The Jacobs Center for Cosmetic Surgery

Facetime : Our Blog

Welcome to our blog, which we affectionately call Facetime.  Here, the doctors and staff of the practice share with you information that will help you better understand surgical and non-surgical procedures, skin care products and more.  We’ll post new entries here as often as we can.  If you have an idea for a topic you would like to see covered here, please contact us.

Working to Make Implants Even Safer

Dr. Eric Culbertson, who performs breast augmentation surgery in the San Francisco Bay Area at The Jacobs Center for Cosmetic Surgery, is currently writing a paper related to reducing the chance of breast implant-related complications. His work is focusing specifically on breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma, which is a cancer-like disease. BIA-ALCL, as it is […]

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Facelift vs. Injectables: What Do They Do?

Anyone who wants to address signs of facial aging may be considering their options: Do you go with a nonsurgical choice, such as a dermal filler? Or something more involved, such as a facelift surgery? San Francisco facial cosmetic surgeon Dr. Stanley Jacobs will tell you that the answer depends on what sort of change […]

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The Middle Ground: Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction

Patients unhappy with their belly may think the problem is excess fat—and they may be right—but there could also be another problem: excess skin. This is not just a superficial difference, since the cause of a less-than-sleek midsection will determine the surgery best suited for correcting it. There are two primary options, liposuction and tummy […]

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The Jacobs Center Now Offers the Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery in the Country

With the arrival of Dr. Eric Culbertson, The Jacobs Center for Cosmetic Surgery can accommodate patients seeking the most commonly performed cosmetic surgery procedure each year in the United States: breast augmentation. San Francisco Bay Area women joined with others across the country to make up a group 290,467 patients strong in 2016, all of […]

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Dr. Stanley Jacobs Welcomes a New Plastic Surgeon

Warmer weather and blue skies are not the only things Bay Area residents can enjoy this summer. Facial cosmetic surgeon Dr. Stanley Jacobs has welcomed a new member to his practice: Dr. Eric Culbertson, a plastic surgeon serving San Francisco Bay Area patients, who started July 10. A breast and body specialist, Dr. Culbertson first […]

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