Dr. Youn's Blog

Is Your Environment Impacting Your Health?

Did you ever think that your surrounding environment could be impacting your every day health? What about your home environment? It could surprise you! 1. Did you know fluoride in your water may contribute to adult acne? I’ve met a prominent researcher who has made it her mission to educate the public on the dangers of […]


5 Simple Tips to Look Younger!

We all would love to look younger, but the cost can get in the way. So here are five simple tricks that you can employ today to look years younger! 1. Lift Up Your Tongue When Taking Photos – If you don’t like how your neckline looks when taking pictures, try this simple trick: Lift your tongue […]


My Thoughts on our Choices Today

I recently received the Covid vaccine. I know there is a lot of concern, questions, and unease about this vaccine due to how quickly it went through the FDA pipeline. So I thought I’d take a little time to share with you my thoughts, and why I decided that getting the vaccine was in my […]


Solutions to Two Frustrating Skin Issues

Treating scars and stretch marks to reduce their appearance isn’t easy, but it’s not impossible! From topical solutions to in-office treatments, I have some recommendations for you to look into. For Scars: Silagen – This is a silicone-based cream that I encourage all of my surgery patients to use. Its works best on newer scars to […]


Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! 2020 has been something else, hasn’t it? What started as a normal new decade quickly took a turn for the worse. So here are some highlights (and lowlights) of the year: 5. Once COVID-19 hit in the States, I made the decision to close the office in early March before the state […]


Avoid These Skin Care Products!

Did you know there are commonly used skin care products that should be avoided at all costs? Sadly, not all products work, and some are even bad for your skin! Don’t waste your money anymore! Here are five that I think are the worst: 5. Makeup Wipes – These literally just take the makeup on your […]


The Skinny on Fat!

I’d love to share with you the skinny on FAT. Yes, fat in your diet isn’t necessarily bad for you. In fact, certain fats are good for your health AND your skin. There are five types of fat, and here are my opinions on each of them: 1. Monounsaturated Fats – GOOD – present in almonds, […]


Make the Holidays Healthier This Year!

Healthy meals might not come to mind when you think of the holiday season. Many of us enjoy stuffing ourselves with foods that are full of ingredients that taste good, but may not be the best for our overall health. However, there are easy ways to enjoy foods that bring you comfort and joy but […]


Are Your Hands as Dry as Mine?

It’s getting cold in Michigan! Is it as cold where you are? If you’re like me, you’ve been washing your hands constantly. This, combined with the cold and low humidity, has left my hands dry and even cracked at times. So here are some tips to survive the cold weather with more comfortable skin. 1. […]


What’s Hot in Cosmetic Medicine Today

It’s been a heck of a week. I considered not posting this week, given everything going on in our country, but thought it might be nice to take a small break from the news. I’m praying for peace, dialogue, a greater understanding, and reconciliation as so many people in our country are hurting in many […]