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Two Common Breast Reconstruction Techniques

Most breast reconstruction patients I see and treat together with local Breast Surgeons are candidates for nipple-sparing mastectomy – a procedure designed to preserve the entire skin envelope of the breast during removal of the breast tissue inside, while also saving the nipple and areolar skin. A nipple-sparing mastectomy, or […]

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A Female Plastic Surgeon’s Message to Breast Cancer Survivors

Each breast cancer survivor deserves to maintain her dignity, self-confidence, and the opportunity to feel beautiful both during and after her cancer treatment. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, my main message to all survivors of breast cancer is that it IS indeed possible to achieve symmetry of your […]

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Advanced Breast Reconstruction Techniques in San Francisco, by a Woman Plastic Surgeon

Thinking about tomorrow’s National BRA Day, or Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, I am reminded that most Plastic Surgeons unfortunately do not offer all the available techniques of breast reconstruction.  In fact, many Plastic Surgeons do not offer reconstructive surgery as part of their practice. As a woman and a Plastic […]

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Dr. Karen Horton to Host Only BRA Day Event in San Francisco and Bay Area

BRA Day, plastic surgeon in san francisco, breast reconstruction

Dr. Karen Horton will be hosting a Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day event at her San Francisco practice to promote awareness for reconstruction options for breast cancer patients. San Francisco, CA — From 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, San Francisco Plastic Surgeon Karen Horton, MD and her practice will […]

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BRA Day 2013 in San Francisco

As always, a large part of my practice is committed to increasing awareness and educating others about the options for breast reconstruction, particularly advanced breast reconstruction techniques involving implants in a single stage, or using microsurgical techniques that do not sacrifice major muscles of the body. I routinely volunteer my […]

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