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Company logo: Elliot W. Jacobs, MD, FACS - Diplomate, American Board Of Plastic Surgery

Specializing in Primary &
Revision Gynecomastia Surgery

815 Park Avenue New York, NY 10021
Archives: August 2013

Gynecomastia and Finasteride

gynecomastia and finasteride

We see dozens of patients for gynecomastia in New York each year who are taking finasteride in one form or the other (Propecia or Proscar). We also field many questions online about substances like this one that can influence the formation of man boobs. Unfortunately, much of the information available to help guide men is … »

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Can Insurance Coverage for Gynecomastia Be a Bad Thing?

gynecomastia insurance coverage

We have many discussions with our New York gynecomastia patients about the frustrations of trying to get insurance coverage for male breast reduction.  Sadly, insurance companies consider the procedure cosmetic, no matter how much anguish a man may be suffering, and they generally won’t pay for surgery. That’s why it was unusual to have a … »

Monday, August 5, 2013

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