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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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Debunking a Man Boob Myth: New York’s Dr. Jacobs

man boob myths

There are some good reasons guys choose not to have male breast reduction, including health concerns and finances. It’s not at all disappointing when gynecomastia surgery is not an option for a given patient; what IS disappointing is when a man is convinced the procedure is not for him due to a myth. That’s why … »

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Making Peace with Man Boobs

how to make peace with man boobs

It’s a well-accepted notion that our emotional state can affect us physically. The same holds true in reverse: our physical appearance can affect how we feel. But wouldn’t it be nice if that weren’t the case? If our self-esteem and confidence weren’t impacted by our physique? We meet some guys with gynecomastia in New York … »

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Real Patient Question: Who Pays for Gynecomastia Revision?

who should pay for gynecomastia revision?

When a post-male breast reduction surgery patient is dissatisfied with his results, it can be a tricky situation for both the man and the surgeon. The patient can be understandably upset, having committed to cosmetic surgery with high anticipation only to be disappointed with the outcome. Plastic surgeons have the best of intentions and will … »

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Gynecomastia: The Scar Tissue Issue

scarring after gynecomastia surgery

We answered some questions about subcutaneous gynecomastia scar tissue online the other day and thought we would share our input here. Some of our New York gynecomastia patients have similar questions, and if you’ve recently had male breast reduction, you might be wondering about this issue as well. Here’s some basic information based on our … »

Monday, March 20, 2017

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