive facelift, may be your best bet!

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Gynecomastia Amongst Bodybuilders

The use of anabolic steroids in bodybuilding is notorious to the point of being synonymous. The steroid-induced sculpted ripped bodies come with a price – shrunken testicles, decreased sperm count, baldness, acne and even gynecomastia.

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Three Safe & Short Downtime Body Sculpting Procedures

Here are some of the effective fat reduction procedures you might want to look into, depending on your concerns.

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Build Your Perfect Body With VASER Hi Def® Lipo

So you’ve been hitting the gym. Yet, no matter how much you’ve been pushing, pressing, lifting and curling at the gym (on top of watching what you eat), there are still unwanted bulges, and pockets of fat in hard-to-reach places just don’t seem to shift.

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Beauty: Is There A Safer And Permanent Option Than Waist Trainers To Shape Your Figure?

Yes, there’s a better, safer and longer-lasting way to get that slender hourglass silhouette you’ve always wanted!

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Why are male boobs getting more common?

According to new statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more men are going under the knife – specifically for body-related cosmetic surgery such as liposuction and tummy tucks. As a matter of fact, the same report shows that the number of male breast reduction surgeries has increased by around 30 percent over the past five years! We break down the reasons for the rise of male boobs – otherwise known as “moobs”, or gynecomastia – and give you the lowdown on the solutions available.

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FAQ: Are My Man Boobs Actually A More Serious Medical Condition?

Gynecomastia during puberty is not uncommon but if the problem persists into adulthood, surgical intervention is the recommended option. Find out more

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‘’I’m Suffering From Man Boobs Disorder. Is There Any Surgical Treatment For This Problem?’’

Though, there could be two conditions tied up to the common man’s boobs problems: Gynecomastia & Pseudogynecomastia. What is the difference between these two? How is one connected to the other?

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[Press Release] Dr. Ivan Puah Sees An Increasing Number Of Patients Seeking Liposuction Correction Surgeries In Singapore

Liposuction is more than just fat removal – liposuction doctors who lack the skill sets and experience to understand body harmony and apply the appropriate contouring techniques towards the art of body sculpting may result in unforeseen botched jobs.

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Your Personalised Liposuction Journey At Amaris B. Clinic

Because no two bodies are alike, liposuction cannot be done in a cookie-cutter fashion. Body fat features, thickness, and distribution, like fingerprints, are unique for each individual.

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Gynecomastia 101: The Common Questions

For most men, Gynecomastia robs away their self-esteem and has become a stumbling block in achieving the masculine male body. But it is more than just the embarrassment of having a flabby chest that should be a cause for concern.

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VASER® Lipo 101

One of the most sought-after body treatment is fat reduction and body contouring. Liposuction is a familiar fat treatment that most everyone is familiar with, but have you heard of VASER® Lipo?

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Eat or fast - How do you maximise the benefits of your exercise or fitness routine?

How do you maximise the benefits of your exercise or fitness routine? Apart from practising a healthy lifestyle that includes what you eat, what’s also important is when to eat!

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“I Wish I Could Transfer The Fats From My Tummy To My Boobs!”

Among others, having a bigger bust (size) is arguably many a woman’s aspirations when it comes to her physique. Fat Transfer is now a reality!

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A More Confident You With ADR-C Breast Enhancement Procedure

Taut, shapely, voluptuous – are some words to describe a youthful feminine body. Unfortunately, with the laws of gravity working closely with the inescapable grasp of aging, the female body takes a drastic shift for the worse as we pass the big 30.

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How Is She Looking At You?

Did it ever occur to you that women have preferences too? The truth hurts, but according to sex and relationship expert Wendy Walsh, the attraction doesn’t take place where you think it does.

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Breast enhancement: Is There a Natural Way?

Knowing your breast shape can help with choosing the right type of bra that not only fits best but looks flattering. Looking to do more? Read on to the end to find out more about breast enhancement!

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Finding A Gynecomastia Surgery Doctor In Singapore

If you’re plagued by man boobs or “moobs” – scientifically known as gynecomastia – you’re not alone. This affliction, where male breast tissues increase in size, is a real medical condition; it affects up to 65 percent of young and adult men globally.

