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Labiaplasty reasons, how much tissue is removed, incision location & results!


People ask me all the time, when I tell them that I do MANY labiaplasties for women in the Bay Area, “Why do women want a labiaplasty???” What do these women complain about?  Women coming for a labiaplasty consultation describe to me the following symptoms and experiences: Discomfort with extra labia minora (mucosa) […]

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Breast Implant Massage – Why it’s done and why it’s important!

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Following a breast augmentation, we teach our patients breast implant massage.  Don’t worry, it doesn’t hurt! (Although we realize it looks a little strange to newcomers)… Moving the implant around inside its pocket is very important to ensure that the breast augmentation maintains a natural look, and it prevents the […]

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Plastic Surgeon in San Francisco Reveals All About Earlobe Repair Surgery

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Dr. Karen Horton discusses what patients can generally expect in regard to the treatment process and recovery for earlobe correction surgery. San Francisco, CA — “Earlobe repair is a popular procedure among both men and women at my practice,” states San Francisco Plastic Surgeon Karen Horton, MD. “Women usually wish […]

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What is Recovery from Earlobe Repair Like?


Following earlobe repair surgery, which occurs as a minor office procedure performed by Dr. Horton under local anesthesia, some mild swelling, bruising and/or numbness can generally be expected in the treatment area.  These temporary side effects will subside within a few days.  Usually only oral acetaminophen (Tylenol) is required for postoperative […]

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Bay Area Plastic Surgeon Reveals All about Liposuction for Men

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Karen Horton, MD discusses why liposuction is such a popular procedure among male patients seeking cosmetic enhancement. San Francisco, CA — “The most popular surgical procedure men seek in my office is, without a doubt, liposuction,” states Dr. Karen Horton, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in San Francisco. She notes […]

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