Posts Tagged ‘ dr. youn ’

FAT – What you need to know

Are you as sad as I am that summer is over? My kids started school this week, so we’re definitely on the threshold of Autumn! In this post I’d love to share with you the skinny on FAT. Yes, fat in your diet isn’t necessarily bad for you. In fact, certain fats are good for […]


The Past Two Weeks

How was your past week? I think this week I’ll take a break from giving health and cosmetic advice and instead tell you a little bit about what I’ve done recently. I’m actually writing this email at 12:11am riding first class (upgraded from coach – I never buy first class!) in a Delta plane 30,000 […]



What Do 90% of Women Have, But Only 10% of Men?

It’s still summer, so cellulite is still on the minds of many women (and some men!) With that in mind, I thought I’d write a blog post about how to holistically treat this common issue. Surveys reveal that nearly 90% of women and 10% of men have cellulite. So what exactly is cellulite? Put simply, […]


The Latest News in Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Medicine

There has been a lot of news in plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine recently. Here are some things that you really need to know! 1. The FDA has issued a recall of Allergan Biocell textured (Style 410 and 468) breast implants. These implants have been determined to have a higher risk of ALCL (anaplastic large cell lymphoma) […]


My Big Announcement

I can’t believe it’s almost here. I’ve spent the past five years writing and re-writing my story, the story that took place after my first book, “In Stitches,” ended. “Playing God: The Evolution of a Modern Surgeon” is a page-turning, humorous, and moving look at my journey through general and plastic surgery residency, a Beverly Hills cosmetic fellowship, and starting my own practice as a […]


Stay Away from These Treatments

The newest, most talked-about procedures in plastic surgery aren’t necessarily the best. I’ve been reminded about it lately from several patients who’ve had complications or “near-misses” from other doctors. So here are some of the hottest procedures in cosmetic surgery today… and why you should definitely avoid them. 1. The Lip Lift – There is a trend […]


Nutritional Supplements You Should Be Taking and Why

What nutritional supplements should you take? This is a question I get asked of me all the time. Like most plastic surgeons, I was taught absolutely nothing about nutrition and nutritional supplements in medical school and residency. So I’ve spent the past three years researching, reading peer-reviewed studies, and learning from my holistic health colleagues.  […]


Five Anti-Aging Foods to Try Now

The standard American diet is definitely not the best one for our health and our skin. The chemicals, hormones, antibiotics, and bad fats wreak havoc on collagen, which forms the building blocks of our skin and many of our internal organs. Keeping that in mind, here are some anti-aging foods to consider adding to your […]


Read this if you have puffy eyes but don’t want surgery!

It’s something many of us deal with: puffy eyes. But did you know that there are ways to reduce that unsightly look without paying crazy amounts of money for some sort of miracle cream? Here are just a few: 1. Eat Anti-Inflammatory Foods Eating the right types of foods can work wonders on inflammation – […]