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Revision Gynecomastia Surgery

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Archives: July 2018

Is Gynecomastia on the Rise?

gynecomastia surgery on the rise

We spotted a couple of articles recently with headlines asserting that gynecomastia is on the rise. When we read the entire text, the pieces turned out to be about man boob causes and remedies, without including proof that the incidence of the condition is actually increasing. But they did cause us to stop and think. … »

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Telling Parents About Gynecomastia: What Can Happen

New York teens with gynecomastia

We often write posts about New York teens with gynecomastia, like the one we published several days ago offering articles to convince parents that male breast reduction can be a valid option for young guys. The fact is, there’s a special place in our hearts for adolescents with gynecomastia, especially those who struggle to broach … »

Friday, July 13, 2018

Real Patient Question: Why Use the Term “Realistic Expectations” for Gynecomastia Surgery?

New York gynecomastia

There’s a question posted in a man boobs forum about why doctors talk about “realistic expectations” when it comes to gynecomastia surgery. The guy who created the post seemed to think that using the term is a way to establish a disclaimer before the procedure. As if the results could easily be sub par and … »

Monday, July 2, 2018

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