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Best chest forward: Why we need to talk about ‘man boob’ surgery

I was recently interviewed to talk about gynecomastia, a medical condition that cause man boobs, for an editorial media coverage for Today Online.

Many men may be hesitant to seek medical help for gynaecomastia or discuss their concerns due to fear of judgment or embarrassment. Kudos to Mr Benedict Leong who took the step to address and rectify his gyno condition that has been bothering him since young.

More Middle-Aged and Older Men Are Seeking Male Breast Reduction In Singapore, says Dr Ivan Puah

The mean age of men seeking gynecomastia surgery at Amaris B. Clinic Singapore was 33. However, recent years have witnessed a notable increase in older male patients above 42, with the oldest being 70.

Amaris B. Clinic’s Research Reveals Dynamic Skin Care Priorities Across Age Groups In Singapore

SINGAPORE, FEBRUARY 2024 – Amaris B Clinic, an established medical aesthetic, sculpting, and fitness clinic in Singapore, recently conducted a comprehensive research on 300 aesthetic female patients between June 2023 and December 2023. The study aimed to explore skin care concerns across diverse age groups and underscore the importance of personalised anti-ageing and skin health treatments.

[Press Release] 2024 Trend Forecast for Cosmetic Surgery & Medical Aesthetics in Singapore

As the demand for medical aesthetics and cosmetic surgery continues to grow, Dr Ivan Puah, a liposuction and aesthetic doctor from Amaris B. Clinic, identifies a distinct shift in consumer needs in Singapore. 

SINGAPORE, JANUARY 2024 – Dr Ivan Puah, Medical Director of Amaris B. Clinic and Chairman of the Lipo Peer Review Committee in Singapore,

[Press Release] Amaris B. Clinic Unveils Unique Gynecomastia Insights From 554 Patients In Singapore

The first extensive patient data collection and analysis carried out by Dr Ivan Puah and his team at Amaris B. Clinic in Singapore, the data of 554 gynecomastia patients reveals a higher prevalence of gynecomastia in patients with higher BMI and its association with the severity of the condition.

[Press Release] Dr Ivan Puah Shares 5 Beauty & Body Sculpting Trends In The Cosmetic & Aesthetic Industry For 2023

SINGAPORE, December 2022 — As we look forward to the new year, Dr Ivan Puah, Medical Director at Amaris B. Clinic, who has more than 15 years of medical aesthetics and surgical body contouring experience, shares five beauty and body sculpting trends expected to take centre stage in 2023.


[Press Release] Unrealistic Beauty Standard From Celebrities’ & Influencers’ Social Posts Is Contributing To The Rise Of Botched Surgeries, Dr Ivan Puah Observed

Blindly influenced by social posts by celebrities and influencers, the “one look fits all” mentality has taken more precedence than a realistically achievable physique, causing unhealthy self-perception and the dangerous rise of botched surgeries.

[Press Release] Dr Ivan Puah Recommends Fat Grafting As A Solution Following Post-surgery Scars or Disfigurement

Fat grafting is highly recommended as part of the corrective surgery method to correct facial or body disfigurement from liposuction, laparoscopy or surgeries that cause dents and irregular contours.

SINGAPORE, August 2022 — Dr Ivan Puah, Medical Director at Amaris B. Clinic, who has over 15 years of practice in liposuction,