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Specializing in Primary &
Revision Gynecomastia Surgery

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Real Patient Question: Do I Need an Ultrasound?

ultrasound for gynecomastia

Earlier this month, a member of gynecomastia.org asked whether it’s a good idea to have an ultrasound to determine what kind of tissue causes enlarged breasts (which he had done). We chimed in with two other gynecomastia specialists to give both short and more detailed answers. The short answer we all agree upon is, NO! … »

Friday, December 28, 2018

Gynecomastia Risks: Which Are Worth It?

medications and man boobs

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

Telemedicine and Gynecomastia

video consultation for gynecomastia

Telemedicine, “the remote delivery of health care services and clinical information using telecommunications technology,” can be a useful option for working with patients under certain circumstances. According to the American Telemedicine Association, more than half of all hospitals in the U.S. use some kind of telemedicine, and the number of patients reached is growing. On … »

Tuesday, October 23, 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

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