Dr. Youn's Blog

EMSCULPT: The Most Exciting New Cosmetic Treatment in Many Years!

What is the most exciting new treatment since non-invasive fat reduction? Emsculpt is a new, non-invasive option to thicken muscle, reduce fat, and even narrow a diastasis recti (the separation between the abdominal muscles many women get after having children). It utilizes electromagnetic energy to stimulate your muscles to contract 20,000 times in one 30 […]


Why Everyone Needs to Know About the Dirty Dozen!

The 2021 Dirty Dozen list is out! This list, composed by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), consists of foods you should consider purchasing organic instead of conventional due to pesticide contamination. The Dirty Dozen list is especially important when considering our children and the potential impacts that pesticides can have on their growing bodies. Research suggests […]

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Three of the Worst Celebrity Plastic Surgeries

Celebrities and botched plastic surgeries go hand-in-hand. It seems that every day a patient tells me not to make her look like a Real Housewife! With that in mind, I thought I’d reveal some of the worst decisions in celebrity plastic surgery… and what you can learn from them. Let’s start! 3. Simon Cowell and […]


Prepare NOW to look your best this summer!

Summer is just around the corner! So how should you prepare to look your best as the temperatures heat up and you’re spending more time outside? Here are some great options that you can start now to be ready for upcoming outdoor activities and beach days. SculpSure – Are you dealing with stubborn fat that just […]


Are Toxic Ingredients Hiding in your Skin Care?

Did you know the majority of skin care lines, even those sold in plastic surgeons’ and dermatologists’ offices contain ingredients that are potentially carcinogenic and hormone disrupting? Yes, even the most popular and well regarded skin care lines like Skinceuticals, Skinmedica, Obagi, and Neutrogena, contain certain products with potentially harmful chemicals. As a plastic surgeon, […]


Looking back one year ago

“The world turned upside down.” -‘Yorktown’ from Hamilton One year ago everything changed. I walked into my office on a Monday morning, ready for a full day of patients. At noon I decided to close the doors of YPS. My employees and I realized that our world was indeed turning upside down. We didn’t re-open […]


Don’t Ignore Your “Magic Mirror!”

One of my physician colleagues calls the skin our “Magic Mirror.” The largest organ of our body, it often gives us clues to underlying medical conditions even before they arise. I’d like to inform you of four clues in your skin that may be a sign that your body is trying to tell you something. […]


Simple Ways to Stay in Shape at Any Age

Let’s talk about exercise! While exercise is important to fit into your life in general, it’s more important as you age because muscle mass and balance are diminished as you get older. However, there are many great options for you to increase your strength, improve your balance, and stay in shape at any age. Here […]


Is Your Environment Impacting Your Health?

Did you ever think that your surrounding environment could be impacting your every day health? What about your home environment? It could surprise you! 1. Did you know fluoride in your water may contribute to adult acne? I’ve met a prominent researcher who has made it her mission to educate the public on the dangers of […]


5 Simple Tips to Look Younger!

We all would love to look younger, but the cost can get in the way. So here are five simple tricks that you can employ today to look years younger! 1. Lift Up Your Tongue When Taking Photos – If you don’t like how your neckline looks when taking pictures, try this simple trick: Lift your tongue […]


My Thoughts on our Choices Today

I recently received the Covid vaccine. I know there is a lot of concern, questions, and unease about this vaccine due to how quickly it went through the FDA pipeline. So I thought I’d take a little time to share with you my thoughts, and why I decided that getting the vaccine was in my […]