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.

Introducing Young Students to Plastic Surgery, Dentistry, and More Options in the Medical Field

Dr. Stanley Jacobs is no stranger to educating adults about the cosmetic and medical care he offers, from presenting talks in the community to appearing on KRON4 TV to explain treatments and procedures to viewers in and around San Francisco. Plastic surgery and related work are endlessly fascinating subjects—especially in how they relate beauty and […]

The Benefits of Hair Restoration Specialists

While facial cosmetic surgeon Dr. Stanley Jacobs handles consultations with patients who come to his practice seeking help for their receding hairlines and growing bald patches, he doesn’t handle the procedure itself. Men—and yes, women—who want hair restoration in the San Francisco Bay Area may wonder why Dr. Jacobs seems to be taking a step […]

The Advantages of Chemical Peels

When it comes to comparing lasers and chemical peels, San Francisco Bay Area facial cosmetic surgeon Dr. Stanley Jacobs maintains that peels are the superior choice for skin rejuvenation. While both methods are widely used throughout the United States and around the world, Dr. Jacobs explains to his patients that the results are not comparable. […]

Can You Have a Neck Lift With No Facelift?

The face and neck are considered by many people to be two separate parts of the body, but many cosmetic surgeons—including facial cosmetic surgeon Dr. Stanley Jacobs—tighten tissues on both as necessary when performing a facelift. This is because a young-looking face can seem unnatural if an older-looking neck remains, while a neck lift alone […]

From Ancient Egypt to a Modern U.S. Patent: A Brief History of Stanley Jacobs MD Skin Care

Many cosmetic procedures regularly employed today have long histories. Facelifts as we know them are generally agreed to have begun in the early 1900s, and BOTOX® stemmed from research started in the 1800s. Few—if any—treatments, however, can claim to be almost 4,000 years old. Known as an innovator in aesthetic surgical techniques, from eyelid lifts […]