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Real Patient Question: What About Loose Skin?

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Being inclined to scrutinize every aspect of their man boobs frequently, many guys notice they have a bit of loose skin on their chest in addition to puffy nipples, lumps of gland tissue and other features of gynecomastia. Here’s a common patient question we answered recently: Will loose skin be taken care of when the … »

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Greece to NYC: Gynecomastia Surgery Through the Years

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Long before there were anabolic steroids, drugs that impacted the hormone system and other known and suspected man boob triggers, men still struggled with gynecomastia. The term dates back to the 2nd century A.D. Galen, a Greek physician and philosopher, first used “gynecomastia” to describe “female-like breasts” he observed in some of his patients. Galen’s … »

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Real Patient Question: Do You Remove all the Gland?

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Here’s an inquiry we fielded recently from a real guy with gynecomastia. We actually hear this question quite often: Do you remove all the gland during gynecomastia surgery? We always deliver our answer in two parts. The first part is “yes,” we remove all the gland that’s directly under the nipple. That’s the excess breast … »

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Man with Gynecomastia Wins First Risperdal Trial

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There’s good news for men who developed gynecomastia after taking the drug Risperdal. Just a few days ago in Philadelphia, a jury ordered the manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, to pay a 20-year old man $2.5 million dollars in damages after he developed size 46 DD breasts while taking the anti-psychotic drug as a teen. Johnson … »

Thursday, March 5, 2015

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