choosing a gynecomastia specialist

September 25, 2021

Finding A Gynecomastia Specialist: A View on Reviews

From plumbers to pizza—online reviews are ubiquitous these days. Everyone uses them to help make choices. Considerin...

Gynecomastia Surgery Satisfaction

September 16, 2021

Gynecomastia Surgery Satisfaction

It’s the million-dollar question each prospective gynecomastia patient ponders: will I be happy if I choose surgery? ...

Can I still have man boob surgery if...

June 7, 2021

Can I Still Have Man Boob Surgery: Part II

A while back, we wrote a “what if” blog post to address questions guys often pose online and in our New York man boo...

A Creative Proposal for Puffy Nipples

May 15, 2021

A Creative Proposal for Puffy Nipples

If only it were possible to shrink man boobs with external equipment! Some of our New York puffy nipples patients ask a...

Mondor's syndrome after gynecomastia surgery

April 16, 2021

Mondor’s Syndrome, a Rare Gynecomastia Complication

If you’re one of those guys who insists on being aware of every detail related to gynecomastia surgery, here’s a rar...

after man boob surgery in New York

January 26, 2021

When to Call us After Man Boob Surgery

New Yorkers aren’t known to be shy to speak up, that’s for sure. And that’s a good thing when we’re talking abo...

What to Expect When You Fly in for Gynecomastia Surgery

January 18, 2021

What to Expect When You Fly in for Gynecomastia Surgery

We often say that it’s worth it to travel to work with a gynecomastia specialist. And New York City, where our plasti...

Bad News and Good News About Gynecomastia Revision

December 22, 2020

Bad News and Good News About Gynecomastia Revision

In our New York cosmetic surgery practice, we perform a lot of gynecomastia revision surgery. And we’ve been doing so...

can gynecomastia return?

November 22, 2020

Can Gynecomastia Come Back?

It is so rare for gynecomastia to come back that we advise guys who fret about this before man boob surgery in New York ...

Say No to Gynecomastia Revision!

November 13, 2020

Say No to Gynecomastia Revision!

We were browsing the forums on gynecomastia.org recently, as we do at least weekly, to understand what guys are concerne...

Real Patient Question: Incision Placement for Gynecomastia Surgery

August 17, 2020

Real Patient Question: Incision Placement for Gynecomastia Surgery

We field a huge list of “what, when, where and why” questions from our New York gynecomastia patients and from peopl...

The Survey Says: Gynecomastia Surgery 98% "Worth It"

February 3, 2020

The Survey Says: Gynecomastia Surgery 98% “Worth It”

If you have ever wondered whether men who choose gynecomastia surgery find the procedure “worth it,” you don’t nee...

Traveling for Gynecomastia Surgery: What About Post-Op Complications?

December 29, 2019

Traveling for Gynecomastia Surgery: What About Post-Op Complications?

So, you’re potentially willing to travel to work with a gynecomastia expert, but you’re worried about what will happ...

Real Patient Question: Will I Need Drains?

December 17, 2019

Real Patient Question: Will I Need Drains?

It’s a question we field both online and in our New York man boob consultations: will I need drains after surgery? We...

A Sunken Look After Gynecomastia Surgery

November 5, 2019

A Sunken Look After Gynecomastia Surgery

Just the other day we answered a question on gynecomastia.org about the occurrence of sunken chests and inverted nipples...

After Man Boob Surgery, Big and Little Changes

September 25, 2019

After Man Boob Surgery, Big and Little Changes

After you recover from gynecomastia surgery, will you experience big changes in your life? Little ones? Among our New ...

Revision Revelations

September 17, 2019

Revision Revelations

What can you expect from a man boob surgery do-over? It’s a very good question, and one that can tell you a lot about...

The Military: The Best or Worst Place for Man Boobs?

September 9, 2019

The Military: The Best or Worst Place for Man Boobs?

As you might imagine, we’ve talked with dozens of guys about moobs and the military, and their experiences are all ove...

