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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...

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...

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...

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 in-office man boob consultations: will I need drains after surgery? ...

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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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...

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...

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...

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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...

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February 26, 2018

Puffy Nipples: Big Little Challenges

Like mosquito bites and paper cuts, puffy nipples create an annoyance factor far beyond their size for many guys who hav...

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...

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 ...

Sleep After Gynecomastia Surgery: 5 Tips

October 9, 2017

Sleep After Gynecomastia Surgery: 5 Tips

One question our New York gynecomastia patients don’t always think to ask ahead of time is about sleeping after surger...

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 beer...

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...

After Gynecomastia Surgery: A Roller Coaster?

July 13, 2017

After Gynecomastia Surgery: A Roller Coaster?

If you elect to have surgery for gynecomastia with us here in New York or another experienced plastic surgeon, you’ll ...

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...

Real Patient Question: Surgery and/or Liposuction for Gynecomastia?

March 7, 2017

Real Patient Question: Surgery and/or Liposuction for Gynecomastia?

We fielded a question on gynecomastia.org the other day about surgical technique. The prospective patient was apparentl...

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...

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January 21, 2016

Craters of the Moobs

Each cosmetic surgery procedure comes with its own set of possible risks and complications—particularly when a patient...

A Loan for Gynecomastia Surgery: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

November 19, 2015

A Loan for Gynecomastia Surgery: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

Cosmetic procedures are not inexpensive, and we understand it can be frustrating for our patients in New York to fund gy...

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...

Dating and Moobs

August 1, 2014

Dating and Moobs

Does having moobs affect a guy's dating life? Of course there's no one answer to this question, unless the answer is,...

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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...

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...

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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