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Why Exercising After Liposuction Is Essential

Liposuction is a popular procedure among people seeking to lose excess body fat. It is, however, by no measure a means to an end when it comes to sustainable fat loss when it comes to the whole body.

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Dr. Ivan Puah from Amaris B. Clinic debunks top #fitspo “advice” by influencers – have you heard of any of these tips?

To find out if the fitness “tips” commonly dished out by bloggers and influencers are accurate or just plain bogus, we reached out to Dr. Ivan Puah, medical director of Amaris B. Clinic, to separate the good advice from the bad.

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[Press Release] Little-known Permanent Side Effects of Cryolipolysis (Fat Freezing Treatments)

Fat freezing’s popularity as a fat reduction treatment is ever increasing with many people having experienced its success. Yet, some suffer from its little-known side effect known as “Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia”.

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5 Ways You Can Get the Body Contour you have been Dreaming of – Right Now!

Wouldn’t you love to start the new year with a slimmer, sexier and more shapely body? Check out these body contouring and body sculpting treatments from Amaris B. Clinic.

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He Has Man Boobs – So Does He Have Gynecomastia or Pseudogynecomastia?

To help you understand this medical condition, let’s take a closer look at gynecomastia, and another condition that is often mistaken to be a genuine case of gynecomastia, known as pseudogynecomastia.

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VASER Liposuction Singapore: A Less Invasive Form Of Liposuction

Many of us deal with problem areas of stubborn fat. Even if we exercise regularly and watch our diet, pesky deposits can still find their way to our arms, thighs, tummy or hips (think bingo wings, love handles, stomach bulge and muffin top). And often they just won't budge! Thankfully, there's VASER Lipo, a popular choice of liposuction in Singapore at Amaris B. Clinic.

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Excess fat in your thighs causing skin issues and affecting your sartorial choices? This could be the most effective way to tone up your lower body

We can’t run from heat and humidity in sunny Singapore but skin chafing is made worse when there’s fat accumulation in the thigh area. This type of fat is notorious for being incredibly easy to gain but extremely difficult to lose.

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All You Need To Know Before You Go For A Fat Transfer Procedure in Singapore

Also known as fat transfer and fat injection, fat grafting refers to transferring fat from one part of your body to another to give it a needed boost!

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Do Women Really Like Muscular Men?

In short, yes! The preference is for a physically strong body – so, defined abs (or, even better, a six-pack), bulging biceps and a muscular chest. This has been proven true, and we’re not surprised!

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How To Choose A Liposuction Doctor in Singapore

While this popular surgical procedure removes stubborn fat pockets that refuse to budge (like belly fat) despite a well-balanced diet and regular exercises, are you aware of its medical benefits?

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Will the Effects of Fat Grafting Last?

In recent years, fat grafting therapeutic benefits have also been documented in the healing of wounds and scars and its ability to repair damage to (breast) tissues as a result of radiation treatment.

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The Belly Fat That Peeks Out When You Sit Down Can Be Eliminated With 5 Effective Ways

You know how it’s like when you’re in a crop top or snug-fitting outfit: you suck in, hold your breath, and you think you can keep this stance for as long as you’re in this getup… until you had to sit down.

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COVID-19 Affects More Than Our Health

It's coming close to a year since the first coronavirus outbreak was identified.Since then, life as we know it has changed - for everyone. Countries went into lockdown, economies took severe beatings and livelihoods were rattled.

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What Happens When You Lose JUST 5 percent Of Your Body Weight?

Here’s how a modest weight loss is still significant enough in ensuring better health.

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From Hectic To Unhealthy – Here’s Why You Need To Stop Working So Much

Singaporeans aren’t just working in the workplace, they are also working on their off days, while on holiday and even while they’re supposed to be resting on their sick leave. And the simple reason for this is that we’re simply unable to ‘tune out’ from work.

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Interview with Gynecomastia & VASER Lipo Doctor in Singapore

We are thankful to receive recognition from medical industry experts and are greatly encouraged! Body Sculpting is our beginning, our roots and our forte.