Fluid After Man Boob Surgery

June 27, 2019

Fluid After Man Boob Surgery

To drain or not to drain? Every one of our New York man boob patients can expect swelling after surgery, as can every...

gynecomastia surgery New York

June 16, 2019

Gynecomastia and Your Skin

Will my skin tighten after surgery? Nearly all our New York gynecomastia patients ask this question in one form or anoth...

gynecomastia revision New York

February 7, 2019

Real Patient Question: How to Find a Gynecomastia Revision Specialist

We happened across a question on RealSelf the other day. A patient was asking where he might find a gynecomastia revisio...

New York man boobs

January 22, 2019

Gynecomastia Wound Healing, Scar Tissue, Massage and More

You may not appreciate this if you’ve had surgery or an injury recently, but scar tissue truly is one of the body’s ...

Surprising Benefits of Man Boob Surgery

January 7, 2019

Surprising Benefits of Man Boob Surgery

Not many guys with moobs need to be told about the benefits of gynecomastia surgery. The coveted masculine contours are ...

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December 5, 2018

Gynecomastia Treatment Options and Outcomes

After thirty years of experience performing man boob surgery in New York, talking with men and boys with moobs and advis...

gynecomastia scar revision

October 13, 2018

We Don’t Do the Donut!

We’re not talking about breakfast pastries here, though we do try to stay away from those too. What we mean when we sa...

A Gynecomastia Specialist, Not Just Any Plastic Surgeon

September 24, 2018

A Gynecomastia Specialist, Not Just Any Plastic Surgeon

We say it so often it sounds like a no-brainer to us: if you’re going to take the plunge and get surgery for man boobs...

man boobs in New York

September 5, 2018

Gynecomastia Despair: There IS Hope!

Cases of man boobs are as individual as they come—and we’re not just talking about the physical condition. The psyc...

Real Patient Question: Why Use the Term "Realistic Expectations" for Gynecomastia Surgery?

July 2, 2018

Real Patient Question: Why Use the Term “Realistic Expectations” for Gynecomastia Surgery?

There’s a question posted in a man boobs forum about why doctors talk about “realistic expectations” when it comes...

gynecomastia revision New York

May 25, 2018

Animation Deformities After Gynecomastia Surgery

Gynecomastia revision candidates in New York and online sometimes ask us about odd looking craters and dents when they f...

Propecia and man boobs

May 8, 2018

Real Patient Question: Finasteride After Gynecomastia Surgery?

We received an email from a former patient recently, asking about whether it’s ok to take finasteride for hair loss (u...

Massage After Gynecomastia Surgery

April 28, 2018

Massage After Gynecomastia Surgery

Here's a question we often hear in our New York gynecomastia consultation room and online as well: does massage help wit...

Perfection, Plastic Surgery and New York Gynecomastia Patients

January 14, 2018

Perfection, Plastic Surgery and Gynecomastia Patients

Late last year, a pair of U.K. researchers published a study in the Psychological Bulletin, a publication of the America...

Gynecomastia, HIV and Cosmetic Surgery in New York

January 5, 2018

Gynecomastia, HIV and Cosmetic Surgery in New York

We were dismayed to read last month that a Manhattan cosmetic surgery practice denied gynecomastia surgery to patients w...

improving posture after gynecomastia surgery

December 4, 2017

Posture Prescriptions from your Peers

Once you have male breast reduction surgery, your problems will be over, right? It's true that most of our New York man...

maintaining gynecomastia surgery results

November 3, 2017

Gynecomastia Surgery Results: 3 Maintenance Tips

Whether you have gynecomastia surgery in New York with us or on the other side of the globe with another gynecomastia sp...

Do Man Boobs Give You a "Seasonal Personality?"

October 21, 2017

Do Man Boobs Give You a “Seasonal Personality?”

We just spotted something online that makes us feel a little sad. In a gynecomastia forum one guy commented that he ha...

Real Patient Question: How to Hide Gynecomastia Surgery?

October 16, 2017

Real Patient Question: How to Hide Gynecomastia Surgery?

