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Candid shots from our office staff photo shoot!

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This week, we had a fun (and chilly) photo shoot at Lafayette Park near our Pacific Heights office with professional photographer and good friend Emma Hopkins. Since we have new office team members:  Jenny Do, our Front Office Manager and CoolSculpting expert, and Emily Sespaniak, Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner who has […]

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Botox for Bruxism (teeth grinding) improves the jaw contour as an added benefit!

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Botox Cosmetic is an effective treatment for diminishing wrinkles on the face but it also has several other treatment indications. I posted recently about using Botox to treat patients with hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). Another increasingly popular treatment recently has been Botox for teeth grinding or clenching, also known as bruxism. […]

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Plastic Surgeon in San Francisco Highlights Popular Non-Surgical Procedures for Men

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Dr. Karen Horton reveals why certain non-surgical cosmetic procedures remain among the most highly-requested by male patients: San Francisco, CA — According to the most recent statistics released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), men accounted for 10.1 percent of all non-surgical cosmetic enhancement procedures received last […]

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Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) can be treated before summer weather (Hooray!)

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Greetings blog readers! With summer fast approaching, we’ve been receiving several inquiries from patients regarding treatment for hyperhidrosis (excessive underarm sweating).  Hyperhidrosis affects both men and women and can be difficult to hide.  Patient often complain that they cannot wear white or colored shirts due to visible staining or messy […]

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Introducing Emily – Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner & Expert Injector!

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We are thrilled to have Emily Sespaniak, Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner and experienced injector join us at Horton SPA! For the purposes of introduction, we “interviewed” Emily to allow her to tell our patients (current and future) about herself:   My name is Emily Sespaniak and it’s my pleasure to introduce myself as I […]

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A Brief Overview of Surgical Treatment for Gynecomastia

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Among the Plastic Surgery options for men offered at my practice, one of the most popular treatments includes contouring of the chest region. Gynecomastia, or male breast tissue development, can occur for many reasons, including genetics, hormonal imbalances, excessive use of marijuana, and other rare situations related to overproduction of […]

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