Estrogen, Gynecomastia and Your Health

October 5, 2021

Estrogen, Gynecomastia and Your Health

If you’re an average guy, you probably have some knowledge about the impact of testosterone on your health and well-be...

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? ...

testosterone and gynecomastia

August 16, 2021

Testosterone and Gynecomastia

We field lots of questions about testosterone online at gynecomastia.org and in our New York man boobs consultations eac...

what kind of doctor for gynecomastia

August 5, 2021

What Kind of Doctor for Gynecomastia?

We spend so much time working with the small details of gynecomastia, we sometimes forget there are many out there still...

about teen gynecomastia

July 28, 2021

Teen Gynecomastia: What I Wish I Knew

We counsel teens with gynecomastia in New York at least monthly, and it’s our pleasure to meet them and share what we...

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...

insurance coverage and gynecomastia

February 9, 2021

Insurance Coverage for Gynecomastia Surgery

Mention insurance and gynecomastia in the same sentence, and both surgeons and patients with man boobs in New York may r...

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...

A 180° View of Teen Gynecomastia

November 3, 2020

A 180° View of Teen Gynecomastia

Let’s switch it up for a change. We’ve been helping guys with man boobs in Manhattan for years, and many of them ...

Breezing Through Gynecomastia Surgery

October 13, 2020

Breezing Through Gynecomastia Surgery

A recent patient, Shaun, wrote to us about how comfortable he found it to work with us. We were delighted to hear this!...

What if it Isn’t Gynecomastia?

September 18, 2020

What’s Inside Your Man Boobs?

Are there different kinds of gynecomastia? How can you figure out “what’s in there?” And how does what’s under...

April 6, 2020

Pre-Surgery Jitters: What to Do

It’s far more common than you might think for a man to be quite nervous before heading into the operating room for gyn...

Top Gynecomastia Surgeons

March 26, 2020

Man Boob Surgeons: Plastic vs. Cosmetic

We got a surprise as we were browsing the forums on gynecomastia.org the other day, and not a good one! In case you’r...

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...

Man Boob Causes: From Serious to Silly

July 14, 2019

Man Boob Causes: From Serious to Silly

As one of the earliest and most frequent participants in the gynecomastia.org forums, we’ve answered hundreds and hund...

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...

BPA and Gynecomastia: Should You Worry?

May 12, 2019

BPA and Gynecomastia: Should You Worry?

If you're like many people, you've probably heard of the chemical BPA, and you might have a vague sense that it could be...

gynecomastia new york

May 2, 2019

Confused About Anesthesia for Gynecomastia Surgery?

Many guys we talk with about man boobs in New York and online express confusion about anesthesia for gynecomastia surger...

One Less Worry about Gynecomastia Surgery

April 22, 2019

One Less Worry about Gynecomastia Surgery

Generally speaking, the people who come in to consult us about a gynecomastia surgery in New York are much better inform...

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 ...

ultrasound for gynecomastia

December 28, 2018

Real Patient Question: Do I Need an Ultrasound?

Earlier this month, a member of gynecomastia.org asked whether it’s a good idea to have an ultrasound to determine wha...

medications and man boobs

November 1, 2018

Gynecomastia Risks: Which Are Worth It?

We’re sometimes asked about the risks of taking certain medications and other possible man boobs triggers in our New Y...

New York gynecomastia

September 13, 2018

Gynecomastia Surgery: A Little Mystery is Good

We love the guys we work with! It’s a joy to serve men and boys with gynecomastia in New York and help them on the roa...

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...

Teen Gynecomastia: Are Hormone Tests Needed?

August 2, 2018

Teen Gynecomastia: Are Hormone Tests Needed?

If you’re a teen with gynecomastia, you and your parents may be wondering what kind of medical evaluation to seek. Sh...

Telling Parents About Gynecomastia: What Can Happen

July 13, 2018

Telling Parents About Gynecomastia: What Can Happen

We often write posts about New York teens with gynecomastia, like the one we published several days ago offering article...

