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Category Archives: Expectations

Real Patient Question: How to Find a Gynecomastia Revision Specialist

revision gynecomastia surgery in New York

We happened across a question on RealSelf the other day. A patient was asking where he might find a gynecomastia revision specialist. We were a bit surprised at the answer one doctor gave, “I’m not sure there is such a thing.” We respectfully disagree! It’s true you won’t find one on any street corner, but … »

Thursday, February 7, 2019

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

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