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Yearly Archives: 2020

Avoiding Finasteride-Triggered Man Boobs

risk of gynecomastia with Finasteride

It’s a cruel choice, isn’t it? Gradually lose your hair or risk a case of man boobs. It’s a known fact: Finasteride (marketed as Propecia or Proscar), an often-effective treatment for balding, can cause man boobs. New York guys often ask us about this, wanting to know more about the risk. We advise them that … »

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Breezing Through Gynecomastia Surgery

gynecomastia surgery in New York

A recent patient, Shaun, wrote to us about how comfortable he found it to work with us. We were delighted to hear this! Putting New York gynecomastia patients at ease is a priority in our practice. We are well aware that many guys with moobs never dreamed they’d actually cross the threshold of a plastic … »

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

What Type of Gynecomastia Do You Have?

3 types of man boobs

What are the various types of gynecomastia? Which kind do you have? And, most importantly, how will the tissue affect the strategy best suited for your man boob surgery? New York patients most often come to their consultations with us having some idea about “what’s in there.” They know that unwanted breast growth can be … »

Friday, October 9, 2020

What if it Isn’t Gynecomastia?

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Is this you? You’ve fretted about your man boobs for a long time and struggled to disguise them in whatever ways you could dream up. Then, you decide to do some research and the horrible thought occurs to you: what if your enlarged breasts indicate something else is going on? What if it’s worse than … »

Friday, September 18, 2020

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