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...

about teen gynecomastia

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...

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...

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...

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...

A Sunken Look After Gynecomastia Surgery

November 5, 2019

A Sunken Look After Gynecomastia Surgery

Just the other day we answered a question on gynecomastia.org about the occurrence of sunken chests and inverted nipples...

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...

gynecomastia surgery New York

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...

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...

medications and man boobs

November 1, 2018

Gynecomastia Risks: Which Are Worth It?

We’re sometimes asked about the risks of taking certain medications and other possible man boobs triggers in our New Y...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

gynecomastia and Kennedy's Disease

December 28, 2017

When Gynecomastia is a Symptom

For most guys, man boobs are “a thing” in and of themselves, a curse with no known origin or with a suspected cause ...

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...

maintaining gynecomastia surgery results

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...

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 ...

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...

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 pro...

post-op puffy nipples

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...

man boob myths

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...

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...

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 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...

gynecomastia New York

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...

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...

plastic surgery after weight loss

July 5, 2015

Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss for Guys

Inspirational, isn't it? The whole country seems to be getting on the weight loss/fitness bandwagon. TV shows like The...

celebrities with man boobs

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...

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'...

gynecomastia and body builders

February 5, 2015

Gynecomastia Surgery: The Challenge of Achieving Good Results for Bodybuilders

Of the hundreds of guys who consult us about gynecomastia surgery in NYC, bodybuilders are often the most frustrated abo...

Male Bodies After Weight Loss

January 14, 2015

Male Bodies After Weight Loss

You see the side of weight loss where it's like amazing that this person lost all this weight, but you never see what ha...

gynecomastia and overweight guys

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...

adolescent gynecomastia

July 18, 2013

Teen Gynecomastia: The Known and Unknown

As if enlarged breasts weren't frustrating enough for young men, there is much medical professionals still don't know ab...

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...

adolescent gynecomastia

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...

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...

acne and male breast reduction

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...

bodybuilders gynecomastia

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...

Exercise Before and After Gynecomastia Surgery

December 30, 2011

Exercise Before and After Gynecomastia Surgery

We're pleased that so many of our New York City gynecomastia patients are fitness-minded, and we're happy to share infor...

gynecomastia Manhattan

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...

gynecomastia body builders

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...

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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