Dr. Youn's Blog

Banish Your Mask-ne and Improve Your Skin!

Mask acne (also called “maskne”) has become an issue for so many of us. Wearing masks for long periods of time combined with stress and other factors are creating an outbreak of acne across the country. So what can you do about it? Here are some tips to help prevent and treat the dreaded maskne: […]

  • Posted on: May 5 2021
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Secrets to Getting a Flat Tummy!

Want a flatter tummy, but don’t want to go under the knife? You’re not alone! Invasive procedures typically come with post-op pain, extensive downtime, and high costs, and many people want to avoid all of those. Sometimes, it simply makes more sense to not undergo surgery. So what are some non-invasive treatments to get a […]

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2021
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Avoid these Plastic Surgeries!

Although all cosmetic surgeries and procedures come with risks, some are more dangerous than others. They can lead to disfigurement, tissue damage, and even death! Here are five plastic surgeries that I personally recommend staying away from. These are procedures I don’t perform in my practice! Breast Augmentation with Textured Breast Implants – You may have […]

  • Posted on: Apr 22 2021
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Why Everyone Needs to Know About the Dirty Dozen!

The 2021 Dirty Dozen list is out! This list, composed by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), consists of foods you should consider purchasing organic instead of conventional due to pesticide contamination. The Dirty Dozen list is especially important when considering our children and the potential impacts that pesticides can have on their growing bodies. Research suggests […]

  • Posted on: Apr 19 2021
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Three of the Worst Celebrity Plastic Surgeries

Celebrities and botched plastic surgeries go hand-in-hand. It seems that every day a patient tells me not to make her look like a Real Housewife! With that in mind, I thought I’d reveal some of the worst decisions in celebrity plastic surgery… and what you can learn from them. Let’s start! 3. Simon Cowell and […]


Prepare NOW to look your best this summer!

Summer is just around the corner! So how should you prepare to look your best as the temperatures heat up and you’re spending more time outside? Here are some great options that you can start now to be ready for upcoming outdoor activities and beach days. SculpSure – Are you dealing with stubborn fat that just […]


Are Toxic Ingredients Hiding in your Skin Care?

Did you know the majority of skin care lines, even those sold in plastic surgeons’ and dermatologists’ offices contain ingredients that are potentially carcinogenic and hormone disrupting? Yes, even the most popular and well regarded skin care lines like Skinceuticals, Skinmedica, Obagi, and Neutrogena, contain certain products with potentially harmful chemicals. As a plastic surgeon, […]


Looking back one year ago

“The world turned upside down.” -‘Yorktown’ from Hamilton One year ago everything changed. I walked into my office on a Monday morning, ready for a full day of patients. At noon I decided to close the doors of YPS. My employees and I realized that our world was indeed turning upside down. We didn’t re-open […]


Don’t Ignore Your “Magic Mirror!”

One of my physician colleagues calls the skin our “Magic Mirror.” The largest organ of our body, it often gives us clues to underlying medical conditions even before they arise. I’d like to inform you of four clues in your skin that may be a sign that your body is trying to tell you something. […]


Simple Ways to Stay in Shape at Any Age

Let’s talk about exercise! While exercise is important to fit into your life in general, it’s more important as you age because muscle mass and balance are diminished as you get older. However, there are many great options for you to increase your strength, improve your balance, and stay in shape at any age. Here […]