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Specializing in Primary &
Revision Gynecomastia Surgery

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Archives: April 2013

Minimally Invasive Gynecomastia Surgery

minimally invasive gynecomastia surgery

Someone who was looking to learn more about our New York gynecomastia surgery program recently asked us whether we performed minimally invasive male breast reduction. Also called “short scar” or “minimal scar” gynecomastia surgery, the procedure utilizes very small incisions that leave almost no trace of surgery after healing. Occasionally you’ll see this surgery referred … »

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Risperidone and Gynecomastia

risperidone and gynecomastia

Most men know that certain drugs can be linked to gynecomastia.In New York, we ask our patients in consultation about their use of top suspects – such as marijuana and steroids – and most men are prepared for these questions.But there are other, less widely used drugs that may also contribute to enlarged male breasts.Risperidone … »

Monday, April 15, 2013

Man Boobs: Taboo Subject No More

gynecomastia New York in the media

We have seen many changes we’ve seen since we performed our first male breast reduction in New York thirty years ago.Technology and techniques have improved, the demographics of people who are interested in cosmetic surgery have expanded and so on. One of the changes we’re very happy to have witnessed is the dramatic easing of … »

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Study Reveals Psychological Impact of Enlarged Breasts on Teen Boys

Study Reveals Psychological Impact of Enlarged Breasts on Teen Boys

The April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), reports on a new study of the effects of gynecomastia on adolescents. Not surprisingly, the study’s leader, Dr. Brian Labow, and his colleagues at Boston Children’s Hospital found that enlarged breasts have a negative impact on self-esteem … »

Thursday, April 4, 2013

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