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Category: Dr. Eric Culbertson

How Are Liposuction and Fat Transfer Related?

Patients seeking liposuction in the San Francisco Bay Area typically want to make specific areas of their body smaller by removing fat cells. Some of these patients are happy to end the procedure there, but others turn their eyes to a different feature and want to continue to shape their contours by adding volume to […]

Liposuction vs. Tummy Tuck: What’s the Difference?

Though they are closely connected in some ways, there are many differences between liposuction and a tummy tuck. San Francisco’s Dr. Eric Culbertson explains the difference to patients who want their belly to have less of a bulge and more of a flat, sleek look. First of all, liposuction is a surgical procedure ideal for […]

The Jacobs Center Looks Back on 2017

Even as we look ahead to a new year full of possibility and potential, we should also look back and reflect on the 12 months that brought us to this point. The biggest news of 2017 at The Jacobs Center for Cosmetic Surgery in San Francisco was the arrival of Dr. Eric Culbertson, who joined […]

Working to Make Implants Even Safer

Dr. Eric Culbertson, who performs breast augmentation surgery in the San Francisco Bay Area at The Jacobs Center for Cosmetic Surgery, is currently writing a paper related to reducing the chance of breast implant-related complications. His work is focusing specifically on breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma, which is a cancer-like disease. BIA-ALCL, as it is […]

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 […]