Dr. Youn's Blog

2013 in Plastic Surgery: Year of the Butt and Labiaplasty?

Last year was the Year of the Butt. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, there was a 58% increase in buttock enhancement surgery in 2013 compared to the year before. This operation had the largest gains of all cosmetic procedures for the year. So why are so many Americans undergoing surgery to […]




Extreme Plastic Surgery – My Strange Addiction

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player This is from today’s Bethenny show. The woman interviewed here was profiled on TLC’s My Strange Addiction and has breasts that are “one cup short of a gallon” on each side. And somehow she’s found a cosmetic or plastic surgeon who has agreed to make […]


How Plastic Is Too Plastic?

The Bethenny Show had a very interesting series of segments this past Wednesday on Extreme Plastic Surgery. They interviewed a plastic surgery enthusiast, who was previously seen on the TLC special Plastic Wives, and a woman who regretted her previous plastic surgery. They also brought up the question of how young is too young for […]




Age-Defying Tips From Your Fridge?

Tune in this Tuesday when I return to the Rachael Ray Show to show how you can use simple ingredients from your refrigerator to make you look younger!  These tips can take off the years for just pennies.  Here is the preview from the Rachael Ray Show website: Smart shopping and a clever fridge strategy […]


Face Yoga – An Alternative To Plastic Surgery?

This one is hilarious. Check out this local news story where a woman claims that making funny, extreme facial expressions (and sounds) can smooth your wrinkles and tighten your face. No, I don’t buy this one at all. If anything, I believe that making some of the faces she recommends can worsen wrinkles, as these […]


Does Smoking Pot Cause Man Boobs?

This is from my latest article from CNN.com that went viral.  A lot of comments on this one, mainly from people who disagree with some of the things I wrote! A young man in his 20s — let’s call him George — sits across from me in the exam room. “Dr. Youn,” he says, “I […]