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Blog: Finding A Gynecomastia Specialist: A View on Reviews

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. Considering ...

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 man boobs consul...

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 puffy nipples patients ask about non-s...

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...

Blog: 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 who performs hundreds of surgeries ea...

Bad News and Good News About Gynecomastia Revision

December 22, 2020

Bad News and Good News About Gynecomastia Revision

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

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 not to be co...

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 gynecomastia patients and from people online ...

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 in-office man boob consultations: will I need drains after surgery? ...

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 man b...

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 man boob patients can expect swelling after surgery, as can every guy arou...

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...

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...

gynecomastia revision New York

May 25, 2018

Animation Deformities After Gynecomastia Surgery

Gynecomastia revision candidates sometimes ask us about odd looking craters and dents when they flex without realizing t...

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 gynecomastia consultation room and online as well: does massage help with scar ti...

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 man boob p...

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 gynecomastia patients don’t always think to ask ahead of time is about sleeping after surgery. It’s...

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 or another experienced plastic surgeon, you’ll feel a huge sense...

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...

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...

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 po...

gynecomastia new york

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 poster...

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...

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? Rip...

board certified plastic surgeon

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 workhors...

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, we're happy to help them find a good compression garment whether ...

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...

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 ...

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 gynecomastia patient whose surgeon removed too much fat or breast gland. Often this re...

gynecomastia complications

January 6, 2012

The Dreaded Crater Deformity

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

Exercise Before and After Gynecomastia Surgery

December 30, 2011

Exercise Before and After Gynecomastia Surgery

We're pleased that so many of our gynecomastia patients are fitness-minded, and we're happy to share information about h...

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...

After Gynecomastia Surgery: Managing Swelling

May 7, 2011

Managing Swelling After Gynecomastia Surgery

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

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