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Specializing in Primary &
Revision Gynecomastia Surgery

815 Park Avenue New York, NY 10021
Category Archives: Overweight Men

We Don’t Do the Donut!

gynecomastia scar revision

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

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

Is Gynecomastia on the Rise?

gynecomastia surgery on the rise

We spotted a couple of articles recently with headlines asserting that gynecomastia is on the rise. When we read the entire text, the pieces turned out to be about man boob causes and remedies, without including proof that the incidence of the condition is actually increasing. But they did cause us to stop and think. … »

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Man Boob Surgery: It Takes Two

both liposuction and gland removal for man boob surgery

We couldn’t help but chuckle when we read a recent opinion posted by a member of gynecomastia.org. This patient had visited four prospective doctors, two who recommended liposuction only, one who said gland excision only would do it, and one who advised that both would be needed. What I learned in my experience of shopping … »

Monday, July 17, 2017

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