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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

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, 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

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

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