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Archives: March 2012

The Ideal Male Physique?

the ideal male physique?

It’s pretty obvious that the “ideal” female physique has changed throughout history. You don’t have to be a scholar to be aware that pleasingly plump figures were en vogue in the Baroque era, partly due to work of the painter Peter Paul Rubens (hence the term “Rubenesque” sometimes used to refer to a full-figured woman). … »

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Gynecomastia Surgery Numbers Holding Steady

gynecomastia surgery in NY

What can you say about a statistic that remains about the same year after year? In the case of the number of men electing gynecomastia surgery in New York and across the nation, one way to characterize the group is “holding steady.” That’s just what the recently released annual statistics of the American Society for … »

Saturday, March 24, 2012

A Few Habits to Re-evaluate Before Gynecomastia Surgery

gynecomastia and marijuana

When we visit with patients considering male breast reduction in New York, we always ask about their lifestyle. Our purpose is not to pass judgment – not at all! The goal is to help each man understand whether their activities may have inadvertently contributed to their moobs, and how to ensure they achieve the best … »

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Male Breast Reduction and Acne

male breast reduction and acne

Some of our New York gynecomastia patients suffer double anguish over the look of their chest: man boobs and acne. One of the first orders of business in the consultation room is to talk through how to perform male breast reduction safely for these men and adolescents. First, we reassure patients with acne that it … »

Sunday, March 18, 2012

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