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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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Moms and Moobs

moms and moobs

Unfortunately, guys who suffer from moobs are usually no strangers to ridicule. It can start in school, when the onset of gynecomastia is in adolescence (which it often is). Later on, friends at the gym or on the pool can give a young man a pretty hard time. In our New York gynecomastia consultation room, … »

Thursday, May 25, 2017

My Case of Man Boobs: How Bad Is It?

how bad is my gynecomastia?

One of the most frequent questions we read in the forums on gynecomastia.org and answer in consultations is: how bad is it? Over the years we’ve treated man boobs in New York, we’ve realized there are several questions behind that first one. Guys are trying answer many things for themselves, such as: Does my chest … »

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Korean Study Highlights Adolescent Gynecomastia

adolescent gynecomastia

In last month’s Aesthetic Plastic Surgery journal, the official publication of the International Aesthetic Plastic Surgery society, an interesting article was featured. Several Korean surgeons collaborated on a study of teen gynecomastia and published their results. The article summarizing their findings, titled The Characteristics and Short-Term Surgical Outcomes of Adolescent Gynecomastia, should prove intriguing to … »

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Gynecomastia Recovery: Looking Worse Before You Look Better?

gynecomastia surgery results

If there’s one thing we’ve learned in thirty years of performing gynecomastia surgery in New York, it’s that no two patients are the same. That notion holds especially true when it comes to the recovery period—every guy’s journey is different. We’ve noted that many guys, like our young patient John, can tell their results will … »

Saturday, April 29, 2017

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