The Jacobs Center for Cosmetic Surgery

Facetime : Our Blog

Welcome to our blog, which we affectionately call Facetime.  Here, the doctor 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.

3 Ways to Be Mentally Prepared for Your Facelift

Before and after having any type of major surgery that changes one’s appearance for good—even elective plastic surgery—it’s typical for patients to go through some emotional ups and downs. You may experience a rollercoaster of emotions, including feelings of uncertainty, confusion, anxiety, and even regret. On other days, you might feel excitement, joy, and even […]


Why the “Zoom Boom” Is the Ideal Opportunity for Plastic Surgery

Frustrated with the way your face looks on video? If you’ve noticed that facial wrinkles or other imperfections and signs of aging that never seemed to stand out before now seem more pronounced during online work meetings, you’re not alone. As working from home has become the norm, cosmetic practices throughout the Western world are […]


How Do You Best Preserve Your Results from Eyelid Surgery?

Under-eye bags and saggy skin around the eyes often have the effect of making you look tired or older. Unfortunately, if the muscles and skin have been stretched in this area, there’s not much you can do to remedy it on your own—without having a cosmetic treatment. The skin around the eyes is very papery […]


Lose the Love Handles and Other “Quarantine 15” Fat with CoolSculpting®

Let’s face it: Since the COVID-19 lockdowns started, most people have been spending more time indulging in bad habits, including emotional eating, being sedentary at home, and just generally feeling stressed out. With gyms closures and most people being unable to get out as much due to the restrictions of working from home, it’s easy […]


How Cosmetic Surgery Can Give You More Shapely Lips

If lip-plumping lipsticks, liners, and glosses don’t seem to be delivering the full, luscious appearance you’re after, you might have better luck with a cosmetic treatment to physically alter their shape and size in a more noticeable way. First, it’s important to remember that not all lip treatments work the same way. Some merely add […]