Dr. Youn's Blog

Did You Know Smoking Can Make Nipples Fall Off?

I cringe every time I see a patient for a breast lift who is a smoker. I’m deathly afraid that despite my warnings, she will smoke before or after surgery and cause her nipples to turn black and fall off. Yes. Smokers who undergo breast lifts are at great risk of losing their nipples. The […]


Five Simple Tricks To Look Younger Without Paying A Dime

We all would love to look younger, but the cost can get in the way. So here are five simple tricks that you can employ today to look years younger! 1. Lift Up Your Tongue When Taking Photos – If you don’t like how your neckline looks when taking pictures, try this simple trick: Lift your tongue […]



Five Great In-Office Treatments…And Two To Avoid

What works? Patients ask me this all the time, both at YPS and on Facebook and Instagram. At YPS we offer a plethora of cosmetic anti-aging treatments, each one hand-chosen by me based on its efficacy. But we can’t offer every single effective treatment available throughout the U.S. So here is a list of five great in-office treatments […]


Let’s Clear Up Cosmetic Confusion!

I often get messages on my Facebook page asking me, “What is the difference between X and Y?” So in this week’s e-newsletter, I’ve decided to clear up some confusing terms and treatments. Do you know the difference between a sun spot and an age spot? What about Fraxel and fractional lasers? How about BBL and IPL? […]


This is the Future of Medicine

What is the future of medicine? Is the future of medicine more medications, more invasive treatments, and Big Pharma, like many doctors and health care professionals would like you to believe? Or is it something more? For the past year I’ve introduced you to physicians and health care providers who are on the cutting edge […]


Five “Healthy” Foods That Are Surprisingly Bad

We all want to eat healthier, right? Unfortunately, sometimes we’re fooled into thinking that the foods we eat are actually good for us when they aren’t. With this in mind, I’ve compiled a list of five “healthy” foods that are surprisingly bad for us! 1. Baked Beans – In general, beans are nutritious. They contain […]


Five Tips To Get The Best Skin Ever

Have you been to Sephora or Macy’s lately? There are literally hundreds of skin care products that promise to smooth wrinkles, tighten skin, and lighten dark spots. But how is one to know which products to buy? Although I can’t answer that in one short email, here are five tips to help you get started. […]


10 Amazing Superfoods At Your Grocer NOW

We all know food has amazing powers to heal and keep you healthy. But it’s so frustrating to me that more people aren’t taking advantage of this! These days, it seems like there are hundreds of “experts” telling us to eat this or eat that. Which are truly the very BEST foods to eat for […]


Why doctors fall asleep while treating you

Confession: I’ve fallen asleep while operating on patients. And I’m sure I’m not the only one. No, I’ve never passed out and face-planted into a patient’s open belly. Nor have I fallen asleep in the operating room as a plastic surgeon in practice. But as a resident, I performed the dreaded head-bob several times. Here […]