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Explantation: What happens when breast implants are removed?

Breast augmentation is an incredible procedure, and results are usually fantastic!  However, breast implants are not for everyone.  I occasionally see patients who no longer wish to have their breast implants and are requesting removal.  Is a “boob job” reversible?   Explantation, as it is called, is a simple procedure […]

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San Francisco Plastic Surgeon Highlights Benefits of Mastopexy with and Without Implants

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Karen Horton, MD discusses ideal candidates for breast lift surgery with and without implants, as well as how she helps patients choose which option is right for them. San Francisco, CA — Commonly known as breast lift surgery, mastopexy is a popular cosmetic procedure designed to elevate and reshape the […]

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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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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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Plastic Surgery Myth #3: You’ll have unsightly scars

 It’s true, the reality is that Plastic Surgery does involve the creation of SCARS. However, the location, length, number and quality of scars is extremely important and one that my practice pays VERY close attention to.  Whether you are considering a procedure on the face, breasts or body, scarring is […]

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