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 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 […]


The Jacobs Center Now Offers the Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery in the Country

With the arrival of Dr. Eric Culbertson, The Jacobs Center for Cosmetic Surgery can accommodate patients seeking the most commonly performed cosmetic surgery procedure each year in the United States: breast augmentation. San Francisco Bay Area women joined with others across the country to make up a group 290,467 patients strong in 2016, all of […]


Dr. Stanley Jacobs Welcomes a New Plastic Surgeon

Warmer weather and blue skies are not the only things Bay Area residents can enjoy this summer. Facial cosmetic surgeon Dr. Stanley Jacobs has welcomed a new member to his practice: Dr. Eric Culbertson, a plastic surgeon serving San Francisco Bay Area patients, who started July 10. A breast and body specialist, Dr. Culbertson first […]


Focus on the Face: Recent Stats Reveal Growing Attention on Facial Cosmetic Surgery

When it comes to facial cosmetic surgery, Bay Area plastic surgeon Dr. Stanley Jacobs can confirm what the results of the most recent ASPS survey show: Interest is increasing. Each year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons publishes the aggregated statistics from a combined member survey and database mining. The 2016 numbers, released earlier this […]


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 […]