Dr. Youn's Blog

New Ways To Lose Fat Without Surgery

Several years ago I said on The Rachael Ray Show that non-invasive fat reduction is the holy grail of plastic surgery. Not only have we achieved this, but it seems that new treatments to reduce fat without surgery are hitting the market every month. Here are some of the newest options for fat reduction without surgery, some […]


Tips to Holistically Detox Your Home

We tend to think of our homes as healthy refuges from potential hazards outside. But did you know that our homes also harbor potentially toxic elements that can affect our health? Here are some tips to make your homes holistically healthier: 1. Don’t sleep on your phone – Our mobile phones are constantly sending and receiving electromagnetic […]


Secrets About Your Food You Should Know

Food is Medicine. Eating the right foods can improve your health and appearance, and eating the wrong ones can drag you down. Here are a few quick tips that you may not have realized about the food you’re eating! Diet soda will make you gain weight – People who drink diet soda pop, which is filled […]


Natural Solutions for Sunburn and Thinning Hair in Women

It happens – we’re so busy we forget to wear sunscreen or re-apply it throughout the day, and our skin becomes sunburned. It’s painful, itchy, dry, and we want relief from it all as fast as possible. Instead of reaching for medication or cream full of chemicals that might cause more damage to the skin, […]



Organic or Conventional – Why the Choice Matters

How important is it to buy and eat organic food? If given the choice (and if it’s affordable), then I always recommend eating organic. Here’s why: 1. Conventionally grown produce (much of which is genetically modified, or GMO) can be subjected to the chemical herbicide glyphosate (Roundup). In fact, GMO foods are specifically designed to tolerate […]



Hot Topics and New Treatments in Cosmetic Medicine

I’m writing you from my hotel room in New York City, where I’m attending the annual meeting for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. This is the meeting where plastic surgeons gather from around the country and the world to learn new techniques and get the latest scoop on exciting things to come. Thought […]



The 2018 Dirty Dozen – Buy These Organic If You Can

Have you heard of the Dirty Dozen? Every year since 2004, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) – a non-profit, non-partisan environmental organization – ranks the worst foods in regards to pesticide contamination. These are foods which you should consider purchasing organic instead of conventional. This year, for the third year in a row, strawberries topped the list […]