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Insurance Coverage for Gynecomastia: Your Strategy

man boobs and insurance

It’s a recurring theme for our New York gynecomastia patients, and sometimes the distress and frustration come through loud and clear: How can I get my insurance company to cover gynecomastia surgery? Unfortunately, the answer remains, “not easily.” Insurance companies generally consider male breast reduction to be a cosmetic procedure, making it routine for them … »

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Transitioning: Transgender Surgery May not Be the Hard Part

transgender surgery

Now that society is beginning to embrace transgender citizens, life must be better for those who were “born in the wrong body,” right? Yes and no. There’s no denying that transgender people are benefiting from more attention in the media. With a handful or two of celebrities proudly “out,” transgender citizens are increasingly able to … »

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Popular Advice for Man Boobs

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We spotted another online article just a few days ago dealing with man boobs. Good advice was plentiful in the piece published in The Men’s Journal; unfortunately none of it is very helpful when it comes to getting rid of enlarged male breasts (called gynecomastia in medical circles). Although the article offers several tips, they … »

Monday, August 3, 2015

Epidemic of Man Boobs?

epidemic of man boobs

According to an online source of news from India, there’s a dramatic increase in the cases of gynecomastia in that country. An issue of Firstpost India last month called it an “epidemic” of man boobs, and posed the question whether Bollywood or diet is to blame. While there’s much that makes sense in this article, … »

Friday, July 17, 2015

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