Category Archives: Dr. Anthony Youn in the Media

Breast Implants 101: My Segment On Fox Monday!

I’ll be joining my friend Deena Centofanti at Fox 2 Detroit’s The Nine Monday morning, October 29th in the 10 am hour.  We’ll be discussing Breast Implants 101: Everything you need to know about breast augmentation.  We’ll discuss many issues, including saline and silicone implants, recovery time, and gummy bear implants.  Hope you get a […]


6 Extreme Body Enhancements To Expect In The Next 10 Years

My article from yesterday’s Huffington Post science section: Every few months, the cosmetic surgery industry creates a new bizarre, over-the-top procedure: Toe-besity? Grannyplasty? Eyelash transplants? It makes you wonder, what’s next? In the next 10 years, I suspect that today’s ‘extreme plastic surgery’ treatments will seem like run-of-the-mill procedures. The future is likely to bring […]


Donut Head and Sheep Placenta Facials?

Fox 2 News Headlines This is a segment I filmed with the lovely Deena Centofanti for Fox 2 Detroit. Did you know some people in Japan are injecting saline into their foreheads to make them look like Bagel Heads? Or that Simon Cowell is reportedly getting Sheep Placenta Facials? I discuss it here!


Health Care Act’s Glaring Omission: Liability Reform

My latest article for CNN.com on Obamacare: Coverage for 30 million uninsured.  A ban on lifetime payout limits.  No co-pays or deductibles on preventive medical services.  Insurers prohibited from excluding patients based on pre-existing medical conditions.  The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) creates a massive, wide-scale overhaul of the heavily flawed and […]


How To Reduce Fat Without Diet, Exercise, Or Surgery?

My latest article printed in the Plastic Surgery Post: We all want to lose fat.  But not all of us want to go under the knife to do it. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, last year 204,702 Americans underwent liposuction, making it the third most common cosmetic surgery performed. This is in […]


Unclean Wound? Bring Out The Maggots!

My new article for CNN.com: As a surgical resident, I spent several months working in the local wound clinic. One day, a 60-year-old old man named John arrived, several weeks after undergoing a cardiac bypass. The surgeon had harvested a large vein from his leg for the operation. I entered the exam room. John’s left […]



Plastic Surgeons: The Rock Stars Of Medicine?

I was asked by Medscape (WebMD’s sister site for doctors) to write an article about the career of plastic surgery.  How hard is it to become a plastic surgeon?  What does it take?  What types of people should consider plastic surgery as a career choice?  Exactly what do plastic surgeons do, anyways?  Well, here’s what […]