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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...

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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...

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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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 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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

should you gain weight to hide man boobs?

January 2, 2017

Top 5 Dumb Things to Do for Man Boobs

We understand the sense of desperation some guys feel about their man boobs. After thirty years of meeting men and teen...

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 ...

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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...

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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...

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...

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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...

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 ...

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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...

Real Patient Question: What Are My Payment Options?

May 21, 2015

Real Patient Question: What Are My Payment Options?

A topic that comes up for most patients who consult us about gynecomastia in New York concerns how to pay for surgery. ...

A Surprising Thing About Teen Gynecomastia

May 7, 2015

A Surprising Thing About Teen Gynecomastia

We have met with hundreds of teens suffering from gynecomastia in New York over our thirty years in practice, and there'...

3 Reasons Why Losing Weight Won’t Lose You the Moobs

April 6, 2015

3 Reasons Why Losing Weight Won’t Lose You the Moobs

It seems quite logical to think that if you have gynecomastia, dropping some pounds will improve the appearance of your ...

Alternatives to Gynecomastia Surgery

May 14, 2014

Alternatives to Gynecomastia Surgery

Are there ways to treat moobs without surgery? As a recognized "go-to" source of information about enlarged male breasts...

Of Moobs, Marijuana and Making Changes

April 17, 2014

Of Moobs, Marijuana and Making Changes

If you're considering surgery for gynecomastia and you smoke marijuana, you're facing an interesting challenge. You prob...

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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...

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August 13, 2013

Gynecomastia and Finasteride

We see dozens of patients for gynecomastia in New York each year who are taking finasteride in one form or the other (Pr...

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...

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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...

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...

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May 20, 2013

Non-Surgical Cures for Man Boobs?

We have noticed an uptick in Internet activity promoting non-surgical cures for gynecomastia. Any scheme designed to rel...

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August 2, 2012

Gynecomastia.org: Bigger and Better

Those of you who are fans of gynecomastia.org will be happy to know that the community is poised to grow! The website wi...

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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...

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April 11, 2012

Gynecomastia Resources for You

By the time they consult us about male breast reduction, our New York patients have typically done quite a bit of resear...

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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...

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February 9, 2012

Gynecomastia: Exercise Can Make it Worse?

It may sound counterintuitive, but it's true: exercise can make man boobs look even more prominent. We realize it may s...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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September 20, 2011

Gynecomastia and Body Building

When body builders come to consult us about gynecomastia in New York, they frequently express a great deal of frustratio...

A Gynecomastia Myth: Exercise Can Fix It

August 31, 2011

A Gynecomastia Myth: Exercise Can Fix It

One of the great things about the Internet is also one of its biggest drawbacks: the variable nature of the information ...

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 ...

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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...

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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...

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 ...

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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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May 29, 2011

Causes of Gynecomastia: Lavender and Tea Tree Oil?

The story has been kicking around the Internet so long it has the feel of an urban legend: lavender and tea tree oil can...

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