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Revision Gynecomastia Surgery

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A Gynecomastia Primer

learn about gynecomastia from New York's Dr. Jacobs

Having worked with guys with gynecomastia in New York for more than three decades, we’re accustomed to taking deep dives into the subject in our blog. Everything from the best compression garments to surgery statistics to areola reduction—you name it, we’ve covered it. We think it’s a good idea to step back once in a … »

Monday, December 19, 2016

5 Reasons to Reject Insurance for Gynecomastia

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We have great sympathy for guys who struggle to get insurance coverage for gynecomastia surgery. Our New York patients tell many tales of woe, and are often rejected as their carriers still view the procedure as purely cosmetic. Even men who live in countries with national healthcare systems—where they are more likely to get help … »

Thursday, May 26, 2016

3 Reasons to Talk to Your Guy About Man Boobs

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Our New York gynecomastia patients sometimes ask for advice about talking to loved ones about their condition. We also notice a variety of guys on forums like gynecomastia.org express how difficult it can be to discuss man boobs with people in their lives. But the other day we saw a post from a man’s wife … »

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Challenging Online Gynecomastia Information

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We have become fairly accustomed to seeing misinformation about gynecomastia on the web. Some organizations make big money by marketing non-surgical “cures” for man boobs to guys who are feeling desperate – they don’t work, by the way. And many bloggers who write about banishing moobs with diet and exercise simply don’t know enough about … »

Monday, November 2, 2015

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