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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

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

Beer Boobs: The Real Story

IPAs and man boobs

Oh, say it ain’t so! Beer can cause man boobs? Last month, an article in the online magazine Vice reported that beer—specifically IPA—can cause men to sprout breasts. We’re here to tell you it ain’t so, or at least that you probably don’t have anything to worry about. Even if India Pale Ale is your … »

Friday, September 15, 2017

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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