In the Media
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Common Questions About Breast Augmentation Answered by Dr. Horton
Online Media Appearances
8 Different Types of Vulvas – Illustrated
Dr. Karen Horton was again interviewed by Women’s Health Magazine about variations in a woman’s anatomy in her vulva, labia and pubic region. She describes why some women seek labiaplasty surgery and changes that can occur after pregnancy and menopause.
8 Nipple Symptoms That Are Totally Normal
Dr. Horton was interviewed again for Women’s Health Magazine about the different types of nipples that women have, and how Plastic Surgery is sometimes used to improve their appearance.
6 Different Types Of Labia
Dr. Horton was interviewed for this article on the different types of labia and the reasons why women seek labiaplasty surgery.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer – Women Who Rebuild Both Breasts With DIEP Flap Surgery See More Issues
Dr. Horton was invited to guest review an article about bilateral versus unilateral DIEP flap breast reconstruction, complications rates, and comment on the study’s findings.
Cosmetic Town Journal
Dr. Karen Horton was recently featured in Cosmetic Town Journal where she discusses the CoolSculpting applicator to treat arm fat, waistline and much more.
Karen Horton, MD discusses the article “Current Trends and Controversies in Breast Augmentation” by Hidalgo, et al., appearing in the April 2016 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 137 Issue 4.
Dr. Horton’s article for coping magazine, entitled, “After Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know if You Choose Breast Reconstruction.”
A Woman’s Health – 84 Reconstruction Advances
84 Reconstruction Advances – The latest advances in implants and autogenous tissue breast reconstruction offer women more options as they face mastectomy and reconstruction choices.
A Woman’s Health
Dr. Karen Horton discusses how microsurgery offers women an exciting new option as they contemplate breast reconstruction.
Coping With Cancer
In this article, Dr. Karen Horton discusses what you need to know if you choose breast reconstruction.
Young Survival Coalition
Dr. Karen Horton presents ‘Breast Cancer : Exploring Your Options’ at the 8th Annual Conference for Young Women Effected By Breast Cancer.
Breast Cancer Awareness
Featured on the Breast Cancer Awareness website, Dr. Karen Horton’s article explores an overview of procedures and options for reconstruction of the breast after cancer.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer – Exploring Your Options
The Living Beyond Breast Cancer Website features Dr. Horton’s podcast on advances in technology which continue to provide new options for breast reconstruction.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer – Understanding Your Options
The Living Beyond Breast Cancer Website features Dr. Horton’s podcast on the latest research in rebuilding the breast and how to find the option that is right for you.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer – Breast Reconstruction
The Living Beyond Breast Cancer Website features Dr. Horton on the latest advances and newest procedures in the field of breast reconstruction.
My Life Stages – Breast Augmentation Candidacy
In the Ask The Expert section of the My Life Stages website, Dr. Karen Horton answers the reader question, “Is a 68 year old female a good candidate for breast augmentation?”
My Life Stages – Breast Implants
In the Ask The Expert section of the My Life Stages website, Dr. Karen Horton answers the reader question, “I’m considering breast implants. What should I look for (beyond board certification) in selecting my plastic surgeon?”
Dr. Karen Horton contributed this article concerning mommy makeover surgery to the website, DivineCaroline.com.
Bay Area Mama
Dr. Horton contributed this article to BayAreaMama.com regarding breast reconstruction after cancer: the latest and greatest techniques.
Young Survival Coalition
Featured in the “Ask the Expert” section of the Young Survival Coalition website, Dr. Karen Horton answers frequently asked questions from readers about breast reconstruction surgery.
Twin Pregnancy and Beyond
Dr. Karen Horton interviewed by the website Twin Pregnancy and Beyond in this article, “Plastic Surgery After Twins – Getting Your Body Back”.
Tummy Tuck Mom’s
Dr. Karen Horton answers frequently asked questions about tummy tuck.
Breast Augmentation Mom’s
Dr. Karen Horton answers frequently asked questions about breast augmentation.
