Posts by Dr. Tony Youn:
Fullness In, Tautness Out – Old News?
The Early Show on CBS had a segment this morning explaining the “new” trend in plastic surgery: Adding volume instead of just lifting. They explained that adding fullness to the cheeks is a key component of reversing aging and creating the most naturally youthful look possible. Is this old news? When I did my aesthetic […]
- Posted on: Aug 7 2008
The Acupuncture Facelift?? Now I’ve Heard Everything!
An interesting article in Yahoo News describes a facelift being performed by acupuncture. Practitioners claim that it stimulates collagen production, lifts sagging skin, and is as effective as Botox. Hahahahahahahahaha!!! But seriously, I know very little about this, although my mother has been trained in acupuncture and acupressure. She’s used it on me on more […]
- Posted on: Jul 30 2008
Getting Ready for Bathing Suit Season
There’s not much new in the world of celebrity plastic surgery today, so I thought I’d give you some links to a series of TV segments I did for the local Fox 2 Detroit affiliate. We did a week of “Getting Ready for Bathing Suit Season” segments, focusing on minimally invasive ways to get your […]
- Posted on: Jul 22 2008
Prevelle – Today for Tonight?
Mentor, a company best known for their outstanding breast implants, has recently released a new hyaluronic acid filler here in the United States. It’s called Prevelle ‘Silk,’ and is the only hyaluronic acid filler available which also incorporates lidocaine (an anesthetic) into the product. The idea is that most patients who have it for enhancing […]
- Posted on: Jul 16 2008
Dr. A List Will See You Now
There is a great article written by Natasha Singer in the New York Times on the state of plastic surgery in the current economy. The article focuses on how plastic surgery big ticket items, such as facelifts and tummy tucks, have been affected by the recent downturn in the economy. While the demand for less […]
- Posted on: Jun 24 2008
Leg Lengthening Surgery : Urban Legend? Not Really…
There’s a fascinating article on Men.Style.Com (Details Magazine) focusing on Leg Lengthening surgery. This is a surgery where the bones of the legs are sawed in half and then gradually allowed to spread apart as new bone grows between the two broken halves. It’s called the Ilizarov technique, and has been used for healing fractures […]
- Posted on: Jun 22 2008
Noninvasive Liposuction in the U.S.???? Not yet…
In plastic surgery news, Medicis, the company which produces Restylane and Perlane, has just announced that it is acquiring Liposonix, a Seattle-based company which specializes in nonsurgical fat removal. Liposonix is a pioneer in focused ultrasound technology as a noninvasive way to reduce fat. It’s being used in Europe, but is not available in the […]
- Posted on: Jun 18 2008
TV Made Me Do It – Have Plastic Surgery
Youtube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_shVlg4T2c TV Made Me Do It is a national cable series on the Canadian TVTropolis channel. It explores how television influences people to do certain things, like propose marraige, come out of the closet, and yes, have plastic surgery. Their most recent episode, entitled Beautiful, followed a patient of mine as she underwent […]
- Posted on: Jun 14 2008
Botox for Breast Augmentation?
Will its applications never end? Some doctors have found a new use for Botox: Breast Augmentation. According to nbc10.com, some plastic surgeons are injecting Botox into the muscles of the chest in an attempt to straighten a woman’s posture and thereby enhance her bust line. Click here for the article. I’ve never performed this procedure […]
- Posted on: Jun 8 2008
Dr. Youn to be a guest on WDVD “It’s Your Community”
I’ve been asked to be a guest on Metro Detroit’s 96.3 WDVD for It’s Your Community with Vanessa Denha. We’ll be talking about the latest controversial trends in plastic surgery, including lunchtime facelifts, mesotherapy, and even buttock implants. It airs tomorrow (Sunday) at 6 am-6:30 am. If you don’t live in the area or are […]
- Posted on: Jun 7 2008