Category Archives: Dr. Anthony Youn in the Media

2013 in Plastic Surgery: Year of the Butt and Labiaplasty?

Last year was the Year of the Butt. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, there was a 58% increase in buttock enhancement surgery in 2013 compared to the year before. This operation had the largest gains of all cosmetic procedures for the year. So why are so many Americans undergoing surgery to […]




How Plastic Is Too Plastic?

The Bethenny Show had a very interesting series of segments this past Wednesday on Extreme Plastic Surgery. They interviewed a plastic surgery enthusiast, who was previously seen on the TLC special Plastic Wives, and a woman who regretted her previous plastic surgery. They also brought up the question of how young is too young for […]




Age-Defying Tips From Your Fridge?

Tune in this Tuesday when I return to the Rachael Ray Show to show how you can use simple ingredients from your refrigerator to make you look younger!  These tips can take off the years for just pennies.  Here is the preview from the Rachael Ray Show website: Smart shopping and a clever fridge strategy […]


Does Smoking Pot Cause Man Boobs?

This is from my latest article from CNN.com that went viral.  A lot of comments on this one, mainly from people who disagree with some of the things I wrote! A young man in his 20s — let’s call him George — sits across from me in the exam room. “Dr. Youn,” he says, “I […]


My Free Implants – CBS News Segment

WNEM TV 5 This is an interesting segment from local CBS News about a website called MyFreeImplants.com. They interview a patient of mine who used this website to have her breast implants paid for. No, the site isn’t a hoax, although the idea behind it is pretty… out there.


Can You Reconstruct A Nose On A Forehead?

Yes, you can! There are several techniques to reconstruct a nose from existing skin and tissue from other parts of the face. Chinese doctors recently released some photos and video of a patient with a nose growing on his forehead. I discuss the video and nasal reconstruction in this recent video from HLN.