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Revision Gynecomastia Surgery

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Category Archives: Healing

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

Animation Deformities After Gynecomastia Surgery

gynecomastia revision New York

Gynecomastia revision candidates in New York and online sometimes ask us about odd looking craters and dents when they flex without realizing they’re called “animation deformities.” It’s worthwhile exploring this topic because it’s not often talked about related to male breast reduction. In fact, if you search for information on the Internet, you’ll find that … »

Friday, May 25, 2018

Massage After Gynecomastia Surgery

New York gynecomastia

Here’s a question we often hear in our New York gynecomastia consultation room and online as well: does massage help with scar tissue after man boob surgery? Our answer is usually along the lines of “yes, no, maybe.” The topic is actually more complicated than it might seem at first. Internal Scar Tissue When guys … »

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Perfection, Plastic Surgery and New York Gynecomastia Patients

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Late last year, a pair of U.K. researchers published a study in the Psychological Bulletin, a publication of the American Psychological Association, on the growing trend of perfectionism in Western culture. Through thirty years of experience in practice, we believe we see the same trend in our New York plastic surgery patients. In honest discussions … »

Sunday, January 14, 2018

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