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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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Should Moms feel guilt when considering a Mommy Makeover?

Mothers, by their nature, are GIVERS.  We take care of our children, our husbands, our coworkers, other family members, friends…  all before we think of ourselves.  It is rare for a Mom to schedule time or activities just for herself, without feeling some degree of guilt or considering that she […]

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Now that the kids are back in school, it’s time to take care of YOU!

Now that school is underway and we are all busy driving our kids around to school, after-school activities, birthday parties and sports, there is little time left for the parents! To which my professional prescription is: “Now that the kids are back to school….  it’s time to take care of […]

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BRA Day 2014! Photos from Dr. Karen Horton’s Bay Area San Francisco event

Today’s third annual BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day was a HUGE success!  We are pleased and honored to share photos of our event with you: A huge THANKS to all our attendees, and our sponsors of BRA Day 2014:  Allergan, Mentor, Sientra and Embrace Scar Therapy. What is BRA Day? […]

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Body image and breast cancer – an intimate link

Are a woman’s body image, her relationship with her breasts and breast cancer treatment linked?  YOU BET THEY ARE! How are body image, self-esteem and our breasts related?   Women have an intimate relationship with their bodies, for better or worse.  No one has a perfect body, and most women feel […]

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Mommy Makeover details: Breasts, tummies, unwanted fat and more!

What is a Mommy Makeover all about?  Does it always include a breast augmentation and a tummy tuck?  Do Moms have to be SURE they are not going to have any other children before planning surgery?  There are many common questions related to Mommy Makeovers, and Dr. Horton strives to answer […]

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Why is a whole month dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness?

Breast cancer can affect us all.  I bet everyone knows someone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer – old or young, married or single, a mother, sister, daughter, grandmother, aunt, coworker or acquaintance.  Both women and MEN can be affected, although less than 1% of patients with breast cancer are male. […]

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What sets Dr. Karen Horton apart as a Mommy Makeover expert

We asked our patients “How would you describe Dr. Horton?”.  Here are some of their comments: Dr. Horton is described by her patients as “warm, welcoming, approachable, a perfectionist, skilled at her craft, and above all an ARTIST – exactly what you want when you are considering cosmetic surgery!”  See some […]

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