Posts by Dr. Tony Youn:
Suspects Flee After Buttock Injections Result in Death
Two women are sought by the authorities after allegedly performing illegal silicone injections into the buttocks of a woman who subsequently died. Guadalupe Viveros and Alejandra Viveros are believed to have fled to Mexico after posting $20,000 bail. This story has achieved national headlines with CNN’s Nancy Grace focusing on it this week. If you […]
- Posted on: Aug 3 2010
Botox in a Cream Form?
Can Botox be applied as a cream? Yes, if the company Revance Therapeutics has its way. They are currently testing a cream form of botulinum toxin to the crow’s feet. I’ve heard that initial results are promising, although the product appears to be at least 2 years away from potential FDA approval. There are a […]
- Posted on: Jul 21 2010
Woman Almost Dies When Eye Doctor Performs Breast Augmentation
CBS Atlanta News is reporting that a woman almost bled to death during a breast augmentation performed by an opthalmologist (an eye doctor). According to their accounts, the woman was awake during the procedure and experienced her ‘surgeon’ calling 911 for help. Luckily, a real plastic surgeon was on staff at the ER and […]
- Posted on: Jul 14 2010
Dr. Youn on Rachael Ray Wednesday July 14th
This Wednesday, July 14th, the Rachael Ray Show will be rerunning an episode I did with them called Plastic Surgery Breakthroughs, where I revealed four of the hottest new technologies in plastic surgery today. Check your local listings or the Rachael Ray Show website here. Thanks for reading.Michigan-based Plastic SurgeonAnthony Youn, M.D. Share
- Posted on: Jul 12 2010
12 Ridiculous Plastic Surgeries?
The Daily Beast and the OC Register have interesting articles on 12 Crazy Plastic Surgeries. Are these really crazy? Are people doing them? Do I do them? Here we go! Creation of dimples – This is being done, just not be me or most plastic surgeons. Chin cleft surgery – same as #1. Michael Jackson […]
- Posted on: Jul 4 2010
Why Are Teens Getting ‘Toxed?
There’s an interesting article in MSNBC.com on the recent trend towards teenagers getting Botox. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), last year over 12,000 Botox or Dysport treatments were performed on people under the age of 18. One plastic surgeon quoted in the article claimed that 5-8% of his Botox patients […]
- Posted on: Jun 29 2010
Do Eye Creams Really Work?
The Beauty Brains Blog has an interesting post called “Do Eye Creams Really Work?” This blog looks at various cosmetics from a scientific and chemist’s point of view. Check it out here. Do I think eye creams work? Yes… to an extent. Here is how I describe the three major causes (and treatments) of […]
- Posted on: Jun 20 2010
Get Your Body Beach Ready – Dr. Youn on the CBS Early Show
Here is a recent segment I did on the CBS Early Show where I demonstrated four interesting ways to get your body ready for bathing suit season. Two of these are take-home devices that really do seem to work! You can order the Wellbox and Silk’N online. And no, I do not get any payment […]
- Posted on: May 31 2010
Zeltiq – Noninvasive Fat Loss – Too Good To Be True? No…
One of the hottest things in plastic surgery today, and what I consider the Holy Grail of plastic surgery, is Noninvasive Fat Loss. One of the latest to claim this is Zeltiq. This is a device which is FDA approved in the U.S. for other purposes, but many physicians are using it ‘off-label’ to remove […]
- Posted on: May 28 2010
“In Stitches” – Dr. Youn’s Memoir Hitting Shelves in April 2011!
I’d like to announce that I’ve signed a contract with Gallery Books (A Division of Simon & Schuster) to write my medical school memoir, In Stitches. From Publisher’s Weekly: Kara Cesare at Gallery Books took world rights, at auction, to Dr. Anthony Youn’s memoir, In Stitches. Youn, currently a world-renowned plastic surgeon, is writing with […]
- Posted on: May 24 2010