Dr. Youn's Blog

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.

  • Posted on: Dec 2 2012
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Nov 29 2012
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Nov 28 2012
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Man Sues Wife For Being Ugly Pre-Plastic Surgery… And Wins $120,000!

If you think the court system in the United States is messed up, check out this story coming out of China! A husband sued his wife for hiding the fact that she had $100,000 of plastic surgery. He suspected something was wrong when they had a baby who didn’t look like her. The baby looked […]

  • Posted on: Nov 8 2012
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Breast Implants 101: My Segment On Fox Monday!

I’ll be joining my friend Deena Centofanti at Fox 2 Detroit’s The Nine Monday morning, October 29th in the 10 am hour.  We’ll be discussing Breast Implants 101: Everything you need to know about breast augmentation.  We’ll discuss many issues, including saline and silicone implants, recovery time, and gummy bear implants.  Hope you get a […]

  • Posted on: Oct 29 2012
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Can Your Pillow Make You Look Younger?

Can sleeping on a special pillow make you look younger?  A group of researchers from South Korea think so!  Check out the findings of their recent study: The investigators examined the skin conditions of 61 participants (test group, n=30; control group, n=31) following four and eight weeks of sleeping on the copper oxide-containing pillowcases. Using 3-D […]

  • Posted on: Oct 26 2012
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6 Extreme Body Enhancements To Expect In The Next 10 Years

My article from yesterday’s Huffington Post science section: Every few months, the cosmetic surgery industry creates a new bizarre, over-the-top procedure: Toe-besity? Grannyplasty? Eyelash transplants? It makes you wonder, what’s next? In the next 10 years, I suspect that today’s ‘extreme plastic surgery’ treatments will seem like run-of-the-mill procedures. The future is likely to bring […]

  • Posted on: Oct 16 2012
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Donut Head and Sheep Placenta Facials?

Fox 2 News Headlines This is a segment I filmed with the lovely Deena Centofanti for Fox 2 Detroit. Did you know some people in Japan are injecting saline into their foreheads to make them look like Bagel Heads? Or that Simon Cowell is reportedly getting Sheep Placenta Facials? I discuss it here!

  • Posted on: Oct 9 2012
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Health Care Act’s Glaring Omission: Liability Reform

My latest article for CNN.com on Obamacare: Coverage for 30 million uninsured.  A ban on lifetime payout limits.  No co-pays or deductibles on preventive medical services.  Insurers prohibited from excluding patients based on pre-existing medical conditions.  The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) creates a massive, wide-scale overhaul of the heavily flawed and […]

  • Posted on: Oct 7 2012
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