Dr. Youn's Blog

“Botched” New Plastic Surgery Series On E!

From the network that brought you Dr. 90210 comes the new series Botched. It stars two plastic surgeons, Dr. Paul Nassif and Dr. Terry Dubrow, previously seen as husbands on the Real Housewives series. They are both well-regarded surgeons in our field, and in the show they try to fix various ‘botched’ plastic surgeries. Their […]

  • Posted on: Jun 14 2014
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What Plastic Surgeons Say About Cosmetic Surgery Tourism

It seems more and more people are heading overseas to get their plastic surgery performed.  In the past, I heard mainly about Asians heading to Japan or South Korea to get work done.  Now, there are companies that advertise surgical tourism as a way to save money and see a different country.  This can be […]

  • Posted on: Jun 5 2014
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Annual Meeting of the Aesthetic Society – San Francisco, CA

I’m writing this post as I’m stuck in the middle seat on an airplane flying from San Francisco back home to Detroit.  I’ve spent the past couple days at the annual Aesthetic Meeting, a massive conference organized by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and attended by thousands of the top cosmetic plastic surgeons in the world.  My trip this […]

  • Posted on: Apr 28 2014
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Home and Family Show – Cosmetic Procedures to Avoid

This is a clip from my recent segment on Hallmark’s “Home and Family” program. Quite honestly, it was one of the most fun shows I’ve ever taped. The hosts, Mark and Cristina, were so very welcoming and the vibe there is really fun and positive. And yes, that is Charo sitting next to me! Thank […]

  • Posted on: Apr 18 2014
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Harper’s Bazaar – List of the Best Plastic Surgeons in the U.S.

I was pleased and surprised to find out yesterday that I was included as one of Harper’s Bazaar’s 24 “Best Beauty Surgeons” in the United States.  I’m honored to join such esteemed colleagues as Dr. Steven Teitelbaum, Dr. Raj Kanodia, Dr. Rod Rohrich, and Dr. Jennifer Walden on this list of elite cosmetic plastic surgeons.  […]

  • Posted on: Apr 5 2014
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Breast Lifts Outpacing Breast Implants?

New survey results from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that since 2000, breast lifts have been outpacing breast implants by two-to-one. Although three times as many women undergo breast augmentations as breast implants, the number of women undergoing breast lifts has increased 70% since 2000. What is this from? I think there […]

  • Posted on: Apr 1 2014
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Official 2013 Plastic Surgery Statistics – Most Plastic Surgery Since the Great Recession

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery recently released its annual plastic surgery statistics from the year before.  Here are some highlights: ·         There was a 6.5% increase in the total number of surgical procedures performed last year as compared to 2012. Almost 2 million procedures were performed among the core group last year ·         Americans […]

  • Posted on: Mar 25 2014
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What To Do About Your Bad Breath

From one of my latest CNN.com articles: I’m sitting cramped in the window seat of an airplane, awaiting takeoff for a flight that will bring me from Detroit to Los Angeles. The large man in the middle seat has his arm draped over the arm rest, leaving me leaning and squashed against the side of […]

  • Posted on: Mar 19 2014
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2014
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