Posts Tagged ‘ cosmetic surgery ’



Study Shows Effects of Excessively Large Breasts On Teens

There is an interesting study recently published in Pediatrics regarding teens and breast reduction.   It appears that teens with excessively large breasts (macromastia) are more likely to suffer from self-esteem issues and eating disorders.  According to HealthDay News: For the study, 96 girls between the ages of 12 and 21 were surveyed. They all were diagnosed […]





Why More Men Are Having Plastic Surgery: My Latest CNN.com Article

The pair of double-Ds jutting out in front of me look like they would belong on Pam Anderson. Instead they’re attached to a 14-year-old boy. I whip out a black marker and start drawing on Phil, my first surgery patient of the day.  Phil has severe gynecomastia, or enlarged male breasts.   Phil was brought […]


Pillow Face: The New Hollywood Fashion

What is going on with all the Pillow Faces in Hollywood?  There’s been a rash of them lately, each one seemingly worse than the next.  A Pillow Face is the term used when a person has overplumped cheeks, causing them to look like a Cabbage Patch Doll or as if they’re storing nuts for the winter.  […]



Fox News: Words of Wellness: “In Stitches”

Growing up, Dr. Anthony Youn was dealt an interesting hand: a tiger parent,  an abnormally large jaw, and many, many dateless Friday nights.  He details  these situations and many more in his book In  Stitches, a memoir which follows his humorous—and often touching—path  from awkward student to successful plastic surgeon. “I set out to write […]