Dr. Youn's Blog

Plastic Surgical Procedures Down 17% in 2009 Due to Recession

According to a survey released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, plastic surgery operations were down 17% last year due to the recession. Nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, like Botox, increased by 0.6%, with a total of 10 million surgical and nonsurgical procedures performed last year. For the third year in a row, breast augmentation […]


“Caulk” Butt Enhancements Hospitalize Six in New Jersey

According to an article on CBS News.com, six New Jersey women were recently hospitalized after receiving buttock injections with silicone used to caulk bathtubs. These treatments were apparently performed by “unlicensed providers.” Seriously?!?!?!?! A tip for anyone considering injections into your buttocks: Do not allow anyone to inject anything except your own fat into your […]


Instant Dimples – The Newest Fad Surgery?

There is an interesting article on MSNBC.com that focuses on a fringe plastic surgery procedure: dimple creation. Yes, there is a surgery to create dimples, and it works pretty well. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not a new procedure, as plastic surgeons have been performing it for years. According to the article, the procedure costs […]


An Internal Bra for Breast Lifts?

  Physicians overseas have begun using various types of internal bras to help with breast lift surgery. One of the most frustrating things about performing a breast lift is that no matter how high a surgeon may lift a breast, gravity always takes hold and eventually causes that breast to droop once again. Because the […]


Dr. Youn on Fox 2 Detroit This Morning

I had the pleasure of doing The Doctor Is In segment on the local Detroit Fox affiliate this morning. It was a fun experience, and definitely different from all my other television segments. During the hour I spent in the studio I answered many email questions from viewers, stopping several times to do on-air interviews. […]


Human Lab – Facelift

The Rachael Ray Show has a very fun and interesting segment airing Friday, Feb 26th called Human Lab: Facelift. In this segment three viewers will test three different products which claim to create a natural facelift. See how these products change (or don’t change) their appearance! And check out my expert commentary! For a teaser […]


Awake Tummy Tuck? Scary…

Should you consider having your tummy tuck awake? According to an article by The Plastic Surgery Channel a physician in San Antonio, TX is advertising an awake tummy tuck. No general anesthesia is used, just a light sedation and local anesthetics. In fact, you can make conversation with the doctor while she’s cutting open your […]


My latest Rachael Ray Segment Streaming Online

The Rachael Ray Show website has uploaded streaming video of a portion of my latest appearance, entitled “Secrets Your Plastic Surgeon Doesn’t Want You To Know.” In case you missed it, you can find the end of the segment here. Thank you to Rachael Ray and everyone at the show for all your hospitality. Thanks […]


Dr. Youn on the Rachael Ray Show Wednesday, Feb 10th!

For all of you who are snowed in tomorrow I will be a featured guest on the Rachael Ray Show Wednesday, Feb 10th. I’m revealing the “Secrets Your Plastic Surgeon Doesn’t Want You to Know.” Should be a lot of fun! Check out the teaser on their website here. Thanks for reading.Michigan-based Plastic SurgeonAnthony Youn, […]