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Specializing in Primary &
Revision Gynecomastia Surgery

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Category Archives: Causes

Real Patient Question: Do I Need an Ultrasound?

ultrasound for gynecomastia

Earlier this month, a member of gynecomastia.org asked whether it’s a good idea to have an ultrasound to determine what kind of tissue causes enlarged breasts (which he had done). We chimed in with two other gynecomastia specialists to give both short and more detailed answers. The short answer we all agree upon is, NO! … »

Friday, December 28, 2018

Should You Try Tamoxifen for Gynecomastia?

tamoxifen and gynecomastia

Even when people have a strong desire to change their appearance, few rush immediately down to their local cosmetic surgeon. Whether the goal is rejuvenation or enhancement/reduction of some body part, many patients first consider whether there may be alternatives to going under the knife. Guys who ultimately consult us about man boobs in New … »

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Take Our Steroid Quiz

bodybuilders with gynecomastia

Most people would probably agree: life in the digital age has its pros and cons. It’s easier than ever to track down information, for one thing, but there’s no guarantee that what you find on the Internet is accurate. This can be especially true when it comes to the world of medicine and related topics—everyone … »

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Gynecomastia Risks: Which Are Worth It?

medications and man boobs

We’re sometimes asked about the risks of taking certain medications and other possible man boobs triggers in our New York gynecomastia consultation room and by people online. Whether a substance is a known or suspected contributor to male breast enlargement, some may be worth taking the risk and some, not so much. Here are our … »

Thursday, November 1, 2018

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