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Elliot W. Jacobs, MD, FACS - Diplomate, American Board Of Plastic Surgery

Specializing in Primary &
Revision Gynecomastia Surgery

815 Park Avenue New York, NY 10021
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Craters of the Moobs

crater defect after gynecomastia surgery

Each cosmetic surgery procedure comes with its own set of possible risks and complications—particularly when a patient is in the hands of a less experienced plastic surgeon. Some risks—such as infection—are common to all surgeries. Some are specific to the particular procedure, such as problems related to breast implants. But none of the potential complications … »

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Moobs on the Brain

feelings about gynecomastia surgery

Many of you have heard that the most important sex organ is the brain. Makes sense, right? Among other things that may be going on in there, what’s happening in your head related to your own body image and sense of self is key to a satisfying intimate life. We give similar input to guys … »

Friday, January 8, 2016

3 Reasons to Talk to Your Guy About Man Boobs

happy couple of young adults portrait smiling outdoors

Our New York gynecomastia patients sometimes ask for advice about talking to loved ones about their condition. We also notice a variety of guys on forums like gynecomastia.org express how difficult it can be to discuss man boobs with people in their lives. But the other day we saw a post from a man’s wife … »

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Let’s Make a Gynecomastia Vocabulary Change

what is pseudogynecomastia

There’s one word we would like to see dropped from gynecomastia-related vocabulary, and we bet you can’t guess what it is. It’s not a slang word like “moobs,” or even a more edgy term like “bitch tits.” It’s a word that’s widely in use even in the medical community: pseudogynecomastia. Here’s our reasoning; see what … »

Sunday, December 13, 2015

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