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.

Betadine Antiseptic Reduces Risk of BIA-ALCL

In light of Allergan’s voluntary recall of BIOCELL® textured implants and the recent focus on the possible link between a specific cancer known as BIA-ALCL and breast augmentation, San Francisco’s Jacobs Center for Cosmetic Surgery hopes to provide further clarification on the subject. One of the most common misconceptions about breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell […]

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How Do Wrinkles Form?

When searching for an answer to the problem of wrinkles, it’s likely that even the most beauty-savvy among us could get overwhelmed by the sheer number of cosmetic options available. Adding to that, each person has unique needs depending on a range of variables: age, cosmetic goals, treatment areas, and the types and severity of […]

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Enhancing Your Autumn Skincare Routine

Understanding the effects of seasonal changes can help you to define what your skin needs. The Jacobs Center for Cosmetic Surgery team, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, offers skincare treatments for a wide range of skin types. They also provide helpful tips for maintaining a glowing complexion during the upcoming season of chillier […]

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How Chemical Peels Address Sun Damage

At the height of summer, chances are good that most of us take advantage of the hot days and clear skies with frequent trips to the beach, outdoor festivals, and parties. After weathering through the dreary, colder months, it’s tempting to throw caution to the wind and soak up as much sunshine as we can. […]

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Five Popular Cosmetic Procedures for Men

June was Men’s Health Month, but turning some pages on the calendar doesn’t mean we should turn our attention away from prioritizing the broad spectrum of physical and mental health care concerns for males. It’s important to emphasize the growing interest among men in self care, including cosmetic surgery. To that end, while women have […]

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