Dr. Youn's Blog


My 2012 Plastic Surgery Predictions on TODAY Health

It’s become a tradition on this blog for me to look into my crystal ball each year and declare my plastic surgery predictions for the New Year.  Well, it’s already February, but better late than never! The TODAY Show Health page recently published my Five Plastic Surgery Predictions For 2012.  They are: 5. Cosmetic filler […]


Man Bites Off Woman’s Nose In Bar Fight – Woman Gets Forehead Flap

Nose-biter from jail: ‘I’m sorry’: woodtv.com I did my plastic surgery residency in Grand Rapids, Michigan. While most people see Grand Rapids as a quiet, conservative Midwest town, there are, surprisingly, some really messed up people there. I saw some real doozies, including the story from In Stitches where two idiot parents left their baby […]


12 Plastic Surgery Trends For 2012

Curious about the state of plastic surgery in 2012?  Wondering what new products or treatments might be in the pipeline?  The OC Register recently posted a slideshow of their 12 Plastic Surgery Trends For 2012.  You can check it out HERE. Every year I make my own plastic surgery predictions.  This year I’ve made five […]


ASAPS Releases Their Plastic Surgery Trends For 2012

According to surgery.org: With a new year right around the corner, many are thinking about which plastic surgery procedures will be popular. According to Denise Mann, editorial director for several plastic surgery information websites, consumers may see a lot of deals for injectables such as Botox, Dysport and Xeomin. The recent introduction of Xeomin, which […]



Should Doctors Treat Family Members?

My latest CNN.com blog article: Imagine you are a highly skilled surgeon. Then imagine that your grandson gets into a terrible car accident and suffers serious internal injuries. The injuries are so severe that he needs a physician to operate on him immediately. Even though a qualified surgeon is ready, willing and able to perform […]



Dr. Youn on “Good Morning America” Monday Jan. 9th!

I’m very pleased to announce that I will be featured on ABC’s Good Morning America Monday morning between 8-8:30am!  If you watch you’ll meet one of my newest patients and see some great results.  For more information, check out the Good Morning America website HERE. Thank you to everyone at GMA for having me on […]


“In Stitches” Voted A 2012 Michigan Notable Book!

Every year the Library of Michigan chooses several books to be named a Michigan Notable Book.  I’m extremely proud to announce that my humorous memoir, In Stitches, has been voted one of these books for 2012.  It’s really an honor to be part of this great group of books and authors. From the Detroit Free Press: A […]