Category Archives: Plastic Surgery News

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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ASAPS Releases Ten Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2011

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (of which I am a member) is the premier society for cosmetic plastic surgeons in the U.S.  Most “big-name” aesthetic plastic surgeons are members of this group.  ASAPS recently released their Ten Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2011: As the economy continues to improve, demand for facelifts and other facial […]

  • Posted on: Dec 24 2010
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Laser Facial Rejuvenation 101 – Part II

In my last post we covered the basics of laser facial rejuvenation.  Today we’ll cover the general types of lasers and what they can do for you. 1. Ablative Lasers – The oldest types of facial lasers include the CO2 and erbium lasers.  These were widely used in the late 90’s and early 2000’s and, […]

  • Posted on: Dec 4 2010
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Laser Facial Rejuvenation 101 – Part I

Laser facial rejuvenation is one of the most popular but most confusing  treatments today.  What’s the difference between a lunchtime laser and a fractionated laser?  An ablative or a nonablative laser?  If many plastic surgeons are confused by the plethora of lasers available, how can the average consumer or patient know what laser is best for removing […]

  • Posted on: Dec 3 2010
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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
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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
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