Pure Glandular Gynecomastia

gynecomastia surgery

Are you frustrated with extended nipples?
Are your puffy nipples a cause of concern for you?
Are you looking for a permanent solution to get rid of puffy nipples?
Have you heard of pure glandular gynecomastia?

As per the recent research on gynecomastia sufferers, a large number of men in India undergo a condition called Pure Glandular Gynecomastia or what is commonly known as – ‘Puffy Nipples’. Pure glandular gynecomastia usually develops in boys during the puberty stage due to swinging hormonal levels. However, drug therapies can also cause this condition in an adult male, which is nothing but a side-effect of a particular drug. The only guaranteed way of overcoming this problem is taking a pre-op consultation and then opting for a gynecomastia surgery.

Boys and men dealing with this condition often feel embarrassed and fear rejection. This constant pressure on their mind can lead to depression and hence, it is crucial to give them emotional support and make them understand that this condition can be easily cured and one should be patient about achieving the desired result.


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, liposuctionmay 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 this case, the gynecomastia doctor will work on the glands and not the fat.


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.


After the Pure Glandular Gynecomastia treatment is performed, you feel stiff and numb. 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. 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.

Finally, you can flaunt that chest without feeling guilty. Aren’t you feeling more confident now?