Button: Contact our Office Button: Financing plans as low as $119. Carecredit.com
Select Language: Portuguese Select Language: Spanish Select Language: Swedish Select Language: Danish Select Language: Norwegian Select Language: Finnish Select Language: Russian Select Language: Arabic
Company logo: Elliot W. Jacobs, MD, FACS - Diplomate, American Board Of Plastic Surgery
815 Park Avenue New York, NY 10021

815 Park Avenue New York, NY 10021
212-570-6080

Category Archives: Causes

Man Boob Causes: From Serious to Silly

gynecomastia New York

As one of the earliest and most frequent participants in the gynecomastia.org forums, we’ve answered hundreds and hundreds of patient questions over the years. Lots of guys want to know what caused their man boobs. In our view, the question is often moot, as once gynecomastia occurs it’s here to stay. No amount of exercise, … »

Sunday, July 14, 2019

BPA and Gynecomastia: Should You Worry?

gynecomastia New York

If you’re like many people, you’ve probably heard of the chemical BPA, and you might have a vague sense that it could be bad for you. It’s possible you might have even heard of a man boob connection if you’re a research-oriented guy with gynecomastia. Our New York patients often want to find out everything … »

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Soy and Man Boobs

New York man boobs

They say “what goes around, comes around,” and nothing could fit this old cliché better than supposed causes of man boobs. Whether people are talking about hops, lavender or marijuana, articles trying to connect these kinds of plants with gynecomastia surface on a fairly regular basis. We spend time on gynecomastia.org and with our own … »

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Real Patient Question: Do I Need an Ultrasound?

ultrasound for gynecomastia

Earlier this month, a member of gynecomastia.org asked whether it’s a good idea to have an ultrasound to determine what kind of tissue causes enlarged breasts (which he had done). We chimed in with two other gynecomastia specialists to give both short and more detailed answers. The short answer we all agree upon is, NO! … »

Friday, December 28, 2018

Contact Dr. Jacobs

Please fill the form below to reach us
I would like to subscribe to Dr. Jacobs newsletter.