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Spoiler Alert: Gynecomastia Recovery

gynecomastia surgery New York

Just like at our practice in New York, gynecomastia patients across the U.S. receive reams of paper prior to surgery to let them know how to prepare for a smooth recovery and how to manage challenges the body may have in store. But we are well aware that most patients don’t make it through every … »

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Gynecomastia Wound Healing, Scar Tissue, Massage and More

gynecomastia in New York

You may not appreciate this if you’ve had surgery or an injury recently, but scar tissue truly is one of the body’s many marvels. It forms during the healing process and closes and protects the sites of injuries and surgical wounds. One healthcare company puts it like this, “the body works in wondrous ways to … »

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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

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