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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 at least monthly, and it’s our pleasure to meet them and share what we’ve learned...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 examination of a...

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...

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 prob...

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, patients occasionally face an obstacle or two. Some ne...

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 patients have a concern or two about ...

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-five plus years of meeting men...

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...

Insurance Coverage for Gynecomastia: Your Strategy

August 20, 2015

Insurance Coverage for Gynecomastia: Your Strategy

It's a recurring theme for our gynecomastia patients, and sometimes the distress and frustration come through loud and c...

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...

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 brea...

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...

man boobs

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...

acne and male breast reduction

March 18, 2012

Male Breast Reduction and Acne

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

Klinefelter Syndrome: Should You Worry?

February 27, 2012

Klinefelter Syndrome: Should You Worry?

Occasionally we'll see a patient with gynecomastia in our South Florida consultation room who is concerned he may have K...

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...

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 experi...

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....

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 ...

tea tree oil and gynecomastia

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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