Dr. Youn's Blog

My Three Minute Undereye Lift On Fox News

Give the Gift of Beauty : MyFoxDETROIT.com Are you interested in seeing a three minute undereye lift using Sudden Change Undereye Firming Serum? This past Saturday I was invited onto the local Detroit Fox News morning show hosted by my friend Deena Centofanti to introduce five nonsurgical options for giving the gift of beauty. We […]


“Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall Off” Goes Viral!

I wish I could figure out the secret to making an article (or a blog post) go viral.  I’ve written several articles for CNN.com, with two having gone viral in the last several months.  Last week my most recent CNN.com article (Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall Off) exploded, garnering over 10,000 Facebook recommendations and God-knows-how-many reads.  […]



Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall Off

  I cringe every time I see a patient for a breast lift who is a smoker. I’m deathly afraid that despite my warnings, she will smoke before or after surgery and cause her nipples to turn black and fall off. Yes. Smokers who undergo breast lifts are at great risk of losing their nipples. […]


“The Pratfalls (And Joy) Behind Becoming A Plastic Surgeon”

The Northwest Asian Weekly, the only Asian weekly serving Washington state’s Asian community, has printed an in-depth interview they conducted with me about growing up an awkward Korean-American, becoming a plastic surgeon, and my humorous memoir In Stitches.  You can read it HERE! After reading the article, it hit me… do I really say “like” […]


What Do I Have To Do With A College Of Music?

Not much!  But the Berklee Groove, The Student Voice of the Berklee College of Music enjoyed my memoir In Stitches so much they decided to interview me about it and offer a giveaway to win a free copy of my book.  You can visit BerkleeGroove.com HERE. By the way, I do have some minor musical […]


Update on the Phony Doctor Who Injected Fix-A-Flat Into Buttocks

Here is an update on the story I reported last week on the transexual woman who allegedly injected a combination of Fix-A-Flat, cement, mineral oil, and superglue into the victims.  From the Daily Mail: A transgender woman accused of injecting a woman’s bottom with cement and tyre sealant has been re-arrested after a second alleged victim came […]


FDA Approves New Dermal Filler: Belotero from Merz

Merz Aesthetics has scored a two-fer with the FDA recently.  They’ve just announced that their newest hyaluronic acid filler, Belotero, has been approved by the FDA for the correction of moderate-to-severe wrinkles, such as the nasolabial folds.  Like most hyaluronic acid fillers, Belotero scored well when compared to traditional bovine collagen injections.  Some physicians believe […]


Butt Injection With “Fix A Flat” Leads To Arrest

It seems all the crazy plastic surgery happens in Miami…  MSNBC is reporting that a Miami Gardens transgender woman has been arrested for charges of practicing medicine without a license after injecting a woman’s butt with a mixture of cement, “Fix A Flat,” mineral oil, and super glue.  The amateur incision was then closed with […]