We often respond to questions in the forums on gynecomastia.org about how patients can hide the fact that they’ve had ...

Sleep After Gynecomastia Surgery: 5 Tips

October 9, 2017

Sleep After Gynecomastia Surgery: 5 Tips

One question our New York gynecomastia patients don’t always think to ask ahead of time is about sleeping after surger...

A Small Gynecomastia Revision? 3 Things to Consider

September 27, 2017

A Small Gynecomastia Revision? 3 Things to Consider

We fielded a question via gynecomastia.org recently. A young man had posted before and after gynecomastia photos and wa...

After Gynecomastia Surgery: A Roller Coaster?

July 13, 2017

After Gynecomastia Surgery: A Roller Coaster?

If you elect to have surgery for gynecomastia with us here in New York or another experienced plastic surgeon, you’ll ...

post-op puffy nipples

June 22, 2017

Top 3 Reasons for Post-op Puffy Nipples

We give time regularly to help guys online because we know that, for some, gynecomastia is a significant obstacle to fee...

gynecomastia surgery results

June 11, 2017

Gynecomastia Surgery: Can You Expect Good Results?

The short answer to the question about gynecomastia surgery results is YES! Generally speaking, those who suffer from m...

New York gynecomastia

April 29, 2017

Gynecomastia Recovery: Looking Worse Before You Look Better?

If there’s one thing we’ve learned in thirty years of performing gynecomastia surgery in New York, it’s that no tw...

Real Patient Question: Who Pays for Gynecomastia Revision?

March 30, 2017

Real Patient Question: Who Pays for Gynecomastia Revision?

When a post-male breast reduction surgery patient is dissatisfied with his results, it can be a tricky situation for bot...

scarring after gynecomastia surgery

March 20, 2017

Gynecomastia: The Scar Tissue Issue

We answered some questions about subcutaneous gynecomastia scar tissue online the other day and thought we would share o...

gynecomastia New York

December 8, 2016

Gynecomastia: Consider the Cause

If you have been researching gynecomastia and male breast reduction surgery for some time, you probably know that pinpoi...

tethering after gynecomastia surgery

October 6, 2016

Terrified of Tethering?

What is tethering and why does it strike fear into the hearts of men planning gynecomastia surgery? Tethering is a poss...

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May 13, 2016

Gynecomastia Surgery: 10 Ways to Get a Great Result

We have noticed some fear mongering online about surgical procedures, including male breast reduction. One recent poste...

New York gynecomastia

April 26, 2016

Revision Gynecomastia Surgery: 2 Big Challenges

It’s very possible we perform more surgery for revision gynecomastia here in New York than any other plastic surgeon i...

gynecomastia revision surgery

January 21, 2016

Craters of the Moobs

Each cosmetic surgery procedure comes with its own set of possible risks and complications—particularly when a patient...

gynecomastia surgery New York

October 2, 2015

Gynecomastia & Scar Tissue: 5 Things to Know

We sometimes think of excess scar tissue formation after gynecomastia surgery as "the gorilla in the room" - not because...

Plastic Surgeons, Man Boobs and Realistic Expectations

June 24, 2015

Plastic Surgeons, Man Boobs and Realistic Expectations

If you're struggling with a case of man boobs and thinking about surgery, and if you have read every bit of information ...

Bad Man Boob Surgery: Now What?

June 4, 2015

Bad Man Boob Surgery: Now What?

When you think about attractive, masculine looking chests, what images come to mind? A look that's smooth and sleek? R...

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May 29, 2015

What NOT to Do if You Have Man Boobs

We have great respect for general surgeons, just as we do for other healthcare professionals. These doctors are workhor...

How to Find a Good Gynecomastia Compression Garment

November 6, 2014

How to Find a Good Gynecomastia Compression Garment

When we consult with guys suffering from gynecomastia in NY, we're happy to help them find a good compression garment wh...

complications from male breast reduction

September 17, 2014

Gynecomastia Surgery Complications

What complications are possible with male breast reduction surgery? And more to the point, if you elect the procedure, w...

Unhappy with Gynecomastia Surgery Results?

