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Yearly Archives: 2016

A Gynecomastia Primer

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Having worked with guys with gynecomastia in New York for more than three decades, we’re accustomed to taking deep dives into the subject in our blog. Everything from the best compression garments to surgery statistics to areola reduction—you name it, we’ve covered it. We think it’s a good idea to step back once in a … »

Monday, December 19, 2016

Gynecomastia: Consider the Cause

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If you have been researching gynecomastia and male breast reduction surgery for some time, you probably know that pinpointing the cause of a particular case can be tricky. Perhaps you’ve concluded the same thing gynecomastia experts know: there’s much the medical profession understands about man boobs and much more still to learn. In our three … »

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Teen Gynecomastia Surgery: Wait Until 18?

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We’ve often heard it said that adolescent boys with overdeveloped breasts should wait until at least age 18 to have male breast reduction surgery. And so have many of our New York teen gynecomastia patients. So, do we subscribe to that theory? Not really. We understand why some primary care doctors and even plastic surgeons … »

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Sweating the Moobs: How is Hyperhidrosis Like Gynecomastia?

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Strictly speaking—and medically speaking—hyperhidrosis is not like gynecomastia at all. Excessive sweating and development of female-like breast tissue in men don’t have similar triggers, don’t occur together except coincidentally and aren’t related in any other physiological ways we can think of. But if you take a step back, there are ways in which these two … »

Thursday, November 17, 2016

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