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Blog: 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...

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 ...

testosterone and gynecomastia

August 16, 2021

Testosterone and Gynecomastia

We field lots of questions about testosterone online at gynecomastia.org and in our man boobs consultations in South Flo...

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...

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...

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 t...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 are much better informed than pati...

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...

Soy and Man Boobs

January 29, 2019

Soy and Man Boobs

They say “what goes around, comes around,” and nothing could fit this old cliché better than supposed causes of man...

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...

Should You Try Tamoxifen for Gynecomastia?

December 22, 2018

Should You Try Tamoxifen for Gynecomastia?

Even when people have a strong desire to change their appearance, few rush immediately down to their local cosmetic surg...

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...

Telling Parents About Gynecomastia: What Can Happen

July 13, 2018

Telling Parents About Gynecomastia: What Can Happen

We often write posts about teens with gynecomastia, like the one we published several days ago offering articles to conv...

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...

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 ...

Lavender, Tea Tree Oil and Man Boobs in the News Again

March 27, 2018

Lavender, Tea Tree Oil and Man Boobs in the News Again

The most perplexing puzzle about gynecomastia is what’s behind each case. Don’t get us wrong—there’s a lot the m...

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...

Beer Boobs: The Real Story

September 15, 2017

Beer Boobs: The Real Story

Oh, say it ain’t so! Beer can cause man boobs? Last month, an article in the online magazine Vice reported that bee...

Idiopathic Gynecomastia: What Does it Mean?

September 6, 2017

Idiopathic Gynecomastia: What Does it Mean?

If you have enlarged male breasts, like thousands of guys we’ve treated for man boobs over the years, you’ve probabl...

steroids and gynecomastia

August 23, 2017

Steroids and Gynecomastia: Some Thoughts

If a substance is a known cause of gynecomastia, or man boobs, you shouldn’t take it, right? Seems simple enough, but ...

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...

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...

Sweating the Moobs: How is Hyperhidrosis Like Gynecomastia?

November 17, 2016

Sweating the Moobs: How is Hyperhidrosis Like Gynecomastia?

Strictly speaking—and medically speaking—hyperhidrosis is not like gynecomastia at all. Excessive sweating and devel...

When You’re Sweating, and it’s Not the Small Stuff

August 16, 2016

When You’re Sweating, and it’s Not the Small Stuff

For some people, they are the twin embarrassments of summer: hyperhidrosis and bromhidrosis. You may be able to tell wha...

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...

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 ...

How Bad Are My Man Boobs?

July 29, 2014

How Bad is Your Case of Man Boobs?

How bad are my man boobs? How does my case look in comparison to other guys you treat? These are questions we field f...

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...

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...

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...

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