January 24, 2014

Unhappy with Gynecomastia Surgery Results?

Guys with man boobs often feel that there could be few things worse in life than having actual breasts.  One of them mi...

NYC revision gynecomastia

December 14, 2013

Gynecomastia Revision and Your Expectations

We may see more men for revision gynecomastia surgery in NYC than almost any other plastic surgeon in the country. Our p...

gynecomastia surgery in New York

November 21, 2013

Gynecomastia Surgery Recovery Day-by-Day

Whether you're planning gynecomastia surgery in New York with us or elsewhere with another plastic surgeon, we encourage...

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Revision

June 21, 2013

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Revision

The journey through and beyond gynecomastia tends to be a difficult one for most men - even more so for someone consider...

gynecomastia scars

June 7, 2013

Scar Tissue in Gynecomastia Surgery and Beyond

We have written a few posts recently about the healing process for the benefit of patients seeking gynecomastia surgery ...

The Wonderful-Sometimes Wacky-World of Healing

May 27, 2013

The Wonderful-Sometimes Wacky-World of Healing

When we consult with patients about male breast reduction in New York, we cover many topics. None is more important for ...

gynecomastia surgery realistic expectations

May 13, 2013

Realistic Expectations and Surgical Results: The Top 3 Variables

"Realistic expectations" is a concept every patient should hear about from their plastic surgeon. In our practice, we ma...

Fat Grafting Can Improve Poor Gynecomastia Surgery Results

October 4, 2012

Fat Grafting Can Improve Poor Gynecomastia Surgery Results

Once in a while we consult with a New York gynecomastia patient whose surgeon removed too much fat or breast gland. Ofte...

How Long Does Male Breast Reduction Surgery Take?

May 16, 2012

How Long Does Male Breast Reduction Surgery Take?

When our New York male breast reduction patients ask how long surgery will take, our answer is - as you might guess - "i...

gynecomastia complications

January 6, 2012

The Dreaded Crater Deformity

If you've done some research on gynecomastia as most of our New York male breast reduction candidates do, you have proba...

Exercise Before and After Gynecomastia Surgery

December 30, 2011

Exercise Before and After Gynecomastia Surgery

We're pleased that so many of our New York City gynecomastia patients are fitness-minded, and we're happy to share infor...

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December 1, 2011

Gynecomastia Surgery Complications

When it comes to making the decision to have surgery for gynecomastia, our New York patients are happy to find out that ...

gynecomastia results

October 22, 2011

Will I Be Happy with the Results of Gynecomastia Surgery?

When you come to consult with us in New York City for gynecomastia surgery, we know you'll be wondering whether you'll b...

gynecomastia New York

October 13, 2011

Gynecomastia Surgery: Is a Compression Garment a Must?

Some of our New York gynecomastia patients express concern about wearing a compression garment after male breast reducti...

gynecomastia and your skin

September 28, 2011

Gynecomastia Surgery and Your Skin

Men tend not to think about their skin too much, but it is definitely a factor when it comes to male breast reduction. O...

One-Sided Gynecomastia: Some Surprises

August 20, 2011

One-Sided Gynecomastia: Some Surprises

If you have one-sided gynecomastia, we have information to share that may surprise you. We understand that having one m...

gynecomastia New York

July 4, 2011

Gynecomastia Scars: What to Expect

"Where will the incisions be placed?" "What will my gynecomastia scars look like?" These are questions every man who's...

gynecomastia surgery and symmetry

June 28, 2011

Achieving Symmetry in Gynecomastia Surgery

Something we expect every one of our New York gynecomastia patients to ask is whether he will look natural after surgery...

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May 23, 2011

Gynecomastia Surgery: To Revise or not to Revise?

After having surgery with another doctor, some men seek our input about revision for male breast reduction. In our New ...

After Gynecomastia Surgery: Managing Swelling

May 7, 2011

After Gynecomastia Surgery: Managing Swelling

We often answer questions on discussion boards and forums about gynecomastia, and very frequently on gynecomastia.org. W...

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