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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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Fashion Hacks for Man Boobs

fashion hacks for man boobs

Given that we’ve become a go-to cosmetic surgery practice for guys with man boobs in New York, we’re often advising men and boys about how to disguise their condition. Some patients we meet aren’t candidates for male breast reduction surgery; a variety of reasons are possible. These men need long term strategies for living with … »

Friday, August 10, 2018

Teen Gynecomastia: Are Hormone Tests Needed?

man boobs in New York

If you’re a teen with gynecomastia, you and your parents may be wondering what kind of medical evaluation to seek. Should you worry that your man boobs signal something is really wrong? Should you have your hormones tested? We have been treating guys with man boobs in New York for a great many years, and … »

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Is Gynecomastia on the Rise?

gynecomastia surgery on the rise

We spotted a couple of articles recently with headlines asserting that gynecomastia is on the rise. When we read the entire text, the pieces turned out to be about man boob causes and remedies, without including proof that the incidence of the condition is actually increasing. But they did cause us to stop and think. … »

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Telling Parents About Gynecomastia: What Can Happen

New York teens with gynecomastia

We often write posts about New York teens with gynecomastia, like the one we published several days ago offering articles to convince parents that male breast reduction can be a valid option for young guys. The fact is, there’s a special place in our hearts for adolescents with gynecomastia, especially those who struggle to broach … »

Friday, July 13, 2018

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