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.

How Is Fat Grafting Used for Plastic Surgery Revision?

Even when patients work with the most highly skilled, board-certified plastic surgeon, there’s always the chance that a procedure’s ultimate results may not quite live up to their expectations. An individual’s healing ability, rest and recovery, and multiple other factors work together to determine the final outcome. Alternatively, patients’ preferences may change as they get […]

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When is Revision Rhinoplasty Surgery Necessary?

A nose job (or rhinoplasty) is used to enhance the appearance or function of the nose. Results depend on numerous factors, including health and healing ability, but skill on the part of the facial plastic surgeon is an obvious element. That’s why it’s so important to choose a reputable, board-certified facial plastic surgeon. Sometimes, however, […]

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Lip Lift vs Lip Injections: Which is the Better Choice for You?

What makes a perfect face? For years, artists and medical researchers alike have attempted to answer this question. Of course, there’s no exact formula. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and the ideals of beauty have changed with the times, with different cultures developing unique perspectives on what is desirable. That being said, […]

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Looking Back on 2019: Revisit Dr. Stanley Jacobs’ Fall Facelift Presentation

Earlier this year, Dr. Stanley Jacobs gave a presentation at his Healdsburg office, welcoming attendees from around the Bay Area to discuss “The Right Facelift for You.” The event featured a host of before-and-after photos revealing the results of various methods and techniques, each pioneered by Dr. Jacobs to address specific signs of aging while […]

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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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