Dr. Youn's Blog

Dr. Youn on Coast to Coast AM Tuesday Night/Wed Morning at 1 am ET/10 pm PT!

For any night owls out there, I’ll be doing a segment on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory this Tuesday night / Wednesday morning at 1 am ET/10 pm PT!  We’ll be discussing Extreme Plastic Surgery: Truth or Myth?  Do doctors really remove ribs to thin the torso?  What about liposuction fat used to […]

  • Posted on: Apr 24 2012
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Chin Implants On The Rise: New ASPS Statistics For 2011

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Here is an interesting segment from the Today Show based on the new plastic surgery statistics for 2011 by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. For the accompanying article, including my comments on Chinplants, click HERE.

  • Posted on: Apr 20 2012
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Why More Men Are Having Plastic Surgery: My Latest CNN.com Article

The pair of double-Ds jutting out in front of me look like they would belong on Pam Anderson. Instead they’re attached to a 14-year-old boy. I whip out a black marker and start drawing on Phil, my first surgery patient of the day.  Phil has severe gynecomastia, or enlarged male breasts.   Phil was brought […]

  • Posted on: Apr 18 2012
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L.A. Times Publishes Series Of Plastic Surgery Articles

The L.A. Times published a series of articles about plastic surgery this past Sunday.  There are some interesting reads here.  Please see links below if you have a few minutes and are looking for something plastic surgery-relate to read: Good Plastic Surgery, Bad Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery Increasingly Is A Couples Activity Plastic Surgery: The […]

  • Posted on: Apr 17 2012
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Women Waiting For Gummy Bear Breast Implants

A recent study printed in the Cosmetic Surgery Times revealed that over half of 800 women surveyed are willing to wait for the FDA to approve form-stable “gummy bear” breast implants.  Gummy bear breast implants have been hailed world-wide as the only ones that simply don’t leak.  The devices, already approved in Europe and Canada, […]

  • Posted on: Apr 10 2012
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ASAPS Releases Plastic Surgery Statistics for 2011

From the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS): NEW YORK, NY (March 20, 2012) – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) today released their 15thannual multi-specialty procedural statistics. The Aesthetic Society, which has collected plastic surgery procedural statistics since 1997, says the overall number of cosmetic procedures has increased 197 percent since […]

  • Posted on: Apr 4 2012
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The University of Michigan On “In Stitches”- “Refreshingly Honest And Humorous”

The University of Michigan student paper, Michigan Daily, has published a nice little article about my memoir In Stitches. “What a pair. Double D’s. Poking up at me like twin peaks. Pam Anderson, eat your heart out. Too bad they’re attached to a fourteen-year-old boy.” So begins Anthony Youn’s “In Stitches,” a refreshingly honest and […]

  • Posted on: Mar 26 2012
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Pillow Face: The New Hollywood Fashion

What is going on with all the Pillow Faces in Hollywood?  There’s been a rash of them lately, each one seemingly worse than the next.  A Pillow Face is the term used when a person has overplumped cheeks, causing them to look like a Cabbage Patch Doll or as if they’re storing nuts for the winter.  […]

  • Posted on: Mar 20 2012
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Why Your Waiter Has An M.D. – My Latest CNN.com Article

I met Sam* in the OR a few years ago. A polite surgical technician in his early 30s, we’d often chat after work. Sam obtained his medical degree from a school in Eastern Europe prior to immigrating to the United States. Now he spends his days cleaning surgical instruments and his nights working in a […]

  • Posted on: Mar 19 2012
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