Category Archives: Plastic Surgery News

Plastic Surgery and Bullying: Two Plastic Surgeons Debate on Fox and Friends

For those of you who missed it, this is from today’s Fox and Friends. I debated my friend and prominent New York plastic surgeon Dr. Jennifer Walden about whether plastic surgery may be a solution to bullying. In general, I don’t think it is. For more background on this story, click here for yesterday’s post […]

  • Posted on: Apr 10 2011
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Is Plastic Surgery An Answer To Bullying?

ABC News has recently reported on a seven year old who is planning to have plastic surgery (otoplasty – ear pinback) as a way to prevent bullying.  Her mother, an assistant principal at a school in Long Island, believes that plastic surgery could be a solution to her bullying problems.  You can read the story here. According […]

  • Posted on: Apr 8 2011
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Mom Injects Eight Year Old With Mail Order Botox – Are You Kidding Me?

Crazy story out of the Sun.  A San Francisco mom admits to regularly injecting her eight year old daughter with mail-order Botox!  According to the article, the mom stated: “What I am doing for Britney now will help her become a star. “I know one day she will be a model, actress or singer, and […]

  • Posted on: Mar 28 2011
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Snake Bites Model’s Breast And Dies of Silicone Poisoning

This is a really strange story. An Israeli model was being filmed with a snake when it suddenly bit her on the breast, puncturing one of her silicone breast implants! Reportedly, the snake died shortly afterwards from silicone poisoning! The video is pretty graphic, so consider yourself warned. I’m sure she’s thankful the snake didn’t […]

  • Posted on: Mar 25 2011
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More and More Men Are Having Plastic Surgery

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has released their plastic surgery statistics for 2010.  The number of men having plastic surgery has increased 2%, but even more important, the procedures that showed the highest increase in males are surgical procedures, like facelifts (up 14%) and liposuction (up 7%).  The baby boomers could very well be […]

  • Posted on: Mar 23 2011
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Plastic Surgeons Prefer Traditional Tumescent Liposuction Over Other Liposuction Types

The latest journal of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reveals a survey that found the majority of cosmetic plastic surgeons prefer traditional tumescent liposuction over all the other types of liposuction put together.  According to the study: • Most currently employ or have previous experience with SAL (traditional tumescent lipo – 92.7 percent), UAL (ultrasound […]

  • Posted on: Feb 26 2011
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Plastic Surgery in 2010 – Dr. Youn on Good Morning America Health

This is the video from my appearance on Good Morning America Health today. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) released its statistics for 2010, revealing that cosmetic plastic surgery was up 5% from 2009. Some notable bits: 1. Breast augmentation remains the #1 cosmetic surgery procedure, with nearly 300,000 women undergoing the surgery. 60% […]

  • Posted on: Feb 10 2011
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