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Archives: February 2012

Klinefelter Syndrome: Should You Worry?

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Occasionally we’ll see a patient with gynecomastia in our New York consultation room who is concerned he may have Klinefelter syndrome. We’d like to share some of our observations on the condition and perhaps put a few minds at ease. First, a little background. Klinefelter syndrome was named for Dr. Harry Klinefelter who, along with … »

Monday, February 27, 2012

Gynecomastia by the Numbers

Gynecomastia by the Numbers

If you think gynecomastia is a relatively new phenomenon – or at least that it is extra prevalent nowadays due steroid use, or perhaps increased levels of hormones in the food supply – learning a few more facts and figures may be eye opening for you. History We refer men to a variety of sources … »

Monday, February 20, 2012

Fine-Tuning Gynecomastia Surgery Results

Fine-Tuning Gynecomastia Surgery Results

Whether or not to have gynecomastia revision surgery is a decision you should make with a very experienced male breast reduction surgeon. In New York, we consult with several revision candidates each month and we provide an honest evaluation of each individual case. Invariably, some decide to leave well enough alone. But many times the … »

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Gynecomastia: Exercise Can Make it Worse?

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 seem a bit ironic too, perhaps even cruel. That’s because before considering male breast reduction, New York patients are often willing to pull out all the stops to reduce enlarged breasts, including spending hours in … »

Thursday, February 9, 2012

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