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Company logo: 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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Surprising Benefits of Man Boob Surgery

New York man boob

Not many guys with moobs need to be told about the benefits of gynecomastia surgery. The coveted masculine contours are front and center in their thoughts every day. That’s why you don’t see dozens of blog posts from us about what life after male breast reduction is like—our New York man boob patients often imagine … »

Monday, January 7, 2019

Should You Try Tamoxifen for Gynecomastia?

tamoxifen and gynecomastia

Even when people have a strong desire to change their appearance, few rush immediately down to their local cosmetic surgeon. Whether the goal is rejuvenation or enhancement/reduction of some body part, many patients first consider whether there may be alternatives to going under the knife. Guys who ultimately consult us about man boobs in New … »

Saturday, December 22, 2018

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

When Gynecomastia is a Symptom

gynecomastia and Kennedy's Disease

For most guys, man boobs are “a thing” in and of themselves, a curse with no known origin or with a suspected cause such as steroid use. For others, enlarged breasts are a symptom of an underlying medical condition or disease that warrants further investigation. We’ve written about one condition some of our New York … »

Thursday, December 28, 2017

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