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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

Why We Use Twilight Sedation for Gynecomastia Surgery

IV sedation for gynecomastia surgery

Local anesthesia for gynecomastia surgery is less expensive for the patient. General anesthesia is easier for the surgical team. So why do we use twilight or intravenous (IV) sedation for our New York man boobs patients? Here’s why IV sedation is clearly the best choice for the guys we work with. Local Sedation is Risky … »

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Puffy Nipples: Big Little Challenges

surgery for puffy nipples

Like mosquito bites and paper cuts, puffy nipples create an annoyance factor far beyond their size for many guys who have them. Bodybuilders often develop puffy nipples after taking steroids or other supplements, and the enlarged tissue tends to mar the well-defined torso they’ve worked hard for. Regular guys can also develop a nipple-areola complex … »

Monday, February 26, 2018

Cancelling Gynecomastia Surgery

gynecomastia expert

In our experience working with guys with man boobs in New York, when someone cancels surgery it most often means a scheduling issue has come up or they’ve come down with a cold or the flu. But occasionally, we run across someone who cancels because of some kind of internal battle. Here are some of … »

Friday, February 16, 2018

One-and-Done: New York Cosmetic Surgery for Men

cosmetic surgery for men in New York

As a practice performing nearly as much cosmetic surgery for men as for women, we think we know a thing or two about how guys view aesthetic opportunities. We’d like to say that many of our male patients visit us multiple times and often elect combination procedures—and indeed some do. We work with guys who, … »

Thursday, February 8, 2018

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