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Specializing in Primary &
Revision Gynecomastia Surgery

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Real Patient Question: Articles to Convince Parents?

adolescents with gynecomastia in New York

We spotted a post in the gynecomastia.org forum the other day—a young man was asking for help with articles to convince his parents that surgery could be appropriate. With more than three decades of experience with gynecomastia in New York, teen man boobs very much included, we have some resources and ideas to offer. It … »

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Moms and Moobs

moms and moobs

Unfortunately, guys who suffer from moobs are usually no strangers to ridicule. It can start in school, when the onset of gynecomastia is in adolescence (which it often is). Later on, friends at the gym or on the pool can give a young man a pretty hard time. In our New York gynecomastia consultation room, … »

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Korean Study Highlights Adolescent Gynecomastia

adolescent gynecomastia

In last month’s Aesthetic Plastic Surgery journal, the official publication of the International Aesthetic Plastic Surgery society, an interesting article was featured. Several Korean surgeons collaborated on a study of teen gynecomastia and published their results. The article summarizing their findings, titled The Characteristics and Short-Term Surgical Outcomes of Adolescent Gynecomastia, should prove intriguing to … »

Thursday, May 11, 2017

You CAN Tell your Parents You Have Man Boobs

tell your parents you have man boobs

You’re a teenaged guy, you’ve had man boobs for more than two years. You’ve done quite a bit of research and decided you would like to have male breast reduction surgery. You’re healthy and your family can afford the procedure. So far, so good—but now you have to find a way to talk to your … »

Saturday, January 21, 2017

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