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? ...

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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...

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...

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January 26, 2021

When to Call us After Man Boob Surgery

New Yorkers aren’t known to be shy to speak up, that’s for sure. And that’s a good thing when we’re talking abo...

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...

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December 5, 2020

Nipple Reduction 101

It might feel just a bit cringe-worthy, we’ll give you that, but nipple reduction in New York at our practice is actua...

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!...

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...

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...

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...

Real Patient Question: Will I Need Drains?

December 17, 2019

Real Patient Question: Will I Need Drains?

It’s a question we field both online and in our New York man boob consultations: will I need drains after surgery? We...

New York Gynecomastia Play-by-Play

November 19, 2019

Gynecomastia Play-by-Play

A big reason guys get nervous before gynecomastia surgery is they don’t know exactly what to expect. Keeping in mind ...

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 New ...

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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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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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...

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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...

Massage After Gynecomastia Surgery

April 28, 2018

Massage After Gynecomastia Surgery

Here's a question we often hear in our New York gynecomastia consultation room and online as well: does massage help wit...

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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...

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...

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 ...

A Small Gynecomastia Revision? 3 Things to Consider

September 27, 2017

A Small Gynecomastia Revision? 3 Things to Consider

We fielded a question via gynecomastia.org recently. A young man had posted before and after gynecomastia photos and wa...

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 in New York over the years, you...

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...

Top 5 Takeaways from New Transgender Surgery Study

July 9, 2017

Top 5 Takeaways from New Transgender Surgery Study

New information on transgender surgery is so welcome. We were delighted to spot an article in The Rainbow Times highlig...

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June 22, 2017

Top 3 Reasons for Post-op Puffy Nipples

We give time regularly to help guys online because we know that, for some, gynecomastia is a significant obstacle to fee...

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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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Does Donald Trump Have Moobs?

September 18, 2016

Does Donald Trump Have Moobs?

Everyone seems to be talking about Donald Trump nowadays; we thought perhaps we should join in! From his political views...

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...

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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...

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October 2, 2015

Gynecomastia & Scar Tissue: 5 Things to Know

We sometimes think of excess scar tissue formation after gynecomastia surgery as "the gorilla in the room" - not because...

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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June 15, 2015

Top 5 Ways Celebrities with Man Boobs Cope

Ordinary guys who don't elect male breast reduction surgery struggle to "deal and conceal." If Internet gossip is any i...

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...

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 ...

Real Patient Question: Do You Remove all the Gland?

March 10, 2015

Real Patient Question: Do You Remove all the Gland?

Here's an inquiry we fielded recently from a real guy with gynecomastia. We actually hear this question quite often: D...

The Beckham Boob Bandwagon

October 3, 2014

The Beckham Boob Bandwagon

If you follow plastic surgery in the media, you may have read - perhaps with some amusement - that more men are electing...

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 fr...

Risperdal gynecomastia

March 18, 2014

The Risperdal/Gynecomastia Saga, a Summary

As a practice specializing in male breast reduction surgery, we have followed the media buzz about Risperdal, gynecomast...

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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...

Unhappy with Gynecomastia Surgery Results?

January 24, 2014

Unhappy with Gynecomastia Surgery Results?

Guys with man boobs often feel that there could be few things worse in life than having actual breasts.  One of them mi...

The Wonderful-Sometimes Wacky-World of Healing

May 27, 2013

The Wonderful-Sometimes Wacky-World of Healing

When we consult with patients about male breast reduction in New York, we cover many topics. None is more important for ...

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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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May 13, 2013

Realistic Expectations and Surgical Results: The Top 3 Variables

"Realistic expectations" is a concept every patient should hear about from their plastic surgeon. In our practice, we ma...

Fat Grafting Can Improve Poor Gynecomastia Surgery Results

October 4, 2012

Fat Grafting Can Improve Poor Gynecomastia Surgery Results

Once in a while we consult with a New York gynecomastia patient whose surgeon removed too much fat or breast gland. Ofte...

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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...

How Long Does Male Breast Reduction Surgery Take?

May 16, 2012

How Long Does Male Breast Reduction Surgery Take?

When our New York male breast reduction patients ask how long surgery will take, our answer is - as you might guess - "i...

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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 surgery

March 24, 2012

Gynecomastia Surgery Numbers Holding Steady

What can you say about a statistic that remains about the same year after year? In the case of the number of men electin...

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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...

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February 20, 2012

Gynecomastia by the Numbers

If you think gynecomastia is a relatively new phenomenon - or at least that it is extra prevalent nowadays due steroid u...

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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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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 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 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...

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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 ...

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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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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....

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...

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...

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July 4, 2011

Gynecomastia Scars: What to Expect

"Where will the incisions be placed?" "What will my gynecomastia scars look like?" These are questions every man who's...

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June 28, 2011

Achieving Symmetry in Gynecomastia Surgery

Something we expect every one of our New York gynecomastia patients to ask is whether he will look natural after surgery...

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...

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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...

After Gynecomastia Surgery: Managing Swelling

May 7, 2011

After Gynecomastia Surgery: Managing Swelling

We often answer questions on discussion boards and forums about gynecomastia, and very frequently on gynecomastia.org. W...

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