Dr. Youn's Blog

Why doctors fall asleep while treating you

Confession: I’ve fallen asleep while operating on patients. And I’m sure I’m not the only one. No, I’ve never passed out and face-planted into a patient’s open belly. Nor have I fallen asleep in the operating room as a plastic surgeon in practice. But as a resident, I performed the dreaded head-bob several times. Here […]



Five Plastic Surgery Secrets You Need To Know

I hope you’re enjoying your summer! I’ve compiled a number of plastic surgery secrets that I think you will find fascinating. These secrets may be hard to believe, but they’re true! Here they are… 1. Fat can get thicker after Coolsculpting – One of the reasons why I don’t offer Coolsculpting at YOUN Plastic Surgery (YPS) is […]


Five Healthy and Anti-Aging Food Tips You Must Know

What we eat has a profound impact on how quickly we age. More and more studies are showing this to be true. With this in mind, I’ve compiled four simple tips about your food to help you look younger and age more slowly. Here’s to eating for your health! 1. Do not combine milk with […]


How To Get Rid of Stubborn Fat Without Surgery, Really!

Summer is in full swing, which means we are all wearing less clothing! To commemorate swimsuit season, I’d love to reveal to you the best options for getting rid of stubborn fat pockets without surgery. Here they are and what I think about them. 1. Coolsculpting – Coolsculpting works by the principle that our fat […]


Hot Topics: Scarless breast lift, Sculpsure, Refyne, PRP, and more

I am writing this newsletter while on a plane back from Las Vegas. If you follow our daily video posts on Facebook or Instagram, then you know that I spent the past week at Vegas Cosmetic Surgery 2017. This multispecialty conference brings together the top plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and oculoplastic surgeons to share the latest […]



Plastic Surgery Myths, Reverse Heart Disease, & E.D.?

It’s the start of summer! Make sure you get out and enjoy the beautiful weather, though don’t forget your sunblock and sunglasses! Summer is the time when we all want the best looking skin and body, but there are many questions and myths surrounding skin care, plastic surgery, and beauty. Let’s correct some common misconceptions: […]


Essential Oils 101

I’d like to share with you the benefits of essential oils and a great recipe from my friend, Dr. Mariza Snyder, an essential oil expert. For those of you who are curious about essential oils, but haven’t tried using them, here’s the scoop: Essential oils can be an all-natural alternative to using toxic chemicals and […]


Summer Skin Tips and Leaky Gut

Summer is almost here! As we spend more time outside, it’s as important than ever to make sure you keep your skin safe from the sun’s harmful rays. Here are some easy Do’s and Don’ts for you to remember as you head into the warm weather. DO use lip balm with SPF. Lip balms with […]