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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

British Blokes Banish the Boobs

British guys and moobs

According to a piece in the online version of the U.K.-based Daily Mail a few days ago, interest in male breast reduction surgery in England has skyrocketed in recent times. The article published in the health section of the British daily noted that inquiries about man boob surgery in 2015 increased a whopping 65% over … »

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Gland or Fat: Does it Matter?

are my man boobs breast gland or fat?

One of the most frequently asked questions we field about cases of gynecomastia in New York and online is: are my man boobs made up of breast gland or fat? Guys sometimes seem almost desperate to know what is “in there.” Why it Might Matter to You If you were to come in for an … »

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Will Gynecomastia Surgery Make Me an Opioid Addict?

gynecomastia surgery and opioids

In our thirty years of performing gynecomastia surgery in New York, we’ve noticed that it can take men a while to come around to the idea that the procedure may be a good choice. Obstacles can range from concern about just how they will look after healing to the simple notion that cosmetic surgery is … »

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

5 Reasons to Reject Insurance for Gynecomastia

insurance and gynecomastia

We have great sympathy for guys who struggle to get insurance coverage for gynecomastia surgery. Our New York patients tell many tales of woe, and are often rejected as their carriers still view the procedure as purely cosmetic. Even men who live in countries with national healthcare systems—where they are more likely to get help … »

Thursday, May 26, 2016

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