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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

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It’s October!  That means NFL football, lots of pumpkins around, getting ready for Hallowe’en and seeing pink ribbons everywhere!  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. See a video put out by BreastCancer.org about breast cancer, myths and facts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPcvQ54TR_I A large proportion of my practice is dedicated to helping […]

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Dr. Karen Horton and Dreena Gonzalez, DJ from Wild 94.9: Mommy Makeovers & CoolSculpting!

Dreena getting her first CoolSculpting treatment with Karen Horton M.D.

I am very excited to partner with Dreena Gonzalez from the radio station Wild 94.9 to promote the Mommy Makeover and one of our exciting in-office technologies, CoolSculpting!  Beginning October 1st, the Mommy Makeover and my practice, a unique all-women Plastic Surgery office in the Pacific Heights area of San […]

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It’s Autumn! Time to take care of YOU & repair sun damage

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Fall is HERE!  Now is a good time to reevaluate your skin health, assess sun damage and focus on yourself!  When they kids go back to school, many parents feel like chauffeurs, driving them around to their various activities and rarely taking time for themselves.  Likewise, those without kids find fall […]

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What is “fat freezing” all about? Does CoolSculpting work?

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What is the only treatment proven to freeze your fat for a permanent sculpting of stubborn fat deposits that persist despite a healthy diet and regular exercise?  CoolSculpting!   What is CoolSculpting?  Only the most exciting non-surgical permanent fat reduction system available in our office!  CoolSculpting is a non-invasive, clinically […]

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What makes the Plastic Surgery practice of Dr. Karen Horton unique?

Dr. Karen Horton

Dr. Karen Horton’s Bay Area Plastic Surgery practice is the ONLY all-woman Plastic Surgery office that offers both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery to women and men in the Bay Area.   Dr. Horton is an internationally Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who has been in practice for nearly 10 years.  Learn more […]

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“Mini-abdominoplasty” – a “mini” job?

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Patients often contact me seeking a “mini-abdominoplasty”.  They want correction of the separation of their abdominal muscles after pregnancy – known as rectus diastasis – but are afraid of a long scar and a long recovery.  Some surgeons might try to “sell” the idea of a lesser, more gentle and less […]

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Favorite medical-grade skin care – from Mary Pasache, veteran Plastic Surgery Coordinator

Mary Pasache, Patient Coordinator and Office Manager for Dr. Karen Horton and Horton SPA

Our Patient Coordinator and Office Manager, Mary Pasache, has seen just about every fad, trend, scientific development and even scams in Plastic Surgery, beauty and skin care.  Mary has run our office for nearly 20 years and is an expert at what works, what doesn’t, which treatments are just short-lived media […]

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Dr. Karen M. Horton, M.D. - Plastic Surgery, Physicians & Surgeons - Medical-M.D., San Francisco, CA