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

Specializing in Primary &
Revision Gynecomastia Surgery

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Archives: May 2016

5 Reasons to Reject Insurance for Gynecomastia

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We have great sympathy for guys who struggle to get insurance coverage for gynecomastia surgery. Our New York patients tell many tales of woe, and are often rejected as their carriers still view the procedure as purely cosmetic. Even men who live in countries with national healthcare systems—where they are more likely to get help … »

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Transgender Men and Top Surgery: Interesting Views

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We recently came across an online article on top surgery for transgender men that contained a couple of surprising points. The author is a respected, board certified plastic surgeon with tremendous experience treating transgender patients–we found his views interesting and worth exploring. One element of the article we noticed immediately is its title: Mastectomy and … »

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Gynecomastia Surgery: 10 Ways to Get a Great Result

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We have noticed some fear mongering online about surgical procedures, including male breast reduction. One recent poster on a leading gynecomastia forum cited a study reported on by the Washington Post concluding that medical errors may be the third leading cause of death in the U.S. This forum participant asserted that it’s a “fool’s errand” … »

Friday, May 13, 2016

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