Breast Reduction Mom’s
Dr. Karen Horton discusses frequently asked questions about breast reduction.
Dr. Karen Horton answers frequently asked questions about liposuction.
Breast Lift Mom’s
Dr. Karen Horton answers frequently asked questions about breast lift surgery.
Neko Cheri and NC Mag Online
Dr. Horton was interviewed by Neko Cheri about her experience being a woman plastic surgeon and in starting her practice and business in San Francisco.
My Life Stages
Dr. Karen Horton discusses the question of breast implants and any potential for them to interfere with the ability to detect breast cancer.
Dr. Karen Horton discusses microsurgery as an exciting new option in breast reconstruction.
Print Media Appearances
Bay Area Cancer Connections – Breast & Ovarian Cancer Information & Support
Dr. Horton contributed an article on the latest breast implant reconstruction techniques after breast cancer treatment to the Bay Area Breast Cancer Connections October-December 2017 publication. Dr. Horton discusses nipple-sparing mastectomy and other techniques used to save the nipple in breast cancer surgery, “hidden incisions” in the fold beneath the breast, “pre-pectoral” (subcutaneous) implant placement on top of the muscle using smooth walled, permanent, postoperatively adjustable implants – which Dr. Horton has been doing for 12 years – and “direct-to-implant” breast reconstruction. She also educates about the newest generations of silicone gel breast implants and safety issues with textured devices such as BIA-ALCL.
ASPS Surgeon Spotlight
“Dr. Horton was featured in the prestigious American Society of Plastic Surgeon (ASPS)’s “Plastic Surgery News” publication. “Surgeon Spotlight” presents a good-natured look at the lives of notable American Society of Plastic Surgery Members who the ASPS believes are making significant contributions to the specialty of Plastic Surgery.”
Bay Area News Group
In this special insert to Bay Area newspapers, Dr. Karen Horton discusses post-treatment surgical options for breast cancer patients.
Coping with Cancer magazine
Dr. Horton discusses ‘What You Need to Know if You Choose Breast Reconstruction’ in ‘Coping with Cancer’ magazine.
New Beauty Magazine
Dr. Karen Horton is featured in New Beauty Magazine as a prominent female plastic surgeon in the San Francisco Bay area.
In this Go-To Beauty Guide featured in Health Magazine, Dr. Karen Horton discusses the best anti-aging secrets.
Dr. Karen Horton was featured in the Jakarta Post discussing the changing role of plastic surgery in society.
Dr. Karen Horton was interviewed by NC Mag about her study, practice, and career.
Dr. Karen Horton was featured in Crave discussing her work.
Dr. Karen Horton was featured in the Spring 2010 issue of Fog Cutter, the magazine of the Junior League of San Francisco, interviewing several local breast surgeons regarding Mammograms and Breast-Self Exams.
Radio and Webcast Media Appearances
PRS Journal Podcast
Plastic Surgery Insider: Mommy Makeover Plastic Surgery, Private Practice and Proper Patient Selection
Liposuction on KGO News Radio
Listen to Aesthetic Nurse Practictioner Courtney McSpadden discusses liposuction with KGO News Radio
Dr. Horton Discusses Lip Augmentation on KGO Radio
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Dr. Horton on KGO News Radio
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Television Media Appearances
Dr. Karen Horton on KRON TV-4 on January 7, 2008
Karen Horton was featured on a segment of “Body Beautiful” on KRON TV 4 on January 7, 2008.
Dr. Karen Horton on KRON-TV 4 “Body Beautiful” on October 15, 2007
Dr. Karen Horton was featured on a segment of “Body Beautiful” on KRON TV 4 on October 15, 2007.
Dr. Karen Horton on KRON-TV 4 “Body Beautiful” on October 21, 2008
Dr. Karen Horton was featured on a segment of “Body Beautiful” on KRON TV 4 on October 21, 2008. She talks about breast surgeries.
Best of the Bay
Dr. Karen Horton appeared on “Best of the Bay” to promote the Women’s Plastic Surgery practice and discuss her focus on women’s reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery.