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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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Animation Deformities After Gynecomastia Surgery

gynecomastia revision New York

Gynecomastia revision candidates in New York and online sometimes ask us about odd looking craters and dents when they flex without realizing they’re called “animation deformities.” It’s worthwhile exploring this topic because it’s not often talked about related to male breast reduction. In fact, if you search for information on the Internet, you’ll find that … »

Friday, May 25, 2018

Trends in Plastic Surgery for Men

plastic surgery for men in New York

We notice lots of articles these days discussing trends in male plastic surgery. To attract readers, some of the pieces say the trends are surprising. Having practiced plastic surgery for men in New York for more than 30 years, we find a few things about today’s male patients unexpected, but most, well, not so much. … »

Monday, May 14, 2018

Real Patient Question: Finasteride After Gynecomastia Surgery?

Propecia and man boobs

We received an email from a former patient recently, asking about whether it’s ok to take finasteride for hair loss (usually marketed as Proscar or Propecia) after gynecomastia surgery. As you might imagine, we often talk with our New York gynecomastia patients about substances that are known to trigger (or highly suspected of triggering) man … »

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Massage After Gynecomastia Surgery

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Here’s a question we often hear in our New York gynecomastia consultation room and online as well: does massage help with scar tissue after man boob surgery? Our answer is usually along the lines of “yes, no, maybe.” The topic is actually more complicated than it might seem at first. Internal Scar Tissue When guys … »

Saturday, April 28, 2018

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