Dr. Youn's Blog


Doctor Oz Segments Are Online

A couple weeks ago I participated in a segment of the Doctor Oz Show called “Secrets To Cheat Your Age.”  The program has posted the videos of the segments on their website online.  You can find links to the videos below. Secrets to Cheat Your Age, Part 1 Secrets to Cheat Your Age, Part 2 […]


Thank The FDA For Your Breast Implants

Last month 30,000 French women were urged by their government to have their PIP breast implants removed. The French Ministry of Health fears that the implants’ industrial-strength silicone filler, originally made for mattresses, could leak and cause serious health problems. So what should American women with breast implants do? Thank the Food and Drug Administration. […]


What Jeremy Lin Means To Asian Americans

My recent Op-Ed published this past weekend in USA Today: My son used to be Kobe Bryant. But lately when we play hoops, he’s Jeremy Lin. As an Asian-American former backyard hoop star, I whisper, “Thank you — and it’s about time.” When I was my son’s age, I used to be Michael Jordan because […]




Plastic Surgery Grew By 5 Percent In 2011

From The American Society of Plastic Surgeons: ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – The plastic surgery market continues to show significant growth – two years in a row. According to statistics released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), 13.8 million cosmetic plastic surgery procedures (both surgical and minimally-invasive) were performed in the United States […]


Dr. Youn To Guest On Mancow Radio Show Wednesday, Feb 22nd at 8 am ET!

This will be interesting.  I’ll be a guest (via telephone) on the Mancow nationally syndicated radio show Wednesday, February 22nd at 8 am ET!  We’ll be discussing Extreme Plastic Surgery: Truth of Myth.  Do people really remove ribs to look thinner?  Do some women have more than one breast implant per breast?  Am I seriously going […]


Fox News: Words of Wellness: “In Stitches”

Growing up, Dr. Anthony Youn was dealt an interesting hand: a tiger parent,  an abnormally large jaw, and many, many dateless Friday nights.  He details  these situations and many more in his book In  Stitches, a memoir which follows his humorous—and often touching—path  from awkward student to successful plastic surgeon. “I set out to write […]


Study Shows Breast Augmentation Can Improve Your Sex Life… Duh!

RealSelf.com is a plastic surgery site that’s great at creating dialogue between real plastic surgeons and the public.  This is the site that allows patients to vote on whether certain procedures are “worth it.”  For example, Breast augmentation has a 91% worth it rating, whereas the Lifestyle Lift has a 52% worth it rating. RealSelf.com […]