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How To Get Rid Of Bingo Wings And Achieve Toner, More Sculpted Arms

The key to getting rid of bingo wings is to lose body fat at the arm area. But do you know what can truly help with targeted fat reduction?

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7 Busted Myths about Liposuction

So, just what is the truth behind liposuction? It’s time to debunk the myths and clear that fog of uncertainty that encircles this procedure.

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Meet Gynecomastia – One Possible Reason Why Your Chest Is Flabby

Training hard to trade your flabby-looking chest for hard pectorals, but with little success? Maybe it's gynecomastia.

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Why Breast Enhancement Is Still One Of The Most Popular Cosmetic Procedures

Over a million cosmetic and aesthetic procedures were conducted in 2015. This is according to a recent study published by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, a premier global organization for board-certified plastic surgeons.

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Pseudogynecomastia VS Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is a real issue for men. In fact, one out of three men suffers from this condition of swollen glandular tissue, which can be physically embarrassing and sometimes painful.

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7 Things About Liposuction You May Not Always Hear From Your Doctor

These seven facts about liposuction you’re about to read will definitely help you make better contribution at the next conversation related to liposuction – and more importantly, help you make a better decision on whether you’d want to book an appointment for it.

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The common body image issues men hide from women, and how to fix them

Dr. Ivan Puah, medical director of Amaris B. Clinic, has been seeing an increasing number of male patients enquiring on treatments to improve their body and self confidence.

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Why Do Women Get Flabby Inner Thighs?

The inner thighs are just one of the areas where fat loss is a real challenge, especially if a woman is already relatively lean to begin with.

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Gynecomastia: Male Breast Pain

Men are concerned about the way they look and according to research, even more so than women. Anxiety caused by perceived flaws of their physical appearance is a real issue and men do talk about it at times, among themselves.

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6 TikTok beauty & fitness trends Dr. Ivan Puah doesn’t want you to get on board with

Dr. Ivan Puah shares if these “TikTok beauty and fitness hacks” are scientifically proven to be effective or even safe to try!

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How To Find The Right VASER Liposuction Doctor In Singapore

Before we guide you on how to find the right VASER Liposuction doctor in Singapore, let's learn more about VASER Lipo first.

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The Unspoken Problem: Gynecomastia (aka Man Boobs) And Its Silent Sufferers

“You can imagine it’s quite unnerving considering that I have no prior experience personally or by proxy of aesthetic procedures. But with encouragement and relentless persuasion from my wife, I decided to take the first step.”

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You Dont Have To Live With The Awkwardness Of Man Boobs

Having enlarged man boobs (male breasts) may be embarrassing and uncomfortable but it is an unfortunate fact of life for many men.

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Are Weight Loss And Fat Loss The Same?

The terms ‘fat loss’ and ‘weight loss’ are often used interchangeably, and it is understandable in some cases. Here are some solutions you might want to consider.

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We've got your Back

Excess fat is not uncommon, but most people tend to focus (literally) on looking good from the front while overlooking the back. It's fair enough to say that perhaps due to the greater difficulty in getting rid of back fats, most just let live. However, do remember that overall beauty is 3-Dimensional.

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How Much Weight Can I Lose With Liposuction?

If exercise and diet have not been effective in ridding your body of stubborn fat pockets, then liposuction may be one option to consider, if it’s medically suitable. But how do you know if it is? Dr. Ivan Puah of Amaris B. Clinic answers your questions.

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Why is belly fat so hard to get rid of? Here are some reasons, according to science

Weight and fat loss are no exceptions to the fact that it does take effort to produce results. Granted that the fat you're trying to lose at times is as, if not more stubborn in wanting to stay put than your stubborn resilience in trying to get it off.

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Unhappy With Your Cleavage?

A study published in a 2008 edition of the International Journal of Sexual Health reported that almost 70 percent of women were unhappy with their breast size or asymmetry.

