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Revision Gynecomastia Surgery

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Category Archives: Expectations

Gynecomastia Surgery: A Little Mystery is Good

New York gynecomastia

We love the guys we work with! It’s a joy to serve men and boys with gynecomastia in New York and help them on the road to a new life. We’ve heard their worries too. What’s “in there?” Is it really breast gland? How bad is my case of man boobs? Living with a prominent … »

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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

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

Cancelling Gynecomastia Surgery

gynecomastia expert

In our experience working with guys with man boobs in New York, when someone cancels surgery it most often means a scheduling issue has come up or they’ve come down with a cold or the flu. But occasionally, we run across someone who cancels because of some kind of internal battle. Here are some of … »

Friday, February 16, 2018

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