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Gynecomastia & Scar Tissue: 5 Things to Know

scarring after gynecomastia surgery

We sometimes think of excess scar tissue formation after gynecomastia surgery as “the gorilla in the room” – not because it happens so often (it doesn’t) but because it can be tricky to deal with. And, we readily acknowledge, when unusual scar tissue appears, it can be disappointing for the patient. Over our three decades … »

Friday, October 2, 2015

How to Find a Good Gynecomastia Compression Garment

compression shirt

When we consult with guys suffering from gynecomastia in NY, we’re happy to help them find a good compression garment whether they choose to undergo male breast reduction or not. When a patient elects gynecomastia surgery, a compression garment is a must for the recovery process. For those who decide to forgo cosmetic surgery, one … »

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Four Steps to a Quick Gynecomastia Surgery Recovery

Four Steps to a Quick Gynecomastia Surgery Recover

One universal goal our New York gynecomastia patients have is a smooth and speedy recovery. Here are the four steps we advise our patients to take to help ensure a quick recovery – and a great result. Step 1: Prepare Thoroughly for Male Breast Reduction Preparing for gynecomastia surgery is a process in itself. Once … »

Friday, January 27, 2012

Exercise Before and After Gynecomastia Surgery

Exercise Before and After Gynecomastia Surgery

We’re pleased that so many of our New York City gynecomastia patients are fitness-minded, and we’re happy to share information about how to modify workout schedules to accommodate male breast reduction surgery. Before Gynecomastia Surgery Patients sometimes ask about exercising before male breast reduction surgery to build chest muscles. We do encourage our patients to … »

Friday, December 30, 2011

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