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Recently, a post on social media caught my eye.  There’s new sock company that is following the lead of other companies such as Toms shoes that give back to communities when you make a purchase.  Of course, I purchased some socks for my husband’s and my Christmas stockings! I was drawn […]

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The Wild 94.9 VIP Event: Mommy Makeovers & CoolSculpting!


As a follow up to Dreena’s Mommy Makeover experience at my office, Wild 94.9 held a VIP event for their listeners recently at their iHeartMedia VIP lounge in San Francisco.  This one-of-a-kind special event featured food and wine, a live discussion between Dreena and me about Mommy Makeovers and CoolSculpting. Dreena came to my […]

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Can I Still Breastfeed After Inverted Nipple Repair?

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While most women are primarily concerned with inadequate correction and/or loss of nipple sensation following inverted nipple repair, the principal concern I see for younger women who have not yet had children is the ability to breastfeed. During the consultation process, I counsel young women seeking inverted nipple repair about […]

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Dr. Horton Featured in Bay Area Media – Breast Reconstruction Options


I was interviewed this fall by a breast cancer survivor and an author about options for breast cancer reconstruction.  This woman lives in Florida and was astounded when she learned in her chemotherapy group that other women were not offered breast reconstruction at all by their treatment team, or were […]

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“Massaging the butter”: Watch our CoolSculpting Video


The following is a video of an actual CoolSculpting patient having their treatment.  The video shows removal of the fat-freezing device from a roll of fat on the ‘flank’ (love handle or muffin top) on the side of the abdomen. When the handpiece is removed, you can see the fat […]

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What Does Inverted Nipple Correction Entail?

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The correction of inverted nipples involves cutting some or all of the tight bands causing this condition in order to allow the nipple to come out and assume an “everted” (outwardly projecting), erect position and more normal appearance. Performed in the office under local anesthesia – using loupe magnification and […]

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