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7th generation breast implants: softer, safer, less ripply!

In the last few months, two new implants have become available, to our patients’ benefit!  In the United States, we previously had the 5th generation of silicone gel breast implants, available from the mid-1990s onward.  Learn about the history of augmenting breasts with all sorts of foreign material to the […]

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

Recently, the media caught on to a story (that is not really new) about an extremely rare condition associated with breast implants known as breast implant-associated (BIA)-ALCL. If you have a breast augmentation or implant-based breast cancer reconstruction, DON’T PANIC! Some quick facts about BIA-ALCL: BIA-ALCL is not a breast […]

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Dr. Horton Reveals All about Lower Facelifts in ‘Cosmetic Town Journal’

Interested in rejuvenating the appearance of your lower face and neck? A lower facelift—essentially a combination of a traditional facelift and a neck lift—is a cosmetic solution designed to combat signs of aging extending from the cheekbones to the bottom of the neck. Dr. Karen Horton offers the latest and […]

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What Procedures Are Included in a Mommy Makeover?

A Mommy Makeover, in reality, is a clever marketing term – it traditionally refers to combined cosmetic surgery of the breasts (most often an augmentation, or “boob job”) with a tummy tuck in a woman who has had children and wishes to regain her pre-pregnancy figure. A Mommy Makeover is […]

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Women In Plastic Surgery: Pregnancy Issues – Dr. Karen Horton shares her experience

Last year, at the annual American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ Women’s Plastic Surgery retreat, Dr. Karen Horton was interviewed together with other women Plastic Surgeons about their experience with pregnancy during and after their professional training. These interviews were recently compiled into a series of YouTube videos, with the first […]

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