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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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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

Real Patient Question: Why Use the Term “Realistic Expectations” for Gynecomastia Surgery?

New York gynecomastia

There’s a question posted in a man boobs forum about why doctors talk about “realistic expectations” when it comes to gynecomastia surgery. The guy who created the post seemed to think that using the term is a way to establish a disclaimer before the procedure. As if the results could easily be sub par and … »

Monday, July 2, 2018

Real Patient Question: Articles to Convince Parents?

adolescents with gynecomastia in New York

We spotted a post in the gynecomastia.org forum the other day—a young man was asking for help with articles to convince his parents that surgery could be appropriate. With more than three decades of experience with gynecomastia in New York, teen man boobs very much included, we have some resources and ideas to offer. It … »

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Puffy Nipple Surgery: Expertise Required!

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For guys with puffy nipples, we understand why surgery can seem like less than a big deal. The problem area is often fairly small, compared to the size of the entire chest. So, find a surgeon, ask him or her to take out the extra tissue, and all better, right? Not so fast! We operate … »

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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