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...

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...

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...

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!...

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...

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...

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January 20, 2020

Gynecomastia and Insurance: Two Paths

There’s no shortage of reasons to complain about health insurance these days. But trying to get coverage for gynecoma...

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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Becoming a Gynecomastia Specialist

November 25, 2018

Becoming a Gynecomastia Specialist

One of the most interesting questions we've ever fielded on gynecomastia.org was from a medical student. The student won...

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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Male Nipples 101

February 20, 2017

Male Nipples 101

For many of our male patients in New York, gynecomastia is the main complaint. But we also see plenty of guys who are u...

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...

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...

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...

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April 20, 2012

Help Me Find a Gynecomastia Specialist!

There was an interesting discussion on gynecomastia.org early this month. A man with gynecomastia, not a New York or Cal...

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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...

Plastic Surgeons for Men

April 5, 2012

Plastic Surgeons for Men

No, that title's not a typo. There are plenty of places on the Web to find information on "plastic surgery for men;" we ...

New York gynecomastia

February 6, 2012

Gynecomastia: How We Got Started

We enjoy telling how we got started specializing in male breast reduction. Thirty-five years ago, when we established o...

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...

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December 22, 2011

Gynecomastia Surgery: A Custom Fit

If you visit a prospective gynecomastia surgeon who can tell you exactly what he or she will do during your procedure, a...

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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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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 ...

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....

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...

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...

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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