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“Goldilocks” 8th generation breast implants: Not too ripply, not too firm, just right.

The last few years have seen some major advances in the types and styles of breast implants available to women in the U.S.  While other devices are commonly available in other countries like Canada (where I trained) and Europe, the FDA has strict regulations that generally take longer for devices […]

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ALCL and breast implants? The rare incidence of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

  UPDATED 1/5/18:  Here is the most recently updated facts about ALCL and breast implants: Latest Information on ALCL:  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently updated the public information on its website about breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). We have known about this disease for […]

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Can Different Cosmetic Injectables Be Combined for Better Results?

Dermal fillers and neuromodulators are popular options for non-surgical facial rejuvenation. While some patients have a specific concern that can be addressed with a single cosmetic injectable, other patients may benefit from a multi-product approach. The course of treatment depends entirely on the patient’s concerns. For example, if a patient […]

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2017 was a busy year educating about Plastic Surgery.. What will 2018 bring?

2017 was a busy year for my practice, both for Plastic Surgery procedures and non-surgical cosmetic procedures with the Bay Area’s “gentle injector”, Emily Sespaniak. When I wasn’t doing surgery, I traveled across the country to share my knowledge and opinions with other Plastic Surgery colleagues, Residents, Fellows, Medical Students […]

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