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...

teen gynecomastia New York

April 15, 2018

Top 5 Ways to Support Teens with Gynecomastia

We just spotted a new article on gynecomastia.org discussing the need to help teens with man boobs. We couldn’t agree...

cosmetic surgery for men in New York

February 8, 2018

One-and-Done: New York Cosmetic Surgery for Men

As a practice performing nearly as much cosmetic surgery for men as for women, we think we know a thing or two about how...

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...

What Does Nipple Pain Mean?

December 15, 2017

What Does Nipple Pain Mean?

The online magazine, Men’s Health, recently published an interesting article on nipple pain in men. Yes, it does happ...

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 ...

Does Fast Food Cause Moobs?

August 14, 2017

Does Fast Food Cause Moobs?

“Man Has Surgery To Remove Breast, Doctors Blame Fast Food,” an online headline stated just last week. Just one pro...

man boob myths

April 16, 2017

Debunking a Man Boob Myth: Dr. Jacobs

There are some good reasons guys choose not to have male breast reduction, including health concerns and finances. It...

Anesthesia for Gynecomastia Surgery: The Options

March 15, 2017

Anesthesia for Gynecomastia Surgery: The Options

When it comes to committing to surgery for male breast reduction, New York patients occasionally face an obstacle or two...

can I still have gynecomastia surgery if

February 12, 2017

Can I Still Have Gynecomastia Surgery If…

Whether it’s about recovery time, budget or something more complex, many of our New York gynecomastia patients have a ...

You CAN Tell your Parents You Have Man Boobs

January 21, 2017

You CAN Tell your Parents You Have Man Boobs

You’re a teenaged guy, you’ve had man boobs for more than two years. You’ve done quite a bit of research and deci...

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...

Gland or Fat: Does it Matter?

July 12, 2016

Gland or Fat: Does it Matter?

One of the most frequently asked questions we field about cases of gynecomastia in New York and online is: are my man bo...

5 Reasons to Reject Insurance for Gynecomastia

May 26, 2016

5 Reasons to Reject Insurance for Gynecomastia

We have great sympathy for guys who struggle to get insurance coverage for gynecomastia surgery. Our New York patients ...

5 "Musts" for your Gynecomastia Surgeon

April 14, 2016

5 “Musts” for your Gynecomastia Surgeon

It is not necessarily easy to find a qualified gynecomastia surgeon you can absolutely trust with your procedure. In f...

gynecomastia New York

February 9, 2016

Gynecomastia Surgery: What Happens to Areolas?

If you’re wondering what happens to areolas with gynecomastia surgery, don’t be embarrassed. Anyone—man or woman...

A Loan for Gynecomastia Surgery: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

November 19, 2015

A Loan for Gynecomastia Surgery: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

Cosmetic procedures are not inexpensive, and we understand it can be frustrating for our patients in New York to fund gy...

Insurance Coverage for Gynecomastia: Your Strategy

August 20, 2015

Insurance Coverage for Gynecomastia: Your Strategy

It's a recurring theme for our New York gynecomastia patients, and sometimes the distress and frustration come through l...

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 ...

gynecomastia and overweight guys

January 30, 2014

Overweight Guys and Gynecomastia Surgery

Following gynecomastia surgery, so many men look just terrific - their chests appear masculine and sculpted with virtual...

Can Insurance Coverage for Gynecomastia Be a Bad Thing?

August 5, 2013

Can Insurance Coverage for Gynecomastia Be a Bad Thing?

We have many discussions with our New York gynecomastia patients about the frustrations of trying to get insurance cover...

adolescent gynecomastia

July 18, 2013

Teen Gynecomastia: The Known and Unknown

As if enlarged breasts weren't frustrating enough for young men, there is much medical professionals still don't know ab...

pseudogynecomastia

July 7, 2013

Is it Breast Gland or Fat?

A few days ago another member of gynecomastia.org asked a question we have heard many times: are my man boobs made up of...

How Young is Too Young for Gynecomastia Surgery?

March 22, 2013

Too Young for Gynecomastia Surgery?

