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Archives: December 2019

Traveling for Gynecomastia Surgery: What About Post-Op Complications?

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So, you’re potentially willing to travel to work with a gynecomastia expert, but you’re worried about what will happen if you have a problem when you return home. It’s a valid concern. Having worked with guys from six continents over the years, we have discussed this topic often. Here’s what we tell our out of … »

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Real Patient Question: Will I Need Drains?

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It’s a question we field both online and in our New York man boob consultations: will I need drains after surgery? We understand the concern. To an active guy eagerly awaiting a much-improved torso, the thought of having drains passing through the skin after surgery can seem disconcerting. But we have good news and more … »

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

What’s in a Name?

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We were responding to questions in the “ask a surgeon” forum on gynecomastia.org the other day when we ran into an engaging debate. A few guys were discussing the merits of various terms used to describe man boobs, including: • Pseudogynecomastia • Pure gynecomastia • Glandular gynecomastia Interestingly, the discussion got rather heated! You may … »

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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