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How To Get Rid Of Stubborn Fat: VASER Lipo Vs. Fat Freezing

These are commonly heard in gyms and fitness studios. And while they somehow encourage us to keep up with the routines, there’s one slight problem with them: they aren’t actually true.

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Can you liposuction arm fat in Singapore?

Diet and exercise alone are not adequate in targeting fat loss, particularly those found in specific areas. We are all unique, and our body distributes fat accordingly. 

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[Press Release] Gynecomastia Is Prevailing In Older Men, Especially Those Taking Prescription Medications

Dr Ivan Puah is seeing an increase in older patients in the treatment of gynecomastia. Men above 40 years old who are on prescription medications are more susceptible to experiencing enlarged male breasts. It has been found that statin, amoxicillin, and proton pump inhibitors increase gynecomastia risk.

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[Press Release] Dr. Ivan Puah developed MDC-Sculpt®️ Lipo technique to achieve optimal liposuction results in patients

Dr. Ivan Puah developed his designed a proprietary liposuction technique called MDC-Sculpt®️ Lipo to improve patients' liposuction results and successfully contour difficult areas.

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Patient Shares His Gynecomastia Surgery Journey

Gynecomastia surgery success rate is a high one, especially when surgical intervention is the only option for enlarged male breasts. Here is the journey of a patient whose life has changed for the better after his gynecomastia surgery.

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Can You Shift The Fat From Your Tummy To Your Breasts? Oh, Yes!

We’re sure everyone has had this fantasy at some point of her life: If only we could transfer the excess fat from our tummy to our chest – then we can finally have a more shapely silhouette. There’s enough fat from other parts of the body to contribute to our bust line!

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Negative Body Image Perception in Men & Women

Having a negative body image perception can be detrimental. Yet, in the pursuit of wanting to look better, an individual is sometimes accused of being vain when the underlying goal is to increase self-confidence and for some, to eliminate a potential health issue.

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The Insider Guide To Your Best Body Shape Ever

We all have friends who can eat a buffet at every meal and not gain an ounce of fat, whereas all we have to do is sniff a cookie and put on 5 pounds. Read more!

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How Long Does It Take to See Weight Loss Results?

Just like Rome, most other things weren’t built in a day, so have a little bit of patience and keep up the consistent effort. Still, the concerns are valid as, at times, effort and results don’t seem to correlate.

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Diet Is Key When Trying to Lose Body Fat

"Abs are made in the kitchen." Weight loss, just like abs, also starts in the kitchen. Here are some healthy dietary habits to consider that could help you ditch that extra weight.

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Little-known Health Benefits of Liposuction

We’ve all heard of liposuction, the popular surgical procedure that gets rid of stubborn fat tissues resistant to diet and exercise. But did you know that it offers other medical benefits, too?

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Athleisure Wear: How The Rise Of This Fashion Trend Is Shaping Body Confidence

As the trend of wearing sportswear even outside of the gym is now becoming a norm, it has also created a ripple effect in individuals who are becoming more image and body-conscious. Many of us are becoming more interested in working out and eating right. Dr. Ivan Puah, medical director of Amaris B. Clinic, also shares his latest observation.

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[Press Release] Beauty Tourism is Causing A Rising Need For Surgical Revisions

Dr. Ivan Puah from Amaris B. Clinic has seen an alarming rise in the number of patients in Singapore for correction work from the botched liposuction and gynecomastia surgeries done overseas and locally.

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Your friend’s body sculpting treatment may not work on you – find out why!

You need a different body sculpting treatment targeted at each body type so that you can target exactly what you need and ensure that you’re not neglecting certain aspects.

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All you need to know about gynecomastia

The team at Amaris B. Clinic to delve into all you need to know about the medical condition, including causes, symptoms and treatments.

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What foods cause the fastest weight gain?

If you're trying to lose weight or prevent excessive weight gain, part of the solution is nutrition. It is challenging to restrain oneself from giving in to the vast spread of gastronomical temptations.

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Fat grafting for the hands, face, breasts, and buttocks

From fat transfer for breast augmentation and buttock enhancement, to fat grafting for the face and wrinkly hands, here are some interesting facts about this versatile cosmetic treatment.

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