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Category Archives: gynecomastia surgery

Are The Teen Years A Good Time for Gynecomastia Surgery?

We spotted a couple of questions online from boys in their mid-teens asking whether surgery is a good choice to treat gynecomastia. Several plastic surgeons who may be less experienced or more cautious advised waiting until age 18. When we consult with teens in New York with gynecomastia who are interested in surgery, our answer … »

Thursday, April 4, 2019

My Case of Man Boobs: How Bad Is It?

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One of the most frequent questions we read in the forums on gynecomastia.org and answer in consultations is: how bad is it? Over the years we’ve treated man boobs in New York, we’ve realized there are several questions behind that first one. Guys are trying answer many things for themselves, such as: Does my chest … »

Thursday, May 18, 2017

How Bad Are My Man Boobs?

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How bad are my man boobs? How does my case look in relation to other patients you treat? These are frequent questions we field from men with gynecomastia in the NY area. The shortest answer we can give is, “If they bother you enough to consider surgery, they’re bad.” We always go on to a … »

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Who’s Not a Candidate for Male Breast Reduction?

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It’s typical for plastic surgery practices to discuss who’s a candidate for a procedure in terms of physical characteristics, age, psychological readiness and so on. But are there men with enlarged breasts who are not well suited for male breast reduction? New York patients usually are good candidates – more often than nine times out … »

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