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Unclean Wound? Bring Out The Maggots!
My new article for CNN.com: As a surgical resident, I spent several months working in the local wound clinic. One day, a 60-year-old old man named John arrived, several weeks after undergoing a cardiac bypass. The surgeon had harvested a large vein from his leg for the operation. I entered the exam room. John’s left […]
- Posted on: Sep 13 2012
Dr. Youn Returns To “The Rachael Ray Show” Wednesday, Sept. 12th!
Here we go! I’m making my return to the fabulous Rachael Ray Show this Wednesday, Sept 12th to reveal “Plastic Surgery Fakeouts.” We test some products that promise instant results comparable to having plastic surgery! Do they work? You’ll have to tune in to find out! For more on my latest segment of The Rachael […]
- Posted on: Sep 11 2012
Plastic Surgeons: The Rock Stars Of Medicine?
I was asked by Medscape (WebMD’s sister site for doctors) to write an article about the career of plastic surgery. How hard is it to become a plastic surgeon? What does it take? What types of people should consider plastic surgery as a career choice? Exactly what do plastic surgeons do, anyways? Well, here’s what […]
- Posted on: Sep 6 2012
Dr. Youn on Fox News Discussing Weight Gain, Pregnancy, and How Celebrities Look So Good
This is a recent segment I did for Fox News on why celebrities look so good so quickly after giving birth. Is it due to plastic surgery?
- Posted on: Sep 3 2012
Salt Lake City Plastic Surgeon And Fiance Found Dead
This is a strange story out of Utah. A plastic surgeon, previously convicted of kidnapping his fiance, was recently released early from jail for good behavior. Four days later, he and his fiance were found dead in his home in Orem. It reads like a story straight from Dateline. From the Salt Lake Tribune: Berg appeared […]
- Posted on: Aug 29 2012
Gynecologists Alarmed By Female Genital Plastic Surgery
There is an interesting article on Yahoo News about the current trend in female genital plastic surgery. From the article: Female genital cosmetic surgery is a small segment of the U.S. plastic surgery market, but it is growing, with thousands of women estimated to undergo such procedures every year. That growth comes despite a warning […]
- Posted on: Aug 27 2012
Are Eggs The New Cigarettes? My National News Segment Online
Thank you to HLN for inviting me on the show!
- Posted on: Aug 23 2012
Plastic Surgeon Injects His Own Face With 35 Vials Of Juvederm!
Click HERE for video. I removed the video since it automatically played. So annoying! Florida plastic surgeon Dr. Ryan Maercks filmed himself injecting his own face with 35 vials of Juvederm, as a way to show his patients how volumetric filling of the face is a very good method of facial rejuvenation. Yes, he injected […]
- Posted on: Aug 20 2012
Are Eggs The New Cigarettes?
I hope not! This afternoon I did an interview on HLN’s Evening Express (fast becoming one of my favorite news programs) on a new study published in Atherosclerosis. From CNN.com: A new study suggests eating egg yolks can accelerate heart disease almost as much as smoking. The study published online in the journal Atherosclerosis found […]
- Posted on: Aug 16 2012
Plastic Surgery For Bullied Kids?
This is an interesting segment from Sanjay Gupta and CNN where he follows a young woman who has an otoplasty, rhinoplasty, and chin augmentation to help prevent her from being bullied. It’s a sad statement on society that children feel the need to have plastic surgery in order to prevent bullying. It’s the bullies that […]
- Posted on: Aug 12 2012