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Specializing in Primary &
Revision Gynecomastia Surgery

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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

Becoming a Gynecomastia Specialist

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One of the most interesting questions we’ve ever fielded on gynecomastia.org was from a medical student. The student wondered how plastic surgeons decide to give the procedure a focus in their practices and asked for input on how to become a specialist. Are these valid questions patients could ask when evaluating prospective cosmetic surgeons? We … »

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Gynecomastia Risks: Which Are Worth It?

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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

We Don’t Do the Donut!

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We’re not talking about breakfast pastries here, though we do try to stay away from those too. What we mean when we say we’re not fans of the donut is a procedure called a “donut mastopexy,” or male breast reduction surgery with an incision all the way around the areola. For the guys we treat … »

Saturday, October 13, 2018

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