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Teen Gynecomastia Study: A Little of Everything

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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

Real Patient Question: Articles to Convince Parents?

We spotted a post in the gynecomastia.org forum the other day—a young man was asking for help with articles to convince his parents that surgery could be appropriate. With more than three decades of experience with gynecomastia in New York, teen man boobs very much included, we have some resources and ideas to offer. It … »

Saturday, June 16, 2018

You CAN Tell your Parents You Have Man Boobs

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You’re a teenaged guy, you’ve had man boobs for more than two years. You’ve done quite a bit of research and decided you would like to have male breast reduction surgery. You’re healthy and your family can afford the procedure. So far, so good—but now you have to find a way to talk to your … »

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Teen Gynecomastia Surgery: Wait Until 18?

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We’ve often heard it said that adolescent boys with overdeveloped breasts should wait until at least age 18 to have male breast reduction surgery. And so have many of our New York teen gynecomastia patients. So, do we subscribe to that theory? Not really. We understand why some primary care doctors and even plastic surgeons … »

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

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