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Teen Gynecomastia Study: A Little of Everything

teen gynecomastia New York

It pleased us, perplexed us and perturbed us all at once. We’re talking about a study of teens with man boobs published last month in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. We are not endocrinologists, but we have worked with our share of adolescents with gynecomastia in New York for more than 30 years. … »

Sunday, February 9, 2020

The Survey Says: Gynecomastia Surgery 98% “Worth It”

New York gynecomastia

If you have ever wondered whether men who choose gynecomastia surgery find the procedure “worth it,” you don’t need to speculate any longer. RealSelf just announced its “2020 Most Worth It Ranking” – a list of top-rated cosmetic procedures as rated by patients. Gynecomastia surgery tied for third place on the list of worthwhile surgical … »

Monday, February 3, 2020

What’s in a Name?

man boobs New York

We were responding to questions in the “ask a surgeon” forum on gynecomastia.org the other day when we ran into an engaging debate. A few guys were discussing the merits of various terms used to describe man boobs, including: • Pseudogynecomastia • Pure gynecomastia • Glandular gynecomastia Interestingly, the discussion got rather heated! You may … »

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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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