Dr. Youn's Blog

FDA Warns Doctors Of Counterfeit Botox

I hope you had a nice Christmas!  Here is a story that came out the other day. The FDA has sent a warning letter to 350 medical practices who may have purchased counterfeit Botox from a Canadian supplier.  From NBC News.com: The Food and Drug Administration said in a letter sent last  month, a letter […]


The Unsung Heroes Of Medicine

My latest article from CNN.com: I once had a doctor tell me, “Physicians get all the glory and all the money.”  While that’s not necessarily true – nurses get quite a bit of recognition in health care- most people don’t realize just how many people it takes to save a life.  I was struck by […]



Woman Busted Trying To Smuggle Cocaine In Breast Implants

Strange story from CNN.com: She arrived on a suspicious flight. Her story didn’t sound right. And then there was the blood … under her breasts. An airport security check in Spain led to an operating table for a passenger — where, authorities said, they found she had tucked packs of cocaine in her breast implants. […]




More on the Botched Buttock Implant Video

Here is an update on the viral video of the botched buttock implant job that I posted on the other day.  I was interviewed by NBC News.com regarding what possibly happened with her.  You can read their comprehensive and interesting article HERE.


Botched Buttock Implant Video – Disturbing

This is a video of a woman with what appears to be a botched buttock implant. Crazy! Her butt looks big enough without an implant in it. So why did this happen? It appears that the implant was likely not placed under the fascia or within the muscle. If it’s placed too close to the […]


Why You Should Avoid Afternoon Surgery

My latest article on CNN.com has gotten some people riled up: It’s 3 pm. You’re checked into the hospital for a routine surgery, scheduled to begin in fifteen minutes.  This is the first operation you’ve ever had.  Lying on a small gurney, covered only by a thin patient gown, you begin to shiver.  Your heart […]