Pseudo Gynecomastia

gynecomastia surgery

Do you have fatty male breasts?
Are you an overweight man with large breasts?
Do you avoid taking off your shirt when at a pool side?
Do you fear rejection due to overdeveloped male moobs?
Are you looking for a permanent solution to treat Pseudo Gynecomastia?

Pseudo Gynecomastia is a type of gynecomastia that has a close association with obesity not any hormonal changes or anything else. Affecting men of all ages, this type of gynecomastia is different from the usual gynecomastia, issues of which revolve around the breast tissue development. Pseudogynecomastia is a condition that is caused by accumulation of fat under the breast area due to excessive weight gain.

Althougn Pseudo Gynecomastia is a not very detrimental condition; it is certainly embarrassing and can lead to greater level of psychological distress for affected men. Most men avoid wearing tight clothes, going for a jog, taking part in many daily activities, going for social gatherings or beach picnics due to this embarrassing condition. Pseudo Gynecomastia affects them both physically and mentally, changing their clothing pattern and lowering confidence, respectively. Fear of rejection and humiliation also looms large on men suffering from this condition.

Pseudo Gynecomastia surgery along with liposuction is one sure way of getting rid of the unwanted breasts in order to have a chiselled chest. However, this surgery is unlikely to be a permanent fix unless the patient follows a healthy lifestyle which includes balanced diet and regular exercise. If you have decided to opt for the surgery still as you are aiming to get faster results, ensure that you have a long pre-op consultation with a skilled surgeon who can guide you through this process.


After evaluating the type of Gynecomastia you are suffering with, your plastic surgeon will help you understand the procedure. Generally, the breast tissues are categorized into two kinds – Glandular tissues, which are dense and firm and Fatty tissues, which are soft.

The ratio of these both tissues varies from person to person. If the fatty tissue is excessive, liposuction may be needed whereas if the glandular tissue is overboard then the excess of it can be surgically removed with a scalpel. At times, a combination of both surgeries may be required to treat Gynecomastia. In the case of Pseudo Gynecomastia, Liposuction becomes important since this condition is more associated with the fat than the gland.


This Gynecomastia surgery is carried out under general anaesthesia although local anaesthesia may be needed along with sedation. The result is immediate along with temporary scarring, swelling and bruising which fades out over the next four to six weeks. Pressure garments and pain medication will be prescribed and a healthy lifestyle will be advised. Complications are rare and not really severe. A good pre-op consultation eliminates any risk of complications.


You may experience tenderness and soreness after the Pseudo Gynecomastia treatment is performed. Since the result of the surgery is immediate, you may experience temporary scarring.

Follow-up visits will be required. The surgeon will check your progress and suggest changes in your lifestyle accordingly. You have to bear in mind that the improvement will be slow but steady and you have be patient towards the changes.

You need to eat healthy food and take adequate rest. Exercise won’t be recommended to you immediately after the surgery as the body needs time to heal. However, in order to maintain healthy weight, you will have to follow a diet and exercise pattern suiting your needs and lifestyle. Avoid smoking and taking alcohol. You should keep clean. It is also important to avoid any heavy physical activity. Also while resting, lay down in a proper position, mostly upright.

Pseudo gynecomastia is an obesity related issue. Liposuction is the best option for you if the diet and exercise plan is not showing results. Get firmer and sculpted chest which you won’t like to hide at all.