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Celebrity Plastic Surgery on ABC: Did You Watch It?
So did any of you watch the ABC Primetime special Celebrity Plastic Surgery: Gone Too Far the other night? I saw nearly all of it. Very nicely done special. A couple thoughts: 1. They presented three celebrities who’ve had plastic surgery: Heidi Montag, Pete Burns, and Janice Dickinson. These are not, in my opinion, representative […]
- Posted on: Nov 27 2010
Celebrity Plastic Surgery: How Much Is Too Much?
ABC’s Primetime is airing a special tonight called Celebrity Plastic Surgery: How Much Is Too Much? This hour long program interviews such celebs as Heidi Montag, Janice Dickinson, and Pete Burns. I haven’t seen the episode yet (and was not interviewed for it) but I hope they don’t focus solely on the well-publicized plastic surgery […]
- Posted on: Nov 24 2010
FDA Pulls Darvocet Off The Market
The FDA has pulled the popular pain medications Darvocet and Darvon off the market. There are fears, apparently substantiated with scientific studies, that the active component of these drug (propoxyphene) can create damage to the heart and even cause fatal arrythmias. Darvocet was pulled off the shelves in Great Britain in 2005 and the European […]
- Posted on: Nov 23 2010
Can Botox Get You Out Of A DUI?
A strange Botox-related story has been recently published on MSNBC.com. A Canadian woman, Patti Ann Moore, was recently pulled over by Canadian police for allegedly drinking and driving. When the police officer attempted to perform a breathalyzer test on her, she huffed and puffed but just couldn’t get her lips around the breathalyzer. She was […]
- Posted on: Nov 5 2010
Banana Rolls? Dr. Youn Removes Some on the Doctors Thursday Oct 21st!
Do you have a banana roll you want to get rid of? What is a banana roll? I’ll be one of the featured surgeons on The Doctors tomorrow, treating one of my patient’s banana rolls. The episode covers many of the latest Fat Fixes, including some that are completely off-the-wall! Check out the preview here. Click here for your local listings. Thank […]
- Posted on: Oct 20 2010
Latisse as a treatment for thinning hair?
Can Latisse be used as a treatment for thinning hair? It’s definitely possible! I’ve had a number of patients tell me that they’ve used Latisse off-label for treating areas of hair loss, including on the scalp. While Latisse (bimatoprost) is currently FDA approved for eyelash growth, the FDA has now initiated a clinical trial to […]
- Posted on: Oct 19 2010
My Book “In Stitches” on Shelf Awareness
Have you ever wondered what the real truth is behind medical school and becoming a doctor? How does a person go from being a college student to a life-saving doctor in four short years? On top of that, what would possess someone to become a plastic surgeon? The website Shelf Awareness, well-known in the literary world, […]
- Posted on: Oct 15 2010
5 Ways to Lose 10 Years – My next Rachael Ray Show segment airs Tuesday Oct 12!
My next Rachael Ray Show segment airs tomorrow. Tune in to learn “5 Ways to Lose 10 Years!” We’ll cover everything from 3-D Surgery to Vampires to Trout Pouts! Click here to view a teaser from Rachael Ray’s website. See you tomorrow!
- Posted on: Oct 11 2010