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Archives: July 2011

Causes of Gynecomastia

gynecomastia in teens

What causes man boobs? In one form or another, we field this question over and over in online discussions on gynecomastia.org and in our consultation room in New York City. Gynecomastia sufferers sometimes seem almost desperate to know what’s behind their condition – undoubtedly so they can begin to figure out what to do about … »

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Preparing for Gynecomastia Surgery

preparing for New York gynecomastia surgery

You’ve chosen your gynecomastia surgeon and scheduled the procedure. Now that you’ve made the important decisions, you’re excited and perhaps a little apprehensive about your upcoming male breast reduction surgery. How can you best use these next few days or weeks? We suggest it’s time to prepare for gynecomastia surgery. Use the time before your … »

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Areola Reduction: Do You Need It?

Is For Victory

Many gynecomastia patients are concerned about overly large areolas. Therefore, it’s not unusual for patients who make appointments to discuss male breast reduction to ask about areola reduction too. Although we specialize in helping men feel content with their physiques with procedures like gynecomastia surgery, liposuction, torsoplasty and even nipple reduction, we don’t do areola … »

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Gynecomastia and Your Weight

Gynecomastia and Your Weight

Gynecomastia and excess weight often go hand-in-hand. It makes sense when you consider that, for many patients, the underlying cause of man boobs is mostly fatty tissue. It’s not too surprising that some men ask if they can have gynecomastia surgery when they’re not at their ideal weight. When we counsel overweight patients with gynecomastia … »

Sunday, July 10, 2011

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