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Avoiding Finasteride-Triggered Man Boobs

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It’s a cruel choice, isn’t it? Gradually lose your hair or risk a case of man boobs. It’s a known fact: Finasteride (marketed as Propecia or Proscar), an often-effective treatment for balding, can cause man boobs. New York guys often ask us about this, wanting to know more about the risk. We advise them that … »

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Two Paths to Follow for Gynecomastia

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We answered a question in a gynecomastia.org forum the other day about the best way to get started on the route toward gynecomastia surgery. The poster, now a father with kids who need to learn to swim, finally felt ready to go ahead with the procedure so he can be comfortable taking the young ones … »

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Don’t Dodge the Details!

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We get it—arriving at the decision to have gynecomastia surgery is a journey involving research, careful thought and emotional ups and downs. It’s easy to let some of the smaller details slip by. But take the advice we give our New York man boob patients, don’t ignore some of the secondary aspects of this cosmetic … »

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Man Boob Surgeons: Plastic vs. Cosmetic

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We got a surprise as we were browsing the forums on gynecomastia.org the other day, and not a good one! In case you’re not familiar with the site, it’s an informational, community-oriented place for men and boys with enlarged breasts to learn about their condition and share information. Many of our New York man boob … »

Thursday, March 26, 2020

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