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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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Mommy Makeover Recovery

Following a Mommy Makeover, recovery and downtime will depend on a number of different factors, including the particular treatments received as well as the patient’s natural healing process. Some procedures involve a significant amount of downtime, like a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). These Moms will need help with their children nearly […]

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Why Not Augment the Breasts with Fat?  Free Fat Grafting to the Breasts – A Warning

Breast augmentation is a simple, straightforward, effective procedure where an implant is placed behind the breast tissue to augment its volume.  Sometimes an implant is required to correct the shape of the breasts, for instance in tubular breast augmentation. Breast augmentation using implants provides natural results.  The breast implant does […]

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Treatment of the “Double Chin”: Surgical & Non-Surgical Options

Non-surgical treatment of neck fat with KYBELLA With the recent release of Kybella, an FDA-approved injectable that targets submental (under the chin) fat, questions have been raised about the pros and cons of the new FDA-approved Kybella injections (non-surgical) versus an in-office liposuction procedure (surgical). Below is a series of frequently asked […]

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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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Which Men Are NOT Good Candidates for Liposuction?

Though liposuction is designed to remove stubborn buildups of fat from various regions of the body, it is NOT an alternative to weight loss!  Liposuction is a body contouring procedure, rather than a weight loss method.  It is important that both men and women considering liposuction understand the procedure in detail, […]

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