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.

The Latest Numbers Show Breast Augmentation is Still On Top

In San Francisco, breast augmentation is a popular cosmetic surgery—a reality reflected throughout the rest of the country as well. Dr. Stanley Jacobs and Dr. Eric Culbertson have previously referenced statistics that reveal as much, and the most recent report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons is just one more piece of evidence pointing […]


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 […]


Social Media Shapes the Facial Plastic Surgery Industry

A late-January report from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery revealed a significant increase in patients telling their surgeons they were choosing their procedures with the goal of looking better in selfies. Numbers from the annual survey by the AAFPRS showed a 13-percent increase in that driving factor from 2016 to 2017—which […]


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 […]


Who Decides What BOTOX® is For?

In October 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its third-ever approval to BOTOX® Cosmetic, officially recognizing it as an option for patients who want to smooth out their horizontal forehead lines. Whereas the injectable was previously approved for frown lines between the eyebrows and crow’s feet radiating from the corner of the eyes, […]