The Jacobs Center for Cosmetic Surgery

Category: Beauty and Plastic Surgery Series

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 […]

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 […]

Beauty and Plastic Surgery: Is There a ‘Golden Mask’ of Facial Proportions?

As a plastic surgeon serving the San Francisco Bay Area, Dr. Stanley Jacobs recalled once meeting a PhD—though not a surgeon—whose job was “anthropometrics.” That’s the study of the measurements and proportions of the human body. Many who focus on anthropometrics seek the answer to the question of whether there are numbers that explain the […]

Beauty and Plastic Surgery: An Introduction

Beauty comes in many forms. While Dr. Stanley Jacobs has day-to-day experience with procedures and treatments that range from blepharoplasty to BOTOX®, the San Francisco Bay Area-based facial cosmetic surgeon has a passion rooted in art and aesthetics dating as far back as Botticelli and beyond to ancient Egypt. The modern surgical techniques and injectable […]