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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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Teen Gynecomastia: Triple the Torture

teen gynecomastia

It often strikes us that, while a case of gynecomastia can be tough to bear for any guy, teens seem to suffer more than most people. If you visit gynecomastia.org, or simply search the Internet to find out about man boobs that pop up during puberty, you will read many stories of embarrassment and even … »

Sunday, August 28, 2016

When You’re Sweating, and it’s Not the Small Stuff

hyperhidrosis and bromhidrosis treatment

For some people, they are the twin embarrassments of summer: hyperhidrosis and bromhidrosis. You may be able to tell what the first condition is from its word origins—“hyper,” meaning “over,” and “hidrosis,” meaning moisture. Yes, hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating. The term “bromhidrosis” is harder to figure out, though you already know it’s about moisture, or … »

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Risperdal and Gynecomastia: An Update

gynecomastia and risperdal lawsuits

We’ve written about the drug Risperdal and gynecomastia before, but an update is probably in order. Lawsuits against the manufacturer of the anti-psychotic medication, Johnson & Johnson, continue to grind their way through the legal system with a few more big payoffs for plaintiffs. According to the website Lawyers and Settlements.com, in the most recent … »

Friday, August 5, 2016

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

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