Dr. Youn's Blog

My Interview In “Beauty In The Bag”

Beauty in the Bag is one of the top websites on beauty.  This week I’m honored to be their featured “Beauty Guru.”  They interviewed me about plastic surgery trends and great skin care products. You can read the interview HERE. Thank you to Beauty in the Bag for the nice interview!

  • Posted on: Jan 4 2013
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How To Get Rid Of Spider Veins and Varicose Veins

This is an ABC daytime TV segment I recently did on spider veins and varicose vein treatments. I demonstrate one of the newest lasers to treat sipder veins, and discuss the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques to reduce varicose veins. Thank you to the host, the lovely and wonderful Dr. Jennifer Ashton, for bravely showing […]

  • Posted on: Jan 1 2013
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Joan Kron – America’s Top Plastic Surgery Journalist

The New York Times recently published an interesting article on Joan Kron, editor-at-large for the fashion and beauty magazine Allure.  Eighty-five year old Joan has been covering plastic surgery for decades, and can be seen every year attending the national meeting for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). A friend of many prominent plastic surgeons (and […]

  • Posted on: Dec 31 2012
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Dec 26 2012
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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 […]

  • Posted on: Dec 22 2012
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Methods For Improving Lower Eyelid Bags

This is a recent TV segment I filmed for ABC TV. We discuss the various ways a person can improve the bags under the eyes, including both surgical and non-surgical techniques. I hope you enjoy watching it!

  • Posted on: Dec 19 2012
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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. […]

  • Posted on: Dec 17 2012
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Bagel Face and Simon Cowell Placenta Facials

Here is a video from a recent Fox News segment I did on the bizarre Japanese phenomenon of the Bagel Face and rumors that Simon Cowell is undergoing placenta facials. The visuals of the bagel face are incredible! Who thinks up this stuff??

  • Posted on: Dec 3 2012
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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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