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Category Archives: Decision Making

Confused About Anesthesia for Gynecomastia Surgery?

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Many guys we talk with about man boobs in New York and online express confusion about anesthesia for gynecomastia surgery. It’s no wonder it can be hard to figure out what’s best when even doctors seem to disagree. You probably know that general anesthesia is used most often, but perhaps you don’t like the idea … »

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Surprising Benefits of Man Boob Surgery

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Not many guys with moobs need to be told about the benefits of gynecomastia surgery. The coveted masculine contours are front and center in their thoughts every day. That’s why you don’t see dozens of blog posts from us about what life after male breast reduction is like— our New York man boob patients often … »

Monday, January 7, 2019

Real Patient Question: Do I Need an Ultrasound?

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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

Gynecomastia Treatment Options and Outcomes

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After thirty years of experience performing man boob surgery in New York, talking with men and boys with moobs and advising members of gynecomastia.org, we are confident we’ve heard about all the treatment options and “remedies” available out there. We’re happy to share our input with you, so you can understand more about what works … »

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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