Dr. Youn's Blog

Plastic Surgeons: “Back Off My Botox!”

Although this news isn’t as exciting to the general public as, say, Bruce Jenner’s latest bizarre change in appearance, it’s huge news in the plastic surgery and dermatology market.  Allergan, pioneers of some of the most game-changing and innovative products in cosmetic medicine, are the target of a possible hostile takeover bid by rival Valeant.  […]


ZO Skin Health – Faculty Member

Have you heard of ZO Skin Health and ZO Medical skin care products?  This is the new line of skin care products developed by Beverly Hills dermatologist Dr. Zein Obagi.  I’ve recently had the privilege of being named as a ZO Skin Health faculty member. ZO Skin Health and ZO Medical represent the latest and greatest in […]



Interesting and Simple Way to Preview a Nose Job

Have you ever considered getting a nose job but didn’t want surgery?  Have you had a botched nose job?  More and more doctors are now injecting filler into the nose to correct defects and even to make it look straighter.  A friend of mine, and prominent Beverly Hills facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Robert Kotler, has […]



“Botched” New Plastic Surgery Series On E!

From the network that brought you Dr. 90210 comes the new series Botched. It stars two plastic surgeons, Dr. Paul Nassif and Dr. Terry Dubrow, previously seen as husbands on the Real Housewives series. They are both well-regarded surgeons in our field, and in the show they try to fix various ‘botched’ plastic surgeries. Their […]


What Plastic Surgeons Say About Cosmetic Surgery Tourism

It seems more and more people are heading overseas to get their plastic surgery performed.  In the past, I heard mainly about Asians heading to Japan or South Korea to get work done.  Now, there are companies that advertise surgical tourism as a way to save money and see a different country.  This can be […]



Annual Meeting of the Aesthetic Society – San Francisco, CA

I’m writing this post as I’m stuck in the middle seat on an airplane flying from San Francisco back home to Detroit.  I’ve spent the past couple days at the annual Aesthetic Meeting, a massive conference organized by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and attended by thousands of the top cosmetic plastic surgeons in the world.  My trip this […]


Home and Family Show – Cosmetic Procedures to Avoid

This is a clip from my recent segment on Hallmark’s “Home and Family” program. Quite honestly, it was one of the most fun shows I’ve ever taped. The hosts, Mark and Cristina, were so very welcoming and the vibe there is really fun and positive. And yes, that is Charo sitting next to me! Thank […]