Several years ago, an article published on a New Zealand website revealed that boys as young as eight years old are lini...

adolescent gynecomastia

June 18, 2012

The Anguish of Teen Gynecomastia

As a New York plastic surgery practice, we see our share of women and men who have lived with features that cause embarr...

acne and male breast reduction

March 18, 2012

Male Breast Reduction and Acne

Some of our New York gynecomastia patients suffer double anguish over the look of their chest: man boobs and acne. One o...

Klinefelter Syndrome: Should You Worry?

February 27, 2012

Klinefelter Syndrome: Should You Worry?

Occasionally we'll see a patient with gynecomastia in our New York consultation room who is concerned he may have Klinef...

Finding a Local Gynecomastia Surgeon

January 30, 2012

Finding a Local Gynecomastia Surgeon

In person, on the phone and online, we truly enjoy advising patients with gynecomastia. In New York, many choose to arra...

If You’re Afraid to Have Gynecomastia Surgery

January 11, 2012

If You’re Afraid to Have Gynecomastia Surgery

Some men who consult us about gynecomastia in New York are afraid to have surgery. If a patient's fear centers around po...

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...

gynecomastia Manhattan

December 10, 2011

Gynecomastia and BDD

If you think it's unusual for men to develop problems with their body image - not so. In working with men with gynecomas...

How to Talk to Your Son About Gynecomastia

December 5, 2011

How to Talk to Your Son about Gynecomastia

If your son is growing a case of man boobs, you’ll want to think about how to support him. As a practice highly exper...

prolactinoma and gynecomastia

December 1, 2011

Gynecomastia and Prolactinoma

If you have developed gynecomastia at a time when your hormone levels should be relatively stable, you may want to consi...

travel for gynecomastia surgery

December 1, 2011

Gynecomastia Surgery Abroad?

It may sound enticing: male breast reduction at a lower cost and a vacation in an exotic locale to boot. It's no wonder ...

Manhattan gynecomastia

October 18, 2011

Gynecomastia Surgery and Hormone Levels

Here in Manhattan, gynecomastia patients tend to be fairly savvy about their condition. Many are aware that hormones alm...

gynecomastia Manhattan

October 8, 2011

Gynecomastia and Propecia

We find that, for most men we work with - whether we talk online, by phone or in person in our offices in Manhattan - th...

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...

Manhattan gynecomastia

September 23, 2011

Gynecomastia and Other Medical Conditions

The questions we field about man boobs run the gamut--whether we are responding to postings on community-oriented sites ...

Tuberous Gynecomastia

August 23, 2011

Puffy Nipples or Tuberous Man Boobs?

We suggest that each patient with gynecomastia in South Florida seek the best man boob surgeon they can find, of course....

Teen Gynecomastia

August 22, 2011

Teen Gynecomastia

For most young people, adolescence is a difficult time of life. For young men who develop man boobs, the teen years can ...

gynecomastia or male breast cancer

August 15, 2011

Gynecomastia or Male Breast Cancer?

As noted on a leading gynecomastia resource website, gynecomastia.org, some men worry that their developing gynecomastia...

Areola Reduction: Do You Need It?

July 14, 2011

Areola Reduction: Do You Need It?

Many gynecomastia patients are concerned about overly large areolas. Therefore, it's not unusual for patients who make a...

male breast reduction

July 10, 2011

Gynecomastia and Your Weight

Gynecomastia and excess weight often go hand-in-hand. It makes sense when you consider that, for many patients, the unde...

your gynecomastia consultation

June 15, 2011

Gynecomastia Surgery: Your Consultation

Once you've found a few plastic surgeons you might be interested in working with, it's time to arrange consultations. Th...

How to Choose a Gynecomastia Surgeon

June 12, 2011

How to Choose a Gynecomastia Surgeon

Whether you live in the Alaskan backcountry or right here in New York, choosing a male breast reduction surgeon may feel...

Fibrous Gynecomastia? Fat? What is it?!

June 10, 2011

Fibrous Gynecomastia? Fat? What is it?!

If you browse sites like gynecomastia.org, you'll notice many men struggling to understand--even obsessing over--what's ...

should you fly in for gynecomastia surgery

June 5, 2011

Gynecomastia Surgery: Should You Fly In?

Should you consider flying in to another area of the country for gynecomastia surgery, or any other procedure? Of cours...

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