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Plastic Surgery for Men

Is Plastic Surgery for men too?  OF COURSE. We all want to look and feel our best, regardless of whether we are men or women (or somewhere in between – which is a reality in San Francisco!). Although the majority of Plastic Surgery patients in most practices are women, and we […]

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Plastic Surgery Myth #10: It’s Just for Women

Is Plastic Surgery for the ladies only?  Absolutely not!  MEN want to look and feel their absolute best just as much as women.   Maintaining a healthy, firm and athletic physique is important for men, as they continue to feel vital and youthful as they age. Men’s bodies and faces […]

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Our “Mom’s Night Out” Event at Horton SPA Was a Huge Success!

Last Thursday, in advance of Mother’s Day, our office hosted our “Mom’s Night Out”, featuring education, specials, quick consultations and live demonstrations of the following: CoolSculpting – our newest NON-SURGICAL fat reduction treatment Botox wrinkle reduction treatment Voluma – the latest dermal filler that lasts up to 2 YEARS! Juvederm […]

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Plastic Surgery Myth #9: It’s too risky

Is having Plastic Surgery too risky?  Here’s an honest answer from a Plastic Surgeon:  “IT CAN BE”.    What does this mean? Today, many health care professionals, including MDs (Doctor of Medicine), DOs (Doctor of “Osteopathy”), RNs (Registered Nurses), NPs (Nurse Practitioners), PAs (Physician Assistants), DDS’s (Dentists), Orthodontists, Chiropractors, Podiatrists, […]

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Tips for Moms & Kids for Reducing Sun Damage this Spring & Summer

An article by Dr. Karen Horton was recently featured in the Marin Parents of Multiples Club (MPOMC) newsletter. In the article, the San Francisco, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon shares her advice for helping reduce, and even reverse, the harmful effects of the sun.  As a mother of twins herself, Dr. Horton […]

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Opinion of an experienced Plastic Surgery Patient Coordinator: Why we charge for new patient consults

At the recent ASAPS meeting in San Francisco, I invited my fabulous and experienced Patient Coordinator Mary Pasache to attend the conference with me.  Mary has been a Plastic Surgery Patient Coordinator for the practice (which I joined in 2006 and took over in 2011) for nearly 18 years. At the #ASAPS14 […]

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IPL Treatments – How many, how often, and why??

To get the very best results from IPL therapy, we recommend that our patients do 5 IPL (intense pulsed light) treatments, performed 4 weeks apart. Why 5 treatments?  Because each treatment builds upon the next one and allows me to treat your skin gradually to see how you